From the Hospital to an Old Navy: Thanksgiving at Work

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is synonymous with domestic leisure — turkey roasting in the oven, football on TV, family gathered around the dining table. But across the United States, millions of people spend at least part of the holiday at work — doctors, firefighters, police officers, reporters, waiters, cashiers, gas-station attendants, concession-stand operators, professional athletes. The…

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Cook It Fast, Cook It Slow

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I know some people feel like they never want to eat again after Thanksgiving. That, frankly, has not been my experience. I love a next-day turkey sandwich with cranberry sauce. Leftover stuffing is a perfect food. Once, even though I had half a pie left on the counter,…

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Heroes for Children

The Child Mind Institute held a benefit dinner on Nov. 19 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The Lincoln Center Corporate Fund honored Leonard Lauder at its fashion gala on Nov. 18 at Alice Tully Hall. And the Central Park Conservancy held a winter party at Rumsey Playfield on Nov. 20.