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9 Thanksgiving Turkey Myths and Facts

November 18, 2016

Even though you break out the big bird every year at Thanksgiving, you may not have all the facts straight on preparing turkey. Myth: It’s OK to Thaw Your Turkey on the Counter Fact: No, no, NO! It’s important to keep your turkey below 40 degrees at all times to inhibit bacteria growth. Stay safe…

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Thanksgiving Splurges You Won’t Regret

November 07, 2016

You may not have the budget to splurge on anything and everything, but you do want to celebrate the bountiful Thanksgiving season. These indulgences are downright worth the money: A Local, Organic Turkey Liz Mullen, co-chef of Minneapolis-based Chowgirls Killer Catering, is convinced that a free-range turkey—raised on a local farm without antibiotics and hormones—is…

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Secrets From Food Critics To Make Your Meal Amazing

November 03, 2016

Thanksgiving is the one day you really want to create a culinary masterpiece (no pressure!).  The likelihood of your meal reaching star status goes way up when you keep a few key factors in mind. Two food critics—James Beard Award-winning food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl and Minnesota-based Chef Camp co-owner James Norton—share a few tricks…

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Rest Your Fears About Hosting Thanksgiving

November 02, 2016

As the host of Thanksgiving dinner, you will have plenty on your plate to be concerned about. But thanks to these tips, the things that could possibly go wrong probably won’t. Relax—have a drink. You got this. What If I Don’t Have Enough Food? Thanksgiving nightmare No. 1  is running out of food, as guests…

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