Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: Holley’s Habit-Forming Parker House Benne Seed Rolls

Recreate the closed restaurant's buttery, yeasty bread rolls at home.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: La Table’s Fabulously Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

Just add more butter. No, even more.

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: Luby’s Real-Deal Green Bean Casserole

Just like your grandma made it.

10/30/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: State of Grace’s Creamy, Crowd-Pleasing Poblano Spoonbread

This stuffing will transform anyone into a cornbread lover.

10/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houstonian Holiday Recipes

Recipe: Ninfa and Domenic Laurenzo’s Kicked-up Turkey and Salsa Molcajete

Make your Thanksgiving turkey the way Mama Ninfa did.

10/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

On The Table

How to Have the Most Houstonian Thanksgiving Ever

Without these three classic dishes, you can’t very well give thanks this holiday.

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheap Flights

This Is the Best Time to Book Those Thanksgiving Tickets

Plus: the best weeks for saving big on Christmas and New Year's airfare, according to Skyscanner

10/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Our 5 Favorite Pumpkin-Picking Patches for the Fall

Plus: pony rides, petting zoos and much much more.

10/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Turkey Day

Can't Find Patti LaBelle's Pie? Try These 4 Instead

A viral video put one pastry in high demand, but sweet potato pie is plentiful in Houston.

11/25/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Turkey Day

Celebrate Out of the Box: Thanksgiving

This year, let someone else do the cooking with a gourmet Thanksgiving feast at one of these Houston area favorites.

11/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Charity

When Once-A-Year Volunteers Strike

‘Tis the season for giving back—but what happens when there’s a surplus of samaritans?

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Wine & Dine

Picking the Perfect Thanksgiving Wine Just Got Easier

French Country Wines hosts its annual Thanksgiving tasting November 21.

10/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 27–30

Here's what to do after Thanksgiving dinner.

11/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

Holidaze

Where to Pick Up Your Last-Minute Thanksgiving Staples

Forget to order a turkey? No time to bake a pie? We've got you covered.

11/25/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Holidaze

The Perfect Pairing: A Beer for Every Thanksgiving Course

Buck the Beaujolais trend and bring a six-pack to Thanksgiving dinner.

11/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

humor

The People-Watcher's Guide to Black Friday

On the biggest shopping day of the year, the real fun is watching deal-crazed consumers make fools of themselves.

11/24/2014 By Andrew Husband

Wine Down

Red or White for Turkey Day?

Head to the Thanksgiving food and wine pairing at French Country Wines to find the best bottle for you (and your guests).

11/14/2014 By Wendy Cawthon

Home for the Holidays

What If: Randy Rucker's Third Coast Thanksgiving

How different would our traditional Thanksgiving dinner look if the Pilgrims landed on the Gulf Coast?

11/04/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Binge Watching

The 10 Best Thanksgiving Scenes in TV and Movies

Heart-warming to hilarious—gather round the YouTube and relive your favorite moments.

11/27/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dept. of Good Ideas

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Jello Shots

Looking to try something new this Thanksgiving? Our layered jello shots are a definite crowd-pleaser.

11/26/2013 By Dan Derozier