It is the holiday where mostly every home is filled with cooking and baking.From roasting that turkey and stuffing to baking the pie from grandma's recipe.
FDA | BDN
FDA | BDN
During the 1959 cranberry crisis, the government moved swiftly to test and approve cranberries in time for Thanksgiving.But, in serious ways, the cranberry crisis marked a shift in the nation’s relationship with food.
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of holiday overeating, which seems to last almost until Valentine’s Day.I know that if I watch portions and add a few more veggies to my plate I will keep that holiday weight gain to a minimum.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly four times as many home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year.�Because there is so much cooking going on, it gives more opportunity for mistakes to happen,� Lisa Braxton, a representative from the National Fire Protection Association, told the Daily Inter Lake.
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A University of Maine women's basketball players serves turkey to a guest during a free Thanksgiving meal to the homeless at the Bangor Homeless Shelter, Nov.- 2 p.