This Thanksgiving, Skip The Turkey And Try Something New22:00

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For many people, Thanksgiving dinner means turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and mashed potatoes. But that's not the menu in every home.

Families across the country have found their own ways to celebrate and honor the holiday. For many of them the focus is on fusion and the menu has rice, beans, lasagna or noodles.


Joanne ChangJames Beard Award-winning pastry chef, owner of Flour Bakery + Cafe as well as Myers + Chang. Her latest cookbook, co-authored with executive chef Karen Akunowicz, is called "Myers + Chang at Home." She tweets @jbchang.
Leah Mennies, Boston-based food writer. Mennies is the senior food editor for Boston Magazine. She wrote "Why Don’t New Englanders Like New England Cuisine?" and  tweets @lmennies.

This article was originally published on November 21, 2018.

This segment aired on November 21, 2018.