A Good Appetite
Although one could argue that more carbohydrates are the last things a Thanksgiving meal needs, they’re also in keeping with the holiday’s spirit of excess. ...
... A DECADE ago, the breadbasket was pushed off my family’s Thanksgiving table. It was banished. Barred. Forbidden from showing its yeasty face.
“No one will miss it,” my mother said optimistically.
My father had developed diabetes, and the refined white flour that had made up the backbone of his homemade crusty French baguettes and anadama bread wreaked havoc with his glucose levels.
Full Story: Bringing the Breadbasket Back to Thanksgiving; By MELISSA CLARK, on The New York Times