Thanksgiving is a holiday full of traditions, and the most universal tradition of all is leftovers. (Vegetarians may not serve turkey, but they serve plenty of everything else!) In fact Thanksgiving isn’t really just a one-day holiday. It keeps going until there’s no food left.
But dispensing of leftovers shouldn’t be a chore, it’s a treat. So here are some clever ways to share the Thanksgiving bounty with your departing guests.
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Vegetarians don’t eat many common holiday centerpiece dishes such as turkey, ham, roasts and lamb. But your veggie friends don’t need your sympathy. They just need your consideration. Here are five things to keep in mind when hosting vegetarian guests at the holidays:
1. Find out what kind of vegetarians your guests are. Some eat fish and eggs, some don’t. Vegans don’t eat any dairy. Understanding where your guests draw the line will help you plan your menu.
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Dinner parties have their place, but they also have their down sides. That’s why a finger food party can be a great alternative. It keeps guests moving around and lets everyone talk to each other. You get to eat a variety of foods without feeling stuffed, and there’s always something for everyone.
Problem is, preparing so many appetizers can be time consuming and expensive. That’s why I’ve come up with five super easy apps that cost a total of $25 (with help from a few basic pantry items I had around the house).
Here are some tricks to help you save time and stretch your app dollar:
Tart Fruit Ice Cream (a.k.a. Frozen Yogurt)
Remember that ice cream maker you got as a gift that time from that person you knew from that thing?
If your answer is something like “barely,” then you’re like almost everyone else who ever got an ice cream maker. But, unless you have some sort of diagnosed medical condition that prevents you from eating it, you probably still love ice cream. And if it didn’t mean climbing into the attic to find that misbegotten gift, you’d like to make some at home.
Well it turns out you can make ice cream at home, without an ice cream maker. Here are two easy ways to do it:
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