Those of us who overdo it with turkey and the trimmings should be thankful we have that opportunity.
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Fun facts and trivia for Thanksgiving.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
A breakdown of some of the national production efforts that help make it possible for you to enjoy Thanksgiving year after year.
In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. Historians have also recorded ceremonies of thanks among other groups of European settlers in North America, including British colonists in Virginia in 1619. The legacy of thanks and the feast have survived the centuries, as the event became a national holiday in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving. Later, President Franklin Roosevelt clarified that Thanksgiving should always be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month to encourage earlier holiday shopping, never on the …
Monday, November 21, 2011
Meijer’s dietitian Shari Steinbach offers suggestions for how to safely indulge with the holiday staple.
Thanksgiving cooking does not have to be stressful. With a few simple touches, a great turkey will serve as the cornerstone of a pleasing and sleep-inducing meal. Meijer’s Registered Dietitian Shari Steinbach put together advice and a few techniques to make a Thanksgiving turkey safely and with a lot flavor. The bird can induce a great Tryptophan coma among all of your relatives, including the ones you like. Buy the Right Size Turkey Safety Tip – Proper Temperature to Cook a Turkey Optional Ways to Prepare a Turkey
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized proof.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Arthur Huff, who provided this winning punchline to last week's comic: Ya know what scares people more than a dismal economy and no end in sight…