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Thanksgiving

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  • Season your turkey with Cuban flavors

    Season your turkey with Cuban flavors
    There are a few delicious reasons turkey serves as the centerpiece of so many Thanksgiving celebrations. The versatile bird is adaptable to a multitude of preparations and comfortable with all sorts of ingredients. Long before it fed those Pilgrims at a...
  • 'Walking Dead' TV's most tweeted-about show in Thanksgiving week

    'Walking Dead' TV's most tweeted-about show in Thanksgiving week
    This post has been corrected The AMC drama "The Walking Dead" was the most tweeted about TV moment of Thanksgiving week, according to newly released rankings from Nielsen's SocialGuide. The show's mid-season finale generated more than 880,000 tweets...
  • Mary J. Blige to anchor TV holiday special

    Mary J. Blige to anchor TV holiday special
    Thanksgiving isn’t just for stuffing your face with turkey, watching Charlie Brown on TV and then splurging on electronics at Black Friday sales. The holiday also launches the season of TV holiday specials anchored by musicians. Lady Gaga will...
  • Jimmy Fallon and guests perform ultimate Thanksgiving medley

    Jimmy Fallon and guests perform ultimate Thanksgiving medley
    Technically Thanksgiving was over when Jimmy Fallon, Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood performed their ultimate Thanksgiving song medley on Thursday night, but all is forgiven. Chances are you'll be hearing some of these new lyrics around the dinner...
  • 'Mr. Thanksgiving' welcomes all in the Quad Cities to volunteer-led celebration

    'Mr. Thanksgiving' welcomes all in the Quad Cities to volunteer-led celebration
    What Moline's Bob Vogelbaugh wants everyone in the Quad Cities and beyond to know most about his free Thanksgiving Day dinner is this: You're invited. If you don't have plans and would like to enjoy the friendship of others on a day meant for...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Dr. Who,' 'Atlantis,' 'Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Dr. Who,' 'Atlantis,' 'Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'
    "Dr. Who," "Dr. Who" and more "Dr. Who."  By now even those few Americans still disavowing their inner geeks and/or Anglophiles must know the British sci-fi classic "Dr. Who" is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary (yes, it debuted in Britain on the...
  • The recipe for 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'

    Sometimes the smallest notion can create magic. The 1973 animated special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving " was based on a "very simple idea," said the show's producer Lee Mendelson. Charles M. Schulz, the creator of the beloved "Peanuts" comic strip,...
  • 'Frozen' solid as 'Catching Fire' breaks Thanksgiving record

    'Frozen' solid as 'Catching Fire' breaks Thanksgiving record
    "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is making Thanksgiving box office history after generating big ticket sales over the holiday.  After taking in $20.8 million in domestic ticket sales on Wednesday, the Jennifer Lawrence action movie made $14.9 million on...
  • TV ratings: NFL big for NBC; 'Charlie Brown' surges; Lady Gaga soft

    TV ratings: NFL big for NBC; 'Charlie Brown' surges; Lady Gaga soft
    NBC gobbled up plenty of viewers with the Thanksgiving NFL matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The game, a 22-20 victory for Baltimore, drew a household rating of 11.5 in Nielsen's metered markets Thursday, up 3% from last...
  • Savor Thanksgiving, but watch the carbs: 47 easy ways to scale back

     Savor Thanksgiving, but watch the carbs: 47 easy ways to scale back
    Thanksgiving is but one day. So just enjoy it (in moderation, of course). After all, it's what you eat the remaining 360-something days of the year that really determines your pants size. Throughout 2013, the L.A. Times' Mind & Body section has...
  • Nick Offerman on 'Paddle Your Own Canoe'

    In his new book, “Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living,” Nick Offerman — the former Chicago theater actor, comedian and native of Minooka, now best known for his hilarious performances as the red-meat-...