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What Do Chefs Who Don't Work on Thanksgiving Do for Thanksgiving?

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Many restaurants throughout the Valley are offering special meals for the Thanksgiving holiday. But for those chefs who have the day off, what's the plan? I asked a few and this is what they had to say:

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Justin Beckett, Chef and Owner, Beckett's Table

Beckett's Table is closed on Thanksgiving, but I will be cooking. I love this holiday -- it might even be my favorite. I always try to do something new with the turkey. This year, I think I will do confit turkey legs then stuff it in the middle of boneless breasts and roll it all up and slow roast it. The sides are always my favorite dishes though, with cranberries being the star of the entire meal.

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