Thanksgiving is a respite from the pressures of daily life with our families and friends. However, the day also brings us all around the table. The editors of the Daily Targum share their favorite holiday foods.
Isabella Tyszka, editor-in-chief: “On Thanksgiving, I expect to eat 15 bowls of mashed potatoes and green beans, respectively. I’m not a fan of turkey or cranberry sauce, so I usually skip those, but in terms of dessert, you’ll always find me for the pumpkin pie!”
Victoria Yeasky, Editorial Director: “At Thanksgiving, I love sides! Stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, and green beans are all my favorites. I’m not a big fan of turkey or the sweet stuff, but I’ll definitely happily indulge.” of any meal. is in front of me.”
Astha Lakhankar, Senior News Editor: “My favorite Thanksgiving foods are macaroni and cheese and baked potatoes. These are also some of my favorite foods in general.”
Kithmy Wickramasinghe, Associate News Editor: “My favorite Thanksgiving foods are stuffing and mashed potatoes. I’m not a huge fan of turkey, but ham is pretty good, especially with a smooth honey glaze. I have a sweet tooth, so I love the cakes and pies that come after the big meal.”
Claire Bruno, Associate News Editor: “My favorite Thanksgiving dish since I was younger has always been stuffing. Closest seconds for me are mashed potatoes and turkey.”
Ricky Suta, Opinion Editor: “My favorite Thanksgiving dish is definitely stuffing. Desert is where it’s at though. I could have pumpkin pie or apple pie every day.”
Dylan McCoy, Sports Editor-in-Chief: “My favorite Thanksgiving meal is the honey glazed ham that my family makes. I know turkey is the popular choice for most, but in my opinion, ham provides a flavor that its dry counterpart can’t match.”
Jack Bisaha, Associate Sports Editor: “I’m a big fan of stuffing and I think if turkey is done right it can be really good for a Thanksgiving meal. I would like my family to make macaroni and cheese on Thanksgiving because I think it’s one of the My favorite foods overall.”
Vy Nguyen, Senior Editor: “As someone who grew up in an immigrant household, the food I grew accustomed to at Thanksgiving was always a mix of a typical American spread and a Vietnamese-American. Plus mashed potatoes and cake usual, there are always egg rolls and noodles on my plate”.
Henry Wang, photo editor: “Unpopular opinion, but using Thanksgiving turkey for leftovers and stock always succeeds. It continues to be even more difficult after Thanksgiving.”
Chris Kim, Head of Video Editing: “If I had to pick a favorite Thanksgiving food, it would be mashed potatoes, stuffing, and cranberry sauce, but I’m going to be completely honest: I’m not the biggest fan of Thanksgiving food.”
Jonny Berkowitz, Associate Video Editor: “The best Thanksgiving meal is stuffing. Nothing is more difficult than a good stuffing and it goes with everything”
Meredith MacLean, Internal Beat Editor: “My favorite Thanksgiving food is definitely turkey, which, while the star of the show, I think is a pretty unpopular choice as a favorite. I also love stuffing, green beans, and pumpkin pie, but maybe my most controversial version is I skip the mashed potatoes.”
Rachel Chang, Social Media Editor: “I have to say my favorite Thanksgiving foods are turkey, mashed potatoes, candied yams with marshmallows on top, and my mom’s amazing pumpkin mousse pie.”
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