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Tuning Up The Turkey: Thanksgiving Food And Wine

Thanksgiving means turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie… and all the carbs you could want. Although we’ve all got our tried and true favorites, you won’t ruffle too many feathers if you try a couple of new dishes this year.

On Wednesday'sUp to Date, Room 39’s Ted Habiger joins us to help you add some flavor to your Thanksgiving spread. And if your turkey’s not the only thing that needs a little sauce, wine expert Doug Frost has you covered with suggestions for your Thanksgiving libations.


  • Ted Habiger, owner and chef of Room 39
  • Doug Frost, master sommelier and master of wine

​Need some tips on turkey carving? Ted Habiger has you covered in this video from KCUR's Julie Denesha:

Stephen Steigman is director of Classical KC and chief of broadcast operations for KCUR 89.3 and 91.9 Classical KC. You can email him at stephen@kcur.org.