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The Home Chef’s Guide to a Simple & Satisfying Thanksgiving


Table of Contents Introduction Planning Is Everything Plan It All Out Menu Planning Effortless Apps Go All-In for the Grand Finale Schedule It All Out Make Lists, Lots of Lists Get Technical Keep a Record for Next Time Conclusion Introduction If your family is anything like mine, Thanksgiving is all about the food. Sure, there’s also catching up with the ... Read More »

The Thanksgiving Meal: Why We Eat What We Eat

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Thanksgiving brings with it a chance to appreciate all of life’s blessings, including everyone’s favorite meal: Thanksgiving dinner. But do you know why we eat what we eat on Thanksgiving? Let’s take a closer look at the evolution of this settler celebration into the modern-day meal we know and love today. The Stand-Bys The very first Thanksgiving dinner was shared ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Specialties and Shipping Deadlines


There’s still time to get everything you need for Thanksgiving feast. Order these seasonal specialities by the times posted below for your easiest Thanksgiving yet. Deep-Fried Jive Turkeys Despite the tongue-in-cheek name, this specialty purveyor and favorite of the New York Times and Food Network is your source for exceptional deep fried turkeys, now available in seven lip-smacking varieties. Order ... Read More »

Amazing Dessert Alert: Chocolate Babka Pie!


Yes, you read right. We have chocolate babka pie right now from none other than Manhattan’s legendary Breads Bakery, which was awarded “Best Bakery in New York” by the Village Voice this year. And we can assure you, you’ve never tasted anything like it. A pie version of the babka New York Magazine deemed the “Best of New York,” this ... Read More »

Send the Sweetest Thanksgiving Host/Hostess Gift Ever

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What do you give the host who has everything? Only the prettiest, tastiest petit fours ever. These fabulous fall almond cake and apricot jam morsels hail from Manhattan’s Three Tarts bakery. Made by hand and lovingly decorated with the designs and colors, they come 16 pieces to a beautiful gift box for $34. (Incidentally, they’ve got an awesome Indoor S’mores ... Read More »

7 Ways to Save on FoodyDirect Right Now!


We’re getting in the holiday spirit early and offering great discounts on some of our best seasonal goodies and perennial favorites to help you prep for Thanksgiving, cocktail parties, and holiday shopping. As always, you can swoop these deals now and schedule delivery for when you want it! Here’s every deal and giveaway happening right now. New to FoodyDirect? Use ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Made Easy and Delicious


If you’re the type to spend all Thanksgiving Day (and several days prior) in the kitchen, well then, you’re something to be thankful for. But this year, consider giving yourself (or your host) a break and an opportunity to actually watch football or the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with these fabulous gourmet mail-order items, perfect for celebrating the season. Trust ... Read More »