While men may be more associated with watching football than preparing food on Thanksgiving, a good number of your male guests just might want to spend time in the kitchen this year, as roughly the same percentage of men (32%) and women (35%) say they enjoy cooking a great deal. In 1989, women (39%) were more likely than men (25%) to say this. Also, those helping out will probably enjoy the meal more; enjoyment of eating goes hand-in-hand with an enjoyment of cooking. Read More

Russell Heimlich  is a former web developer at Pew Research Center.