T.Hanksgiving Holiday

I just caught this on Serious Eats from a ways back. Best holiday ever. (But what of Ned, the alcholic uncle he played on Family Ties?)

The Menu

  • Cravin’ Private Fryin’: Fried turkey
  • Bosom Spudies: Mashed potatoes
  • A Leek of Their Own: Leek-filled stuffing
  • Catch Me If You Yam: Candied yams
  • A Beetless in Seattle: Beet salad
  • Cauli Wison’s War: Cauliflower gratin
  • From the Earth to the Shroom: Russian mushrooms
  • Bonfire of the Cranberries: Cranberry chutney
  • Apollo Thirtahini: Butternut squash and chickpea salad with tahini
  • Rollar Express: rolls
  • Kernel-minal: Cornbread
  • Sleepless in Se-Apple Apple cider cream pie
  • Brandy of Brothers: Cocktail made of apple cider, bourbon, seltzer and apple brandy


  1. Emmy · December 10, 2011

    Hmm, food name for alcoholic uncle in Family Ties…Bombed Shanks? (Yeah, I know it’s not too good!) I think Meredith Baxter finally accepted that her baby brother was alcoholic when he drank a whole bottle of vanilla, but there is NO way to make Hanks rhyme with vanilla.

  2. ebenbow · December 10, 2011

    Nice, Emmy! I couldn’t come up with much…

    Yammily Pies
    Apple-y Fries

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