Green Bean Casserole: A 57-Year Love Affair

What’s one of the most popular Google searches today? Green bean casserole. Yup, right there behind the top search – Black Friday deals – tens of thousands of Americans are scurrying to remember how to make the casserole first devised in 1955. This all-American invention came from the Campbell Soup kitchen, thanks to home economist Dorcas Reilly, whose goal was to come up with a simple dish (using company products, of course) that used as few ingredients as possible. The …

Think Twice Before Throwing Away Turkey Giblets

It’s time to kick off my annual “Save the Giblets Campaign.” You know giblets: the heart, liver, gizzard, neck and such, all stuffed inside most whole turkeys and chickens you buy, and all neatly wrapped in a little paper or plastic baggie. If you’re like most people, you probably also know giblets as “that bag of stuff you throw away.” See also: Healthy Thanksgiving recipes Awhile back I became curious about giblets and, specifically, the volume of giblets Americans are …