First snow contest, pie dough, super-yummy pie recipes
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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 15, 2018
Bending above the spicy woods which blaze,
Arch skies so blue they flash, and hold the sun
Immeasurably far; the waters run
Too slow, so freighted are the river-ways
With gold of elms and birches from the maze
–Helen Hunt Jackson (1930–85)
Kevin Eubanks (musician & The Tonight Show bandleader) was born on this day in 1957. Margaret Mead (author) died on this day in 1978.
Super-Yummy Pie Recipes
Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes: Pies and Puddings
When it comes to Thanksgiving, turkey may be the centerpiece of the table, but it’s dessert that can make the meal extraordinary. Here are eight scrumptious pie recipes using everything from classic ingredients like apples and cranberries to the slightly more adventurous combination of maple and bacon. (Yes, bacon for dessert!) Plus, we’ve included two delicious Thanksgiving puddings!
Tall Tales and Fish Stories
Through the years, we’ve heard yarns that take the cake, but these tall tales took the prize—first, second, and third prizes—in our 1984 Essay Contest based on the theme “The Tallest Tale I Ever Heard.”