In 2003 Jones Soda, a Seattle company known its bottle labels that feature photos found a way to Thanksgiving even more fun. They turned Thanksgiving dinner items into soda flavors. The limited-edition five-pack contained Turkey & Gravy Soda, plus four others that varied by year, including: Cranberry Soda Dinner Roll Soda Fruitcake Soda Green Bean […]

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June is National Turkey Month; the third Sunday is National Turkey Day—this year, June 20th. This year it coincides with Father’s Day; and tonight,the official beginning of summer (the exact time of the summer solstice this year is 11:32 p.m. Eastern Time). We’ve been saving this Turkey Nachos recipe from Chef Ingrid Hoffmann for today: […]

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September 23rd is National Great American Pot Pie Day—a day to celebrate a classic comfort food.. You’ll like this recipe so much, that you’ll plan to make it again with Thanksgiving turkey leftovers. It’s a complete dish on its own, but caterer Lesley Stowe, who created it for Thanksgiving leftovers, says to “feel free to […]

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We are big fans of the turkey products from Diestel Family Ranch, a premier breeder of whole turkeys and other turkey treats. There are: Conventional whole turkeys plus Non-GMO and organic options. Boneless turkey breast that’s 100% breast, no patched-up pieces. Turkey burgers, chorizo, franks, ground turkey and sandwich slices including turkey pastrami, sausage.   […]

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[1] Oh so delicious: Jeff’s Famous Maple Brown Sugar Jerky (all photos © Jeff’s Famous Jerky). [2] Prefer hot to sweet? Try Jeff’s Famous Sriracha Black Pepper Jerky. [3] Jeff’s Famous Beef Jerky. [4] For chile heads: Jeff’s Famous Carolina Reaper Jerky. [5] Jeff’s Famous Cranberry Jalapeño Jerky. [6] Jeff’s Famous Black Pepper. Jerky   […]

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A scrumptious two-bite chocolate turkey, delivered in a beautiful gift box from Burdick Chocolate.   For the Thanksgiving dinner table, we have long used chocolate “place settings,” a [confusing] name given to a party favor presented at each place setting [of flatware and dishes]. For many who follow this tradition, the place setting is a […]

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Have you been blasted with turkey tips this season? If not, these tips, adapted from Whole Foods Market, will help you out: 1. PLAN FOR THAWING If you purchase a frozen bird, plan ahead! Depending on its size, the turkey could take half a day to defrost for small for small birds, or multiple days […]

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