That first plate of leftovers the next day is generally perfect as is. But if you’ve got multiple plates and days to work through, you might want to reinvent your leftovers a bit to keep it interesting. And if you love kitchen shortcuts and hate food waste as much as we do, please see our ideas for putting that turkey (and much more) to good use.
Go to dinner at author and LGBTQIA activist Jodie Patterson’s stunning brownstone in Bed-Stuy, and prepare for the conversation to get real—greying pubic hair, who sits at the head of the table—while you’re being (gorgeously, stylishly) entertained. “The best conversations are the ones about the thing you just can’t get out of your head,” says the fifty-one-year-old mom of five, who’s the Human Rights Campaign Foundation board chair. Here, her brilliant, easy tricks for getting people talking and having a fantastic time.
From the chicest turquoise-eye-dotted backgammon set to the candles we’re (all) buying for ourselves, these are goop editors’ favorites this month, picked from just-launched items in the goop home shop—not to mention our much-obsessed-over gift guides. Each one of these items makes an incredible present and, critically, is not only still in stock but easily deliverable in time for the holidays.