Thanksgiving

1:18pm

Mon November 19, 2012
The Salt

Could Nate Silver Predict How Good Your Pumpkin Pie Will Be?

Originally published on Mon November 26, 2012 11:55 am

All out of nutmeg? The same algorithms that predicts your friends on Facebook can also figure out ingredient substitutions for your pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving.
Courtesy of Lada Adamic.

We've been hearing a lot recently about how algorithms can predict just about anything. They find long-lost friends on Facebook and guess which books we'll buy next on Amazon. Algorithms hit the big time this month, when New York Times blogger Nate Silver used mathematical models and statistics to correctly forecast the outcome of every state in the presidential election.

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7:42am

Sun November 18, 2012
Business

Gas Prices On The Rise As Thanksgiving Holiday Approaches

A weekday traffic jam on I25 in Denver.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, AAA Colorado says 43.6 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles by car this year.

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6:16am

Sun November 18, 2012
Food

Put A Little Soul In That Thanksgiving Stuffing

Originally published on Sun November 18, 2012 1:48 pm

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Thanksgiving has its must-haves: potatoes, cranberries, turkey. But cooking the feast with a soul-food style gives the meal a whole new flavor.

Soul food conjures up thoughts of rich dishes full of butter or gravy — comfort foods. But soul food comes out of one of America's darkest chapters. Chef Melba Wilson, owner of Melba's Restaurant and Melba's 125 in Harlem, N.Y., explains that the basis of the cooking comes from the food slave owners gave to slaves.

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3:52am

Sun November 18, 2012
Food

The Veggieducken: A Meatless Dish With Gravitas

Originally published on Sun November 18, 2012 9:45 am

The Sporkful

Vegetarians don't need your sympathy on Thanksgiving, says Dan Pashman, host of a food podcast and blog called The Sporkful. Pashman is an omnivore, but he spoke to vegetarians and found "it actually makes them feel uncomfortable when a host goes to extreme lengths to make something special just for them."

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12:58pm

Sat November 17, 2012

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