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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Black Friday: Super Bowl of shopping kicks off at Gurnee Mills

    Black Friday: Super Bowl of shopping kicks off at Gurnee Mills
    Tannya and Florin Nistor loaded up their 4-month-old daughter Tatiana and headed north from Glenview Friday morning, arriving at Gurnee Mills at 7 a.m. Yes, they were focused on securing some Black Friday deals, but the early-bird shopping excursion...
  • Can I dry-brine a frozen turkey? 16 questions about dry brining answered

    Can I dry-brine a frozen turkey? 16 questions about dry brining answered
    Still have questions about dry-brining your Thanksgiving turkey? I’ve been writing about dry-brining turkeys for several years now, and can guess what some of those might be. So here’s a shot at answering some of the most commonly asked ones....
  • NFL playoff picture coming into focus

    NFL playoff picture coming into focus
    Thanksgiving is behind us, and now the real NFL season begins. This is the homestretch, when the story is either the favorites maintaining their momentum, or written-off teams rising to the challenge, then getting hot in the playoffs, the way the New...
  • The Garretts surely will be giving thanks

    The game was 20 years ago, yet Jim Garrett remembers it as if it happened last week. After all, his stroke sapped the strength from his legs, but it didn't rob him of his memories. A father doesn't forget watching his son play quarterback for the Dallas...
  • Needy Round Lake Beach families receive hot meals for Thanksgiving

    The Round Lake Beach Police Department , a popular restaurant in Third Lake and nearly three dozen volunteers reach out to those less fortunate on Thanksgiving by delivering fully-cooked meals. For one 59-year-old Round Lake Beach woman, her husband...
  • Flipping Jenkins and Allen helped Eagles defense

    Flipping Jenkins and Allen helped Eagles defense
    — Long before Chip Kelly ever arrived as the head coach, the Philadelphia Eagles employed a defensive system in which the safeties were never defined. Both had to be interchangeable and often were. That's one of the few things Kelly never bothered...
  • Sanchez seems ready to make a very different Thanksgiving memory

    Sanchez seems ready to make a very different Thanksgiving memory
    PHILADELPHIA — Peyton Manning shows up in his postgame press conference in a sport coat and tie. Tom Brady arrives at the podium looking like he stepped out of the pages of GQ. Mark Sanchez? He takes the microphone in a T-shirt and a ski hat....
  • Archbishop Cupich emphasizes spiritual blessings at Lake Forest Thanksgiving Mass

    Archbishop Cupich emphasizes spiritual blessings at Lake Forest Thanksgiving Mass
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake Forester reports: When Blase Cupich was installed as Chicago’s ninth archbishop earlier this month, the Rev. Michael McGovern of Lake Forest’s Church of St. Mary wanted him to feel welcome — so he...
  • Thanksgiving tourneys launch girls hoops

     Thanksgiving tourneys launch girls hoops
    Thanksgiving weekend's traditional fare of food, football and shopping is giving way, at least at the high school level, to girls hoops and several holiday tournaments. Naperville Central and Benet co-sponsored the annual Tip-Off Tournament, which...
  • Deerfield church raises more than $46K for Thanksgiving food baskets

    Deerfield church raises more than $46K for Thanksgiving food baskets
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Deerfield Review reports: On Saturday morning, Nov. 22, it’s all hands on deck at North Suburban Church in Deerfield. That’s the day 1,248 baskets of food will be assembled, organized and loaded into cars to...
  • Evanston police plan extra Thanksgiving patrols

    Evanston police plan extra Thanksgiving patrols
    Evanston police will be targeting drunken drivers over the Thanksgiving holiday, officials announced. The department is participating in the statewide enforcement effort, called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, which runs from Nov. 17 through Nov. 30. It...