In this image taken on Oct. 8, 2012, a Thanksgiving dinner plate of cider brined turkey with sage gravy, peach cranberry sauce, sour cream and chive mashed potatoes, sausage pecan stuffing, arugula pear salad with pomegranate vinaigrette and goat cheese and herb crusted sweet potatoes is shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
The kindergarten students at Ahwatukee Foothills Montessori put
on a Thanksgiving performance for their families on Wednesday, Nov.
23. They acted out the original story of the holiday and performed
a musical number about Thanksgiving. In all over 40 students
participated in the performance, which lasted from 11 to 11:30
It’s a meeting of holidays so rare it will be tens of thousands of years before it happens again. Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah — the Jewish Festival of Lights — fall on the same day this year, creating what many celebrants have dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.” And it’s opened up a whole new world of culinary opportunities.
This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows crostini topped with goat cheese and candied nuts or steak tartare in Concord, N.H. For Thanksgiving, no-cook dishes can be sprinkled throughout the meal. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)