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Prepping for the dinner
Members of the University of Jamestown women's basketball team, from left, Paige Emmel, Jordan Bridges and Alexis Watts, help with preparations...
November 26, 2013 - 6:36am
November 25, 2013
Thanksgiving-Hanukkah overlap spurs thanks, angst
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When life gives you Hanukkah on Thanksgiving, make a menurkey. Or a turkel. That's what students at suburban Detroit's Hillel Day School are doing — creating paper-and-paint mashups of menorahs and turkeys, and the birds combined with dreidels. The...
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November 25, 2013 - 9:50am
Thanksgiving dinner ready to serve hundreds
Jamestown’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner is ready to serve hundreds of people again this year. The dinner tradition, which was started 24 years ago by the late Fritz Buegel, offers turkey, stuffing, potatoes, corn and more to any community member or visitor for free, said...
November 25, 2013 - 6:26am
November 18, 2013
ND turkey group to give annual bird to gov
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Turkey Federation is presenting a Thanksgiving bird to Gov. Jack Dalrymple. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring also is getting a live bird at the Monday ceremony at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Representatives of the...
November 18, 2013 - 2:50pm
November 13, 2013
Turkey Trot run/walk planned
The 2013 Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk is planned on Thanksgiving Day in Jamestown. The event, sponsored by Bank Forward and Coborn’s, starts at 8:30 a.m. The cost to enter is $25; proceeds benefit the Community Action Region VI Food Pantry. T-shirt pickup and registration open...
November 13, 2013 - 7:40am
November 12, 2013
How to mix it up without sacrificing tradition on Thanksgiving
Some cooks like to change up the Thanksgiving meal — a sous vide turkey here, a sweet potato souffle there. But on a holiday dedicated to tradition, innovation can spark revolt. "Know your audience," says Jack Bishop, editorial director of America's Test Kitchen. "The people...
November 12, 2013 - 12:50am
November 6, 2013
Pumpkin is a popular fall food
Christina Rittenbach, NDSU Extension As we are now fully into the fall season, pumpkin seems to be a popular choice for consumers. Of course pumpkin pie is the traditional dessert for the Thanksgiving season, there are many ways to prepare and eat pumpkin. Pumpkins are technically...
November 6, 2013 - 8:00am
November 2, 2013
Tarting up your Thanksgiving butternut offering
By J.M. Hirsch Associated Press Much as I love butternut squash — and firmly believe it belongs on the Thanksgiving table — I’ve grown bored with the ways it typically shows up. Too often, the squash is cut into chunks, then either seasoned and roasted or steamed and mashed....
November 2, 2013 - 7:27am
Save time, oven space with a no-cook Thanksgiving
By Michele Kayal Associated Press Every Thanksgiving presents the same challenge — how to juggle the turkey and the stuffing and the pie and all those sides in just one oven. Turns out this one’s easier to solve than finding a tablemate for your obnoxious Uncle Hal. The answer?...
November 2, 2013 - 7:26am
October 28, 2013
A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math
Thanksgiving is coming and you need to just relax and embrace the horror. Accept the fact that you'll get at least something wrong. The turkey will be too big. Or too small. Or too frozen. There won't be enough mashed potatoes, or maybe you'll forget to salt them. Maybe...
October 28, 2013 - 7:55pm
December 2, 2011
Letter to the editor: Community Thanksgiving Dinner provided great meal
We all have reasons for looking forward to the season of spring, the snow melting and green leaves on the trees. The summer season when we enjoy nice green vegetables and watermelons. But for me it's the reason for the autumn season. This year Nov. 1 was my 97th birthday. Many friends...
December 2, 2011 - 6:18am
November 25, 2011
Volunteers feed hundreds with community dinner
For hundreds of people in Jamestown, it isn't Thanksgiving without the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Concordia Lutheran Church. More...
November 25, 2011 - 6:51am
November 23, 2011
Thanksgiving travel rush is under way across US
CHICAGO (AP) -- Undeterred by costlier gas and airfare, millions of Americans set out Wednesday to see friends and family in what is expected to be the nation's busiest Thanksgiving weekend since the financial meltdown more than three years ago. The rough economy led people to find...
November 23, 2011 - 3:32pm
Sun will not publish on Thursday
The Jamestown Sun will not publish on Thursday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. No diversions pages will run this week. The Entertainer, the Sun's weekly television viewing guide, will be distributed on Friday.
November 23, 2011 - 7:18am
November 22, 2011
Community Thanksgiving Dinner invites the public for meal Thursday
Six hundred rolls. Eight massive cans of cranberries and 24 cans of corn. Kettle after kettle of mashed potatoes. Twenty-eight 18-pound turkeys, stuffed with dressing. About a hundred volunteers will cook a free Thanksgiving dinner for an anticipated crowd of 600 at the annual Jamestown...
November 22, 2011 - 6:52am