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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event

    Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event
    The Countryside Business Association Board members and Capri Banquet staff, along with volunteers from the City of Countryside and the local community, served Thanksgiving dinner to 94 low-income families and senior citizens (365 people) on Thursday, Nov....
  • Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving

    Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving
    The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24. Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...
  • Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving

    Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving
    For the past 50 years, several Morton Grove congregations have held an interfaith service to celebrate Thanksgiving. The location of the service is rotated annually between the congregations. This year, it was held at the Muslim Education Center. The...
  • Lake Bluff's Daily Grind heads to Market Square

    Lake Bluff's Daily Grind heads to Market Square
    Moving his business just got a lot more comfortable for Daily Grind owner Rick Harness. Now the butcher is gearing up for the holiday season — traditionally his busiest — to leave Lake Bluff with a bang before moving two miles south to Lake...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sweet potatoes versus yams, with 12 recipes

    Sweet potatoes versus yams, with 12 recipes
    Sweet potatoes or yams? Trick question. Despite what millions of Americans (and many groceries) may call them, those dark orange, moist root vegetables that you roast in sugar syrup and top with marshmallows are not yams, just another type of sweet...
  • How to dry-brine a turkey? Here's what you need to know to get started

    How to dry-brine a turkey? Here's what you need to know to get started
    When I'm buried, I fear that my headstone will read: He Dry-Brined Turkeys. I started writing about this technique several years ago and every Thanksgiving it seems more cooks become converted. That's understandable — it's by far the easiest way...
  • 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....
  • Food pantry in Gloucester sees increase in numbers of those in need

    Food pantry in Gloucester sees increase in numbers of those in need
    Hunger continues to be a growing problem on the Middle Peninsula, Bread for Life food pantry volunteer Kathleen O'Neal said. "The numbers are increasing tremendously," she said. "It's incredible to see the number of families out of work and they just...