But what happens when, oh, let’s see, we’re in a recession, and money’s tight, and you still want something delicious? Simple: Cut the food bling and make our classic Thanksgiving feast for eight for about a hundred bucks.
— Classic Thanksgiving…Only Cheaper, by the editors of CHOW.com
Jared’s Note: We’re posting some thoughts throughout the week on cooking Thanksgiving dinner, as we are prepping to host it here at Al Dente HQ. Stragglers and strays are welcome, pending a large cash donation to the Alzheimer’s Association. Some of these will be useful, some will be funny. Some will be both. Some will be neither.