Anything but the canned kind, not a fan of jarred gravy. My mom makes hers from the pan drippings + chicken broth + wine + flour + turkey fat and it always comes out great, and quite dark because it has the browned bed of onions from the pan bottom, the offal we stick down there with it, and red wine and sage added… » 11/25/14 1:35pm Today 1:35pm

Not nearly as exciting as other tales, but my grandmere would always make mince pie at Christmastime. You have to slather ketchup on top of the pie, that part is required. I never realized until I was in college that this was not a typical Christmas fare for most families. She also always put out those little cocktail… » 11/24/14 10:54am Yesterday 10:54am

I have this problem even with my less than two year old. She pulls at her collar saying "hot! hot!" but I know she just doesn't want to wear it, her cheeks aren't even pink. It's 30 degrees outside, you need a coat. Sometimes I put her old coats from last year on her stuffed animals and then she feels more enthused. » 11/21/14 1:45pm Friday 1:45pm

drink lots of fluid to try to flush it out, and cranberry juice. But if it doesn't get better by tomorrow, go to the doctor. I am currently home for the third day following a hospital visit for a similar infection which spread to my kidneys and ended up with IV antibiotics and cat scans. It is not fun. They can also… » 11/20/14 1:11pm Thursday 1:11pm

I agree. I miss episodes like The Fires of Pompeii when they're off on a fun vacation and the Tardis just happened to bring them to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, PLUS they have a big moral dilemma and argument over whether everyone should be saved because the Doctor can, theoretically, do it. Even in the "fun… » 11/18/14 1:53pm 11/18/14 1:53pm