Lots of us will be spending the holigays on our own, which may be exactly what you’ve always wanted! But if you are trying to create a sense of togetherness, these activities might help you and your loved ones feel closer in far-away times.
It’s good to be mindful and creative in the kitchen and make sure food ends up warming bellies and hearts, not rotting in a landfill. If you’ve got leftovers and some time on your hands this weekend I implore you to give them a makeover with one of these incredible recipes!
You’re looking for an impressive quick-cooking, small-scale main dish that was chosen just for you by Cat Cora her very self? WELL THAT’S THIS.
Vegetarian with allergies to nuts, coconuts, and sesame seeds? Well Julia Turshen has a delicious warm dessert (or breakfast!) for you!
Kyle’s created a full Friendsgiving menu that accommodates about a dozen dietary restrictions, and she’s used an impressive graphing system to make it happen.
We’re spending Thanksgiving together as a family; you don’t have to dress up but it would be nice if you tried the mashed potatoes. Get in here!
“I get up off the floor, reach for a long, heavy leek and a cutting board and my favorite knife, its weight in my palm like an amulet. I feel like a stranger in my own life, but I have seven hours and eight dishes left. There is work to be done.”
So, you’re spending Thanksgiving 2016 alone. I’m here to let you know that spending Thanksgiving alone is not only just fine, it’s also damn fun.
I cook with so much garlic that I’m pretty sure my hands perpetually carry its scent, which I should probably apologize to my girlfriend for. But I will never stop doubling and tripling the amount of garlic a recipe calls for, because I like to live my truth.
Why not bring the fight to them? Wear your heart and your guts and your politics on your sleeve. And across your chest, and on your head.
Whether you’re staying in, waiting in line, or buying a big-screen TV online at 12:01 AM, you could probably use a little more Drake, anyway.
“Autostraddle commenters! Autostraddle readers! THE PERSON LOOKING AT THIS RIGHT NOW, BASICALLY. Y’all are our lifeblood, and I love each and every one of you.”
“Summon all the indignation you can muster and pretend you are shouting down a Planned Parenthood opposer.”
Check off these special items you’re likely to find at any queer Thanksgiving gathering and be thankful for your chosen fam.
After you eat your turkey and drink your eggnog, come on in and cuddle up.
Shocker: not everyone loves traditional family gatherings. You wanted a tarot spread which would help you navigate Thanksgiving, so here’s one to look at the energies around your dinner table and deal with whatever is getting you down.
Scrumptious fall recipes to ensure your first Thanskgiving will go off without a hitch.
Get in here and let’s talk about that special time of year when pie definitively wins the pie vs cake war!
Because Serial isn’t long enough yet.
Friendsgiving Menu, Christmas tree shopping, a trip to Ann Arbor and the most beautiful pumpkin steamed buns.
With Amish apple pie with streusel, the base ingredients are just so tasty that there’s really no bad way to combine them.