Lee Hefter's Family Thanksgiving
From incredible squash soup to a maple-syrup gravy, Los Angeles chef Lee Hefter's Thanksgiving menu celebrates his East Coast roots.
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Even though he’s lived in Los Angeles for 11 years, Hefter gravitates to people from the East Coast, who, like him, might have seen the fall foliage every year and watched maple syrup being tapped. “When you grow up with these memories,” he says, “you want to share them.” He thinks adding maple syrup to gravy makes it go better with all the traditional Thanksgiving side dishes.