Dear Companion readers,
Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times because it allows us to focus on family and friends. It stirs feelings of thankfulness for the simple things in life—time with loved ones, a warm place to gather, and peacefulness. Of course, it's also the start of holiday food! In this issue, we offer make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes so your feast day is less stressful. Also, enjoy our new page of delicious sweet potato recipes—plus, trivia on the difference between a sweet potato and a yam!
Don't forget! If you are a sky watcher, tonight's full Moon is the brightest of our lifetime. Learn more at Almanac.com/moon-november
Your Almanac editors
E'en in these bleak November days
There's gladness for the heart that heeds.
–Charles Dawson Shanly (1811–75)