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Nov.
15th

Turkey from someone else’s kitchen: Where to dine out for Thanksgiving dinner around the South Sound

Every year during recipe testing for SoundLife’s back-to-back Thanksgiving food sections, I remember exactly why it is some people like to dine out on Thanksgiving.

Ouch. My back. My feet. My kitchen. What a huge mess. Is that gravy on my ceiling?

Dine out? Not a bad idea.

Click “read more” to see the list of restaurants serving Thanksgiving meals Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. Don’t see your favorite restaurant listed? Email me or comment below and I’ll check in on what they’re serving, if anything. Read more »

Nov.
18th

Thanksgiving dine out: Keep your kitchen clean and find a South Sound restaurant serving turkey and all the fixings

During recipe testing for SoundLife’s Thanksgiving food sections (read the stories here), I was elbow deep in a cornbread stuffing recipe while stirring roasted pumpkin soup when I had an epiphany about why people don’t want to cook on Thanksgiving: It’s a lot of work.

Dine out? Not a bad idea.

Click “more” to see restaurants open for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 25 2010. Don’t see your favorite restaurant listed? Just comment and I’ll track down details. Read more »

Nov.
23rd

Another Thanksgiving cocktail from Tempest

The Pumpkin Pie, a cocktail developed by Denise Tempest of Tempest Lounge in Tacoma.
The Pumpkin Pie, a cocktail developed by Denise Tempest of Tempest Lounge in Tacoma.

Denise Tempest, of Tempest Lounge, has crafted another Thanksgiving cocktail for News Tribune readers. The Mocha Roca cocktail is meant to be sipped after dinner. It’s a white chocolate-coffee concoction with a quintessential Tacoma ingredient – Almond Roca, in syrup and candy form.

Pictured here is the Tempest Pumpkin Pie, the cocktail Denise Tempest created for News Tribune readers last Thanksgiving. Click “more” for recipes for the Mocha Roca and Pumpkin Pie cocktails. And Happy Thanksgiving.

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