Here are some local ingredients to consider adding to a Thanksgiving dinner:HERITAGE TURKEYS AND PHEASANTSA flock of heritage turkeys at Sweetpea Rabbitry and Farms.Unlike most of the industrially grown, broad-breasted birds, they reproduce naturally, have smaller breasts and offer more robust flavor.
More than 250 volunteers helped distribute meals to families in the community for the 11th annual “Fill a Box and Feed a Family Holiday Food Drive."
A long line of cars formed outside of the Rackspace Headquarters off Interstate 35 and Walzem around 8 a.
However, a trio of big city chefs have created a menu of delicious recipes for this year’s healthy holiday meal.Dairy-Free Chocolate-Pumpkin Parfait with Cashew Cream
Cashew Cream Ingredients:
2 cups unsalted raw cashews
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Makes about 2 1/2 cups
Avocado-Chocolate Pudding Ingredients:
2 ripe Hass avocados
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup maple syrup
Makes about 2 cups.