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The First Thanksgiving Menu

by Steven Doyle

As our day of Thanksgiving fast approaches we wanted to look back and see why and how our Pilgrim ancestors celebrated their feast.

What began in 1620 with a band of 102 religious separatists seeking a new home and the lure of the New World’s prosperity, the Pilgrims settled into their new life style, which proved harsh throughout their first brutal Cape Cod winter.   Continue reading

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Al Biernat’s Rolls Out Annual Thanksgiving Menu Available for Pickup to Dallas Guests

Once again, iconic Dallas-based restaurant Al Biernat’s will offer  a traditional Thanksgiving pickup menu to its guests for the holiday. Instead of spending hours  prepping a meal for the whole family, leave it to the talented team at Al’s to make a delectable  Thanksgiving meal that comes hot and ready to serve.

Al Biernat’s Oak Lawn and Al Biernat’s North will offer a scrumptious takeaway menu featuring  all the Thanksgiving makings. Choose between a traditional whole 12-14 lb. turkey with gravy  or a smoked heritage half spiral sliced 7-8 lb. ham to make your Thanksgiving feast complete  for just $99.00. Not a fan of turkey or ham? Check out Al Biernat’s Meat Market with an  impressive list of prime rib, chateaubriand, filet mignon, ribeye, and seafood options. All meats  from the Meat Market come uncooked with Chef’s Special Marinade and instructions.

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Lockhart Smoke House Offering Thanksgiving Dinner Take-Out

Enjoy Lockhart Smokehouse is smokin’ this holiday season with family-style portions for Thanksgiving.  From the smokehouse enjoy fully smoked turkeys and hams, prime rib, or whole briskets served along side green bean casseroles, cheesy potato casserole, smoked cream corn, mac n’ cheese and peach cobbler for dessert ($35-$220).

Meals will be served cold and vacuum sealed with instructions for reheating. Side dished will be in aluminum half pans.
Deadline to order from the online order form is Monday November 23rd at 5pm and pick up cutoff  is Wednesday, November 25 at 4:30pm. Wine and beer is also available.

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8 Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

93146459_XS.jpgby Steven Doyle

It has been a terrific year; a blessing to be sure. How do we give back this holiday season? We have a few options below that might pique your interest. What better way than to assemble the clan into the family truckster and make way to assist those less fortunate than us this year as the ultimate family feast in heartwarming acts of kindness with generous sides of valuable life lessons for the children, wrappings of great joy uncovered through lending a hand, and a bit of a treat knowing you made a difference in a life even if for only a day. be cautious because volunteerism is contagious! Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Dallas 2019

thanksgiving_dinner_1280x1024by Steven Doyle

Thanksgiving caught up to us fast and we have guests coming. Instead of making a turkey you might consider the happy gift of reservations. We have assembled a list of some of our favorites for not only a buffet, but plated Thanksgiving-esque courses that will please a hungry crowd in the Dallas area. Continue reading

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Our Thanksgiving Tradition: Pie From Malai Kitchen

by Steven Doyle

I have always been enamored by the incredible dishes at Malai Kitchen in West Village in Uptown Dallas, but wanted to share what was probably the best part of any of the meals I have had there – the coconut pie.

I loved the pie so very much that we called Malai a few years back and asked for the recipe.  Now we are not normally a recipe loving web site, but this pie is special.  It deserves all the love and attention it can garner.  If you can bake pies, use the recipe.  If you cannot, call them and reserve a pie for your Thanksgiving table. We like to run this recipe every year now in hopes one of you will invite me for a slice!  Continue reading

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