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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Turkey Day trots gain momentum

    Turkey Day trots gain momentum
    She runs only about three 5Ks each year, but Jill Yesner says she'll never miss Thanksgiving Day. "I guess everybody wants to burn off the calories before they eat," says Yesner, of Boca Raton, who'll run the sixth Ann Levis JCC 5K in Boca Raton on...
  • Nearly 1M Marylanders expected to travel for Thanksgiving holiday

    Nearly 1M Marylanders expected to travel for Thanksgiving holiday
    Nearly 1 million Marylanders are expected to travel 50 miles or more for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the largest number since 2007 and a 3.2 percent increase from last year, according to driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic. About 983,...
  • Fewer shoppers say they'll be out on Thanksgiving

    Fewer shoppers say they'll be out on Thanksgiving
    Despite many retailers' plans to open their doors earlier on Thanksgiving Day, fewer consumers say they expect to shop during the holiday this year than last, possibly an indication that improved economic conditions means people are less desperate for the...
  • Thanksgiving recipe video and tips: Mom Parsons' cranberries

    Thanksgiving recipe video and tips: Mom Parsons' cranberries
    The basic recipe on the back of the cranberry bag is easy, but with just a little extra effort, you can create a really special sauce that exudes both tartness and sweetness. This recipe, from the family of Times food editor Russ Parsons, has become a...
  • GMS students 'walk their cans' to fight local hunger

    Canned goods for the needy doubled as fitness equipment this year at Griswold Middle School's annual pre-Thanksgiving food drive. The entire student body took to the campus sidewalks, bringing along non-perishable food contributions, for a mile-long...
  • Thanksgiving is a week away. Have you made reservations?

    Thanksgiving is a week away. Have you made reservations?
    Need I explain? Thanksgiving. Places to celebrate. Buffets and plated dishes. Carryout options. Go. Acadia. Contemporary Thanksgiving menu featured 1-7 p.m. Five-course dinner, $75, $125 with optional wine pairings. 1639 S. Wabash Ave., 312-360-9500...
  • Thanksgiving meal costs barely rise as price of turkey slips

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A small decline in turkey prices helped hold the increase in the cost of preparing a Thanksgiving meal for 10 to less than 1 percent this year, the country's largest farm group said on Thursday. Ingredients for a typical...
  • From the Archives: Why Lincoln set a day for Thanksgiving

    From the Archives: Why Lincoln set a day for Thanksgiving
    Editor's Note: With Thanksgiving upon us, we look back at a 1950 Tribune story reporting the discovery of a letter from editor and advocate Sarah Hale urging President Abraham Lincoln to declare a national Thanksgiving holiday. Six days after Hale wrote...
  • A Postmark From Bethlehem's Post Office A Popular Holiday Accessory

    A Postmark From Bethlehem's Post Office A Popular Holiday Accessory
    The post office in Connecticut's Bethlehem is preparing for the annual Christmas rush. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, crowds of visitors arrive in this Litchfield County town bearing cards and letters to be "cacheted" and postmarked with the town'...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'The First Thanksgiving'

    Aaron’s finally gone! Here are a collection of feels:  Keriann: “It’s like a breath of fresh air!” Gregory: “That kid’s like such a pain in the ass.” Dougie: “He was messy.” Adam: “Time...
  • Spatchcock cooking can be T-Day lifesaver

    Spatchcock cooking can be T-Day lifesaver
    We are one week away from the Thanksgiving Day feast. Do you know where your giblets are? This week and next we're sharing recipe and tips to help you through the first major meal of the season in fine form. In the meantime, let's dish: Speed-cook the...