'Thanksgiving' on Serious Eats

10 Ways to Let Fall Inspire Pizza

The cooler weather allows a lot more pizza making to take place indoors and for the toppings to get a lot richer. Look to these pies that feature heartier greens, squash, nuts, pumpkin seeds, Brussel sprouts, and much more for seasonal inspiration. You might just find the perfect Thanksgiving pre-game (or post-game) pie. More

Poll: What Pizza Style Are You Most Thankful For?

Although turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie grace the dinner table in lieu of pizza, we keep all things we are grateful for at the forefront of our thoughts on Thanksgiving day. That, of course, includes pizza! So in the spirit of giving thanks, vote for the style of pizza that you are most thankful for. Plus, check out the bonus poll! More

My Pie Monday: Roasted Garlic Alfredo, Panzerotti, Neo-NY, and More!

Well, it may have been Thanksgiving last week, but Slice'rs didn't let that stop them from eating some delicious homemade pizza! (Though square_pie did try to combine the two.) On the menu: homemade fried panzerotti from dhorst, a spinach and artichoke pizza from bartonkt, a neo–New York pie from dmcavanagh, and more good stuff from Scott D., Adam Kuban, Tupper Cooks!, and TScarborough. More

Top This: Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza

[Photographs: Adam Kuban] If there's any problem with Thanksgiving, it's that you have leftovers. And even that's a nice problem to have. But that sort of interferes with pizzamaking, right? There you are, all ready to prep your sauce and stretch out a ball of dough when Aunt Mabel reminds you, "You're cooking? We've got a whole fridge full of food!" Well, we've got the solution for you: Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza. Make one of these for them, and then go about your usual pie-slinging business. This pizza is topped with Food Lab goodness: Turkey and Gravy, Really Good Stuffing,... More

Video: The U.S. Pizza Team Prepares for This Year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

You may know the U.S. Pizza Team as one of two* pizza organizations that represent the U.S. in pizza competitions throughout the world, cooking pizzas and tossing dough in the hopes of taking home awards for the Red, White, and Blue. This pizza competition scene has sort of existed on the fringes, though, with exposure coming in spurts every now and then when pizza-tossing gets picked up by blogs and goes viral. Anyway, could the fact that the U.S. Pizza Team will be marching in the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade mean that the activity is finally breaking into... More

Five Years Ago on Slice

A screen grab from the Slice archives: Five years ago to the date, if not the minute. I was just looking at past Thanksgiving posts on the site and found this one. The sentiment remains the same, if not the travel plans. I'm staying in New York this year but eating turkey nonetheless. Pizza is for after the holiday, when I'm sick of the bird.... More


We'll be taking a holiday hiatus while I'm in Milwaukee. And while Slice editorial policy dictates that I suggest pizza for your holiday meal, tradition calls and binds me to consume the succulent flesh of Meleagris gallopavo. Whatever you're eating this holiday, may you savor your meal among friends and loved ones. And remember, pizza is the perfect break from all those leftovers you'll surely have after tomorrow. If I happen upon any good pizza in the Cream City, I'll be sure to blog it. Bon appétit!... More

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