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Thanksgiving

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  • 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....
  • Holiday classic gives youth ballplayers the chance to shine on diamond

    Coconut Creek's Rolando Lugo isn't quite sure what he likes more — striking out opponents or hitting home runs. But one thing is certain: He wants to follow in a relative's footsteps and become a pro baseball player. "I want to be a professional,...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Mockingjay' wins Thanksgiving leftovers race at the Friday box office

    'Mockingjay' wins Thanksgiving leftovers race at the Friday box office
    Audiences are still eating up "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I," in a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office. Heading toward its third consecutive week at No. 1, the Jennifer Lawrence-led Lionsgate franchise film topped the U....
  • Best Days For Holiday Deals? Green Monday and Super Saturday

    Best Days For Holiday Deals? Green Monday and Super Saturday
    With Thanksgiving Day discounts, Black Friday door busters, Small Business Saturday specials and Cyber Monday savings all in the rear view mirror, are there any deals ahead for December shoppers? Count on it, say consumer experts. Two of the season's...
  • What is Green Monday?

    What is Green Monday?
    So what exactly is Green Monday?  Green Monday, the second Monday in December, is yet another online shopping holiday coined by retailers to spark consumer excitement.  “It’s not as big as Cyber Monday, but it’s bigger than Black...
  • Help from strangers on a Thanksgiving

    On Thanksgiving morning 2012, we were driving on the Dan Ryan when we ran over a muffler and sliced open our tire. We managed to get the spare off our minivan with a great deal of effort as it was rusted on, when Ilie, a mechanic headed home from work...