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Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms — Portobello mushrooms are a great option for a vegan or vegetarian main course because they are large enough to fill a plate and can be stuffed with a variety of flavors. For reader Dianne Wenz of West Orange, N.J., small stuffed mushrooms were always a holiday side dish - until the year she decided not to serve them.
Nov 24, 2015

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Squash, Eggplant and Tomato Tian — If you're looking for a colorful dish to brighten your holiday table, try this simple and elegant Vegetable Tian. Reader Deborah Lee Liberatore, of Fernandina Beach, Fla,. is a vegan who serves this dish to her guests. Yellow squash, eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes are basted with olive oil, flavored with herbs and roasted to perfection.

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Vegan Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Wedges With Cranberry, Pecan and Chili Pesto — Pumpkin is the ultimate fall vegetable, but most of the time, pumpkin is reserved for the dessert pie. This pumpkin recipe may convince you to serve it as a savory main course. Pumpkin found its way to the Thanksgiving table of Tara Deshpande Tennebaum out of necessity.
Nov 23, 2015

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Roasted Pumpkin Wedges With Chili Pesto

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Artichoke Torte — For a simple but substantive vegetarian entree this Thanksgiving, try this easy Artichoke Torte. Although artichokes aren't a typical November vegetable, they freeze well and can be enjoyed any time of year. This recipe from Carol Lamont of Palo Alto, Calif., uses frozen artichokes to make a simple but delicious torte for your holiday table.

Vegetarian Thanksgiving - Sweet Potato Pockets — We've heard from a number of vegans and vegetarians that they often bring their own food to holiday events to be sure something will be served that they can eat. This portable recipe for Sweet Potato Pockets was created by Kathy Patalsky, of Los Angeles.
Nov 19, 2015

Vegetarian Thanksgiving — Sweet Potato Pockets

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pumpkin Ravioli With Sage Walnut Pumpkin Butter — Over the last seven years of collecting new vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes on Well, we've learned that inviting a vegetarian or vegan to your holiday table creates more opportunity than challenge. Readers have seen that by making flavorful vegetarian and vegan dishes, they end up enhancing everyone's meal.

Pecan Pie Truffles — These festive truffles from Hannah Kaminsky, a columnist at VegNews Magazine, combine the rich flavors of pecan pie under a thin layer of smooth chocolate Like traditional rum balls, these offer a slightly alcoholic kick, so be sure to monitor any underage guests.

Special Section: Wired Well — Once personal health technology meant little more than bathroom scales, thermometers and electric toothbrushes. Now, these devices and apps are everywhere: on our wrists, in our phones, the bedroom, the kitchen, even on our children and pets.
Nov 17, 2015

Special Section: Wired Well = technology and psychology try to sync

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Twice-Baked Squash — Caitlin Galer-Unti, a food writer, thought that baked butternut squash was so nice, she baked it twice. The result is this delicious holiday version of a twice-baked butternut squash, with vegan cashew cheese, nuts and cranberries. It is not only delicious, but it is pretty and will easily dress up a fall or winter holiday table.

Doing Online Homework to Help Children Do Theirs — A special report on personal technology for health, family and fitness. - With so many different research sources to choose from - websites, podcasts, medical journals and news articles - it's tough for students to know the proper style for listing and punctuating citations.
Nov 16, 2015

Doing Online Homework to Help Children Do Theirs

Nov 22, 2015

RT @nytimes: Because every student is looking for ways to get homework done faster

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Nov 27, 2015

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Nov 27, 2015

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Nov 26, 2015

How well does your teen know your mother? @Storycorps has a mission for her:

Nov 26, 2015

Thanksgiving, With College Students: Fantasy, Reality, and Getting It Right

Nov 26, 2015

Sure, you can steal a kid's nose. But are you really getting this classic comedy bit right?

Nov 26, 2015

Sure, the sauce is delicious, but are there any health benefits to eating cranberries?

Nov 25, 2015

Download the @storycorps app, find a quiet place, and encourage your teens and your parents to connect:

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