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Thanksgiving

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  • Turkey: Roasted or braised, you decide

     Turkey: Roasted or braised, you decide
    Thanksgiving might just be the ultimate potluck. Nearly everyone we know loves this food-centric holiday. Long gone are the days of one person cooking the whole Thanksgiving dinner. These days, many guests volunteer to bring a part of the meal, for a...
  • Bill Mego: Thanksgiving cooking mistakes you don't want to make

    Thanksgiving can be an exciting day. One fellow wanted roasted chestnuts, so he set his oven to 400 degrees, as he had been told, and his timer for 15 minutes, again as he had been told. Then he put the nuts on a tray, as he had been told, and started...
  • President Obama pardons national Thanksgiving turkey

    President Obama pardons national Thanksgiving turkey
    President Barack Obama pardoned Cheese the national Thanksgiving turkey in a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday. U.S. presidents have been pardoning turkeys since the 1800s as part of the country's national Thanksgiving holiday, when roasted...
  • Puzzling through wine for Thanksgiving table

     Puzzling through wine for Thanksgiving table
    My dad was a children's dentist, floss in hand for just shy of 50 years. He often would take me to his office on Saturdays, his down time, when he could tidy up after the week's work but also practice new techniques — on me. One time, while he was...
  • 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...
  • Perfect kitchenware for the Thanksgiving host

    Perfect kitchenware for the Thanksgiving host
    Thanksgiving is a day of football games, family time, float parades — and, of course, food. But if you're the host of the big feast, the day can be a hectic one. Here are five functional products to help keep peace in the kitchen. Best-dressed...
  • Speak Out for Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

    I enjoyed the story of adopt a sailor for Thanksgiving. I also adopted a sailor. My grandson is in boot camp. He also brought a friend. The first thing they wanted to do was go to McDonalds for breakfast. It was their first time off base. They were really...
  • 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...
  • Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul

    Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul
    In the predawn hours of Thanksgiving Day, a group of men was carrying three tons of marijuana off a boat along the Central California coast. Once the cargo was loaded into vans -- authorities estimated the marijuana arrived in 180 bales weighing up to...
  • Speak Out Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

    I want to wish every SouthtownStar reader a very Happy Thanksgiving! The proposed Lucas Museum looks like Casper the Ghost with a halo. The artist who designed this eyesore should turn in his union card. Kudos to stores like Nordstrom’s, Costco,...
  • Macy's to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

    Macy's to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving
    Black Friday is continuing its creep earlier into Thanksgiving Day, with Macy's opening its doors at prime turkey-coma time. Macy's plans to open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving, two hours earlier than last year, “in response to the significant, sustained...