SOUTHEASTERN N.C. – Thanksgiving is upon us, which means times to gather — with friends, family, and plenty of food — to give thanks and celebrate.
Whether you’re making your way through your last day of work before the holiday, looking for some last-minute ideas (perhaps for a certain vegan friend), or just biding your time while the food cooks, Port City Daily has some classic Thanksgiving reading for you.
If your turkey is thawed, brined, and ready to go, but you’re not quite sure how you want to cook it, consult some of Wilmington’s chefs for innovative — and classic — recipes on how to prepare your bird. READ MORE
The U.S.S. North Carolina saw heavy combat duty during World War II, at a time when supplies were limited. But that didn’t stop an intrepid sailor – U.S. Navy Baker 2nd Class Oscar David Taylor from coming up with his own recipe.
Taylor’s recipe for Battleship Pumpkin Pie made enough for thousands of slices, but we’ve scaled it down to something more manageable, and added step by step directions. READ MORE
If you’re expecting vegans or vegetarians at your holiday table, many classic recipes won’t quite work. We’ve got plenty of suggestions from our archives. READ MORE and READ EVEN MORE
Many people volunteer on Thanksgiving — in fact, many organizations told Port City Daily it’s one day they don’t need extra hands. But Thanksgiving also kicks off the winter season, when many groups do need help. If you’re feeling like giving back this season, here’s a good place to start. READ MORE