Oprah's former chef Art Smith couldn't have had a better year — he dropped 95 pounds and married his longtime partner in a star-studded wedding ceremony — but the Chicago restaurateur loves reminiscing about Thanksgivings past. "We all expect delicious comfort food served family style. I hate plated food in the home. I think it's unfriendly," he wrote. Turkey day "brings back memories of past Thanksgivings, when I make my family's recipes."