Thanksgiving

A mouth-watering Thanksgiving Feast!

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Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson has been cooking incredible meals on the land and on the sea for over 25 years. As a professional chef who has made her career as a private personal chef in the luxury field, we are truly grateful to have her tips for making a memorable, mouth-watering Thanksgiving feast!

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Latest Posts in Thanksgiving

Food Innovation Network offers a new take on a time-honored tradition

We are just two years shy of the fourth centennial of one of America’s most cherished American traditions – Thanksgiving. That original harvest feast was celebrated in 1621 by three-score Pilgrims and a Native American contingent twice that size. The Wampanoag had welcomed the desperate English immigrants to their shores, shared food with them, and taught them American agricultural methods.


Cranberry sauce, fry bread, and gratitude? Meh, say tribes

 

As you sit down with your family (or framily) for Thanksgiving dinner, you probably already realize that the settlers and Native Americans at the first Thanksgiving weren’t eating cranberry sauce shaped like a can. The pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe may have eaten wildfowl and corn back in 1629, but according to an article in...


Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!

 If I take a look at the people who are in my life—and that includes all of you—then this is the moment when I can express great gratitude. Thank you for being part of this journey with me.


On Gratitude

Remember, not everyone has loved ones to count on or a stable income, or has a place to live.  A lot of people do not even know what it feels like to be invited to someone’s home for a Thanksgiving celebration. A lot are stuck at home unable to travel, to sick, elderly, or perhaps their family has died leaving them with no one to count on.


From Medford New Jersey

 

 Soul Food

Before rich brocade draped somber white,

Adorned crystal goblets and bowls of forest green,

My heart ladled your graced reflection,

And, I was home...again.

Neither Black-out cake nor Pecan pie

Sugar-coated, drenched sweetness,

Could tempt my hungry, widened eyes,

Stirred by familial laughter.

Broken...