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Dinner Rush! Hanger Steaks with Ginger-Cranberry Sauce

Hanger Steaks with Ginger Cranberry Sauce

With Turkey Day just around the corner, everyone seems to have their knickers in a twist about turkey, stuffing and all that nonsense. Sure, it’s all delicious (and don’t even get me started on the binge-fest known as “dessert”), but I’m getting a bit of a head start on the unsung, fail-safe hero of the Thanksgiving table. I’m giving it up for the cranberry.

Pigeonholed into a can-molded, jellied sidekick to turkey or juiced companion to vodka and lime, the breadth of the cranberry’s abilities is far-reaching and delicious. Think of it as going great with more than just poultry or booze. Take a hanger steak, for instance. It is rich, meaty and sings in perfect harmony with the tart, acidic flavor of cranberries.

This time of year, picking up fresh cranberries is easy-breezy, but when the cornucopias and tinsel find their way back into the holiday storage bin, remember the humble cranberry (he does live in the freezer section in the off-season).  Think what a great companion he was at the holidays, and savor that all year long.

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Unique Eats: The Thanksgiving Croissant

Thanksgiving Croissant

We’ve already hyped New York’s Momofuku’s highly addictive pie and fun spins on cookies. Now get a load of their fully-loaded Thanksgiving Croissant. The contents of the classic Thanksgiving leftover sandwich — turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy — have been stuffed inside a herb-flecked croissant. Sound awesome? You are correct. It’s a little on the greasy side, but the overall glory of Thanksgiving foods combined transcends that minor fault.

Thanksgiving Croissant

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