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Thanksgiving: The Alternate Cut

There’s much to be thankful for this season. Let’s see, there are the empanadas, and the burritos, and the pop-tarts. Yeah, if you look hard enough, it’s a veritable cornucopia of Thanksgiving dinner stuffed into and slathered onto all kinds of unexpected foods. Like these...

The Thanksgiving Empanada

The Thanksgiving Empanada

Made with: Turkey, cornbread, cranberries and gravy. (Get extra napkins.)
Pairs well with: A pumpkin egg cream from Buffalo & Bergen, a few stalls down in the market.

The Thanksgiving Burrito

The Thanksgiving Burrito

Made with: House-roasted turkey, roasted squash with cranberries, herb stuffing, more cranberries and a tortilla.
Pairs well with: A brisk walk down K Street.

The Thanksgiving Pizza

The Thanksgiving Pizza

Made with: Roasted turkey, chestnuts, cranberry mostarda, brussels sprouts and bacon. (You are working bacon into your Thanksgiving dinner. Right?)
Pairs well with: A hangover.

Oven-Roasted Turkey Pizza, available through Nov 30, Arcuri, 2400 Wisconsin Ave NW, 202-827-8745

The Thanksgiving Pop-Tart

The Thanksgiving Pop-Tart

Made with: Housemade pop-tart dough, roasted turkey, stuffing, cranberry glaze and a dollop of sweet-potato mash.
Pairs well with: A pumpkin-pie-filled donut.

Thanksgiving Pop-Tart, available Nov 24-28 (closed Thanksgiving Day), Ted’s Bulletin, 505 8th St SE, 202-544-8337, and other area locations

The Thanksgiving Hot Pot

The Thanksgiving Hot Pot

Made with: Turkey, saffron and cashews covered in a dome of baked dough. Take that, Pilgrims.
Pairs well with: The Kaminee cocktail, with Pimm’s, chili gin, ginger and lime.

Dum Ka Turkey, available on Thanksgiving Day, Rasika West End, 1190 New Hampshire Ave NW, 202-466-2500

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