Halloween candy, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pies, apple crisp, roast beef and Christmas cookies are all tantalizingly good treats and easily available over the holidays.
You may have heard that it’s OK to slurp noodles in Japan. That is very well said and very true, and in Okinawa there are many soba noodle restaurants across the island for you to slurp to your heart’s content.
I have dined in luxurious restaurants and exotic tiny local eateries around the world, yet when it comes to naming the most memorable meal of my life there is only one that comes to mind – our family dinners on New Year’s Eve at my grandfather’s house back in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Spending for the Thanksgiving meal can quickly spiral out of control. By shopping the commissary, military members can save money on this one meal and help manage their budgets for the rest of the holidays.
Thanksgiving has been called a purely American holiday, perhaps because it celebrates a traditional religious idea – that of giving thanks to a merciful creator – in a secular way that transcends denomination and ethnicity.
Seeing pink as you’re slicing into your beautifully browned holiday turkey is enough to strike fear into the heart of any cook, no matter how experienced they are. Follow these few tips to avoid that scene this holiday season.
After my adventure, I took a 10-minute drive to Tenku Terrace OoLoo for a relaxing lunch. In Okinawan dialect “OoLoo” means blue, and this café high above the southeastern coast has a great ocean view embodying that meaning.
A previous version of this story said the Popeyes chicken sandwich would be available at all of its locations, based on information released on an Army and Air Force Exchange Service website and on social media. The sandwich will be available at locations in the U.S.
“Umeboshi” is a very sour pickle made by fermenting plums. You will see umeboshi in Japanese lunch or bento boxes sold in the super market. This is in part to prevent food spoilage, because it is believed umeboshi help prevent bacteria growth.