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Holiday Food Safety Guidelines

How Long Can Your Turkey Safely Stay On The Table — And The Leftovers In The Fridge?

Once Your Bird Is Cooked, Does It Matter How Long You Leave It Out? It definitely matters – and the clock starts ticking as soon as the bird comes out of the oven, fryer, or off the grill. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the number of reported cases of food borne illness (food […]

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Holiday Turkey Safety

How Long Can Your Turkey Safely Stay On The Table — And The Leftovers In The Fridge?

The big meal is over and the back and forth to the kitchen for leftovers begins. We all know that leftovers can really bump up the holiday calories, but how do you tell if the leftovers are actually safe to eat? Once Your Bird Is Cooked, Does It Matter How Long You Leave It Out? […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey – How Long Can It Safely Stay On The Table And In The Fridge?

Turkey, the centerpiece of most Thanksgiving meals, is a low in fat and high in protein nutritonal star. A 3 and 1/2 ounce serving is about the size and thickness of a new deck of cards. The fat and calorie content varies because white meat has less fat and fewer calories than the dark meat […]

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You’re Invited To My Teleseminar — Thanksgiving Eating: Challenges And Solutions

Does someone in your family always insist that you have to have seconds of everything – and then send you home with more? I hope you’ve gotten some tips on how to handle this from my book for your kindle or kindle reader — The Sensible Holiday Eating Guide:  How To Enjoy Your Favorite Foods […]

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10 Turkey Stuffing Tidbits You Want And Need To Know

Stuffing – most of us love it, eat it, go back for seconds (thirds?), and then eat the leftovers. But did you ever really think about stuffing – like why it’s called stuffing (or dressing) and what makes it taste so good? Ten Stuffing Tidbits There’s some difference of thought about stuffing vs. dressing.  For […]

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How About A Parade Before The Feast?

On Thanksgiving morning, right before the feast of the day (and before football), there’s another long-standing tradition. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, originally the Macy’s Christmas parade which served as the kick-off for the shopping season, began in 1924 when animals from the Central Park Zoo […]

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How Long Can Your Turkey Safely Stay On The Table — And In The Fridge?

How Do Turkeys Cross The Road? Where I live, I often have to stop my car and wait for the wild turkeys to cross the road.  I’m not kidding.  They start climbing over a stone wall from a wooded area one after another.  Gorgeous, they’re not.   And they don’t cross in a timely fashion, either.  […]

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Worried About Thanksgiving Eating? Here’s Some Help

A Time For Giving Thanks And A Celebration Of Abundance Those of us who are lucky enough to go to or host a Thanksgiving dinner are often faced with a dilemma:  overabundance.  Our Thanksgiving meal has become associated with a true groaning table – a table loaded with turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes in multiple formats, […]

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Should You Blame The Turkey For Thanksgiving “Food Coma”?

The Bird And The Berry Turkeys and cranberries, part and parcel of our modern Thanksgiving (and Christmas) menus, are both native to the Americas. About 46 million turkeys landed on US dinner tables last Thanksgiving, around  736 million pounds of turkey meat.  US farmers produce 735 million pounds of cranberries, 1.9 billion pounds of sweet […]

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How Long Can Your Thanksgiving Turkey Safely Stay On The Table — And In The Fridge?

How Do Turkeys Cross The Road? Where I live, I often have to stop my car and wait for the wild turkeys to cross the road.  I’m not kidding.  They start climbing over a stone wall from a wooded area one after another.  Gorgeous, they’re not.   And they don’t cross in a timely fashion, either.  […]

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