In South Korea, it looks like the days of buying fake casts for pretending you have an injured arm to evade preparation of holiday meals during the Chuseok Festival may well be over. Chuseok is a major harvest festival and a three-day thanksgiving holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. South Koreans visit their ancestral hometowns and share a feast of Korean traditional food and ceremonial dishes prepared by the women in the family, while the men chat, drink and watch television.
In this video, Thanksgiving Etiquette, Ze Frank narrates the proper manners involved in a Thanksgiving feast. Some funny etiquette rules we learned were: Brussels sprouts are nature’s turds, and they taste like it! So shoo away the Brussels sprouts. Also, making a penis out of legumes is bad. People who make penises out of legumes should not […]
We know it’s not Thanksgiving (posting it then would be way too mainstream), but if you still aren’t tired of hipster-bashing, this video is for you. Courtesy of the always-funny Harvard Sailing Team, this video is about a group of hipsters celebrating Thanksgiving … erm, mostly photographing their food with vintage Instagram filters.
It’s a well-known fact that Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of America’s most anticipated events of the year, and there’s no better way to watch the parade than from above. Brooklyn-based photographer Navid Baraty took photographs of the recently concluded parade from 30 stories above 6th Avenue. This is definitely a cool way to get a different perspective of the parade.
Vegetarians celebrating Thanksgiving have one more meal option with the Veggieducken, an Inception-style dish that takes its cue from turducken, a Thanksgiving traditional dish with a chicken stuffed into a duck stuffed into a turkey, plus stuffing in between. Developed by cooking host and blogger Dan Pashman, it basically involves stuffing sweet potatoes into leeks, then stuffing all of that into a banana squash. Looks complicated but awesome.