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Thanksgiving Dinner For Cheap: 5 Dishes That Will Save You Money

Thanksgiving Dinner For Cheap: 5 Dishes That Will Save You Money

The rising cost of food means Thanksgiving will be more expensive this year. In fact, your holiday meal will run you about 13% more than last year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. That may not sound like much, but every dollar adds up (especially when the pressure to start shopping for Christmas begins the next day). Your turkey alone (for an average 16-pounder) will likely add an extra $4 to your feast. So how do you put on a delicious, festive meal for less? We have a few suggestions. More »

Memoir: I’m Not Your Typical Vegan

Memoir: I'm Not Your Typical Vegan

What do you think of when you hear the word “vegan”? A straight-edge hardcore kid with neck tattoos? Your hippie aunt who never married and lives in Northampton with five cats? That willowy girl from your high school who ate only lima beans? How badly you want to eat a steak right now?

Personally, it makes me think of getting a snack, because it describes all the food I’ve eaten for the past seven years. That’s right, I’m one of those people. After I get some hummus and pita from the fridge, I will tell you how I, an otherwise hedonistic person, got this way. More »