Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Talking turkey, vegan recipes, and Battleship Pie

Thanksgiving means good food, good friends, and - of course - giving thanks. (Port City Daily photo / FIle)
Thanksgiving means good food, good friends, and – of course – giving thanks. (Port City Daily photo / FIle)

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.

Talking turkey

Veterinarians recommend not feeding your dog raw poultry. They'll just have to wait like everyone else. (Port City Daily photo / FILE).
You’ve got your perfect turkey. Now what? (Port City Daily photo / FILE).

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

Battleship Pie

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

Vegan Recipes

Got vegan or vegetarian guests coming for dinner? We got you covered. (Port City Daily photo / File)
Got vegan or vegetarian guests coming for dinner? We got you covered. (Port City Daily photo / File)

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

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