Category Archives: thanksgiving

Frisky Eats: 10 Remixed Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

I do not care how much you claim to lovvvvvvve Thanksgiving dinner — at a certain point, eating the same damn leftovers everyday gets OLD. For a period of time growing up, I actually hated Thanksgiving dinner because I knew we would be eating it the day after Thanksgiving, the day after the day after Thanksgiving, the day after the day after the day after Thanksgiving, and so on. My parents weren’t huge foodies so it didn’t occur to them to take the leftovers and turn them into something different. But YOU CAN. Here are 10 ways to reuse that leftover turkey, mashed potatoes, yams, cranberry sauce and stuffing so that no one at your table whines, “Aww man, Thanksgiving dinner again?!”

Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Had The Best Friendsgiving Ever

Patrick & Ian's Bromance
Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellan Continue To Brag About Their Amazing Bromance
Now they're just bragging. Read More »
Sir Patrick Marries!
The Only Thing Missing From Patrick Stewart's Wedding Photo Is My Mom (But I'll Get Over It)
And bestie Ian McKellan officiated! Read More »
Stoned Patrick Stewart
Stoned Patrick Stewart Teaches His Girlfriend How To Act
Captain Picard gets high and teaches an acting lesson. Read More »
We Love Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart Meets And Embraces Domestic Violence Victim
Sir Patrick Stewart meets and embraces domestic violence victim. Read More »
Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Had The Best Friendsgiving Ever

Did you really think Sir Besties Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen would celebrate the American holiday with anyone but each other? Of course not! Here’s how I imagine the big day went down, if Sir Ian and Sir Patrick channeled their alter egos, Captain Picard and Gandalf, in a confusing fashion:

Sir Patrick: Sir Ian, you’re late!

Sir Ian: A wizard is never late, Sir Patrick. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.

Sir Patrick: Well, whatever. Starfleet has issued a direct order to carve this bird!

Sir Ian: Hold out your hand, Sir Patrick. Remember, that wound will never fully heal. The bird will carry it the rest of his life.

Hands Sir Patrick the knife.

Sir Patrick: Well then, let’s make sure history never forgets the name … Thanksgiving.

Sir Ian: So be it. (nods head)

Sir Patrick: ENGAGE.

Carves turkey.

Annnnnd SCENE. [Twitter]

Our Bitchin’ In The Kitchen Pinterest Contest Has A Winner!

pinterest winner

Collectively, the gals at The Frisky have gained about 45 lbs. just looking through all of your amazing Pinterest boards for our Bitchin’ In The Kitchen Pinterest Contest— but at the end of the day, we can only crown one victor.

Tasked to pin your dream holiday table for the chance to win a Rachael Ray Cookware Prize Pack (valued at $356) from PotsAndPans.com, we were blown away by the time, effort and creativity that you all poured into your boards. Just in time for a Thanksgiving feast, the winner of our Pin It To Win It contest is… Keep reading »

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Survival Guide

We here at The Frisky have a love/hate relationship with Thanksgiving. We love the food, but hate the stress of cooking. We love our families, but hate the awkward things they say. We love going home, but hate traveling.

We have so many things to look forward to (yummy pie) and just as many to avoid (politics). Don’t let any of the usual holiday quarrels ruin your holiday. This year, you will have a game plan. The following gallery contains everything you need to navigate Thanksgiving like a pro. We encourage you to use this survival guide as light reading on your voyage home, or a quick reference under the dining room table as you decide whether to have a third helping of stuffing.

College Students, Wear This To Thanksgiving And Thank Us Later

Dysfunctional Family Bingo
Dysfunctional Family Thanksgiving Bingo
The perfect game for Thanksgiving! Read More »
Pie Chart: Mom Comments
Anatomy of a passive aggressive mom comment
The anatomy of a passive aggressive mom comment. Read More »
Annoying Holiday Questions
17 Totally Acceptable Ways To Respond To Annoying Holiday Questions
And 17 totally acceptable ways to respond to them. Read More »
Antisocial Thanksgiving Sweatshirt

Dear College Students,

This Thanksgiving, you could peruse our list of responses to all the annoying questions your distant relatives are going to ask you. Or you could just wear this shirt and avoid all those questions from the get-go. Your call. [Twitter]

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Let’s Get Ready To Play Dysfunctional Family Bingo!

Dysfunctional Family Thanksgiving Bingo

Happy Thanksgiving/Hanukkah, everyone! If you’re like the vast majority of people, then your family is at least a little bit dysfunctional. Why not turn this year’s awkward moments, blowout fights, and tense dinner table debates into a super fun game? Just print out this handy Dysfunctional Family Bingo Card and mark off each square as they happen. First one to fill in a full row or column wins a bottle of bourbon, a tearful night on the sleeper sofa, and 10 years of therapy. Good luck!

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