Whether you’re scrambling to finish food preparations or already nursing a turkey-induced food coma, here are some of the most essential Thanksgiving reads from the pages of TIME.
Food & Drink
Two chefs of the Michelin-starred Fat Duck restaurant in England are killed in a Hong Kong car crash.
It’s still probably going to be a lot
In Cracker Jacks’ latest line of snack foods, who knew the surprise inside would be ‘a mildly addictive stimulant drug’?
French Champagne producers are facing an “unprecedented” combination of bad weather and disease that is bringing down harvest yields by 40 percent.
Wells has an axe to grind, and he has no shame in sharpening it right against the cleavers of some of New York’s most storied chefs.
In the latest food scandal to emerge in China, customers are being duped by fake eggs made out of resin, starch and pigments.
An Asian hotel chain now offers the world’s most expensive coffee, which derives its refined taste from the subtle workings of an elephant’s digestive system.
Tasteless, frigid lager seems like the stuff borne of America. But now, Will Ferrell is trying to spread his love of the dry lager to the beer-loving Swedes.
You know you want to try a “Gandalf’s Gobble Melt.”
Schools across the nation are wondering if there’s any truth to Cheetos’ “Dangerously Cheesy” slogan.
Perhaps patrons were sick of getting Big Mac grease all over their $1,300 Gucci purses. Or maybe the presence of the Golden Arches was just a bad fit for one high-end shopping mall in Milan, Italy.
A McDonald’s franchise …