11/26/14 12:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY

CHARITY ROBEY

I grew up in the South with a Methodist father and a Jewish mother. My husband, Steve, grew up Jewish in the Bronx.

Before we married, I came to Thanksgiving with Steve’s family, bearing my Kentucky Grandmother Ruby’s traditional sweet potato marshmallow side dish, generously flavored with bourbon. (more…)

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11/25/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | PENELOPE MOORE

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |
Penelope Moore

Each Thanksgiving for many years, when I lived in Greenwich Village, my family spent weeks preparing for the holiday dinner. We bought turkey from Balducci’s, sausage meat from Faicco’s Pork Store, bread from Zito’s Bakery on Bleecker Street, vegetables and herbs from the Greenmarket on Union Square and perfectly proportioned chestnuts from a market nearby. (more…)

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11/21/14 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Staffer Anna Belle and owner Marie Eiffel of Reddings are more than ready for Thanksgiving.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Staffer Anna Belle and owner Marie Eiffel of Reddings are more than ready for Thanksgiving.

There are a number of chefs on the Island willing to cook your Thanksgiving dinner or provide side dishes and desserts. But only one — Ram’s Head Inn — is ready to welcome you to its dining room for that special holiday meal. (more…)

11/19/14 1:59pm
COURTESY PHOTO | A new book of poetry is dedicated to a worthy cause.

COURTESY PHOTO | A new book of poetry is dedicated to a worthy cause.

November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and two poets, Islander Virginia Walker and Michael Walsh of Rocky Point, both active in East End poetry workshops, have pledged their new book, “Neuron Mirror,” to help fight pancreatic cancer. (more…)