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McCoy & Dyer Call 1-800-BUTTERBALL And Ask The Important Turkey Questions [VIDEO]

We waited 15 minutes...and it's not even Thanksgiving Day yet...on hold to speak with Alice from Butterball.  Hopefully, our patience served a purpose and answers those pesky turkey 9-1-1 problems you might face on Turkey Day.  

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Some Traditional Christmas Dinners Around the World

In the United States, Christmas dinner is (for us) usually traditional. Ham or Turkey with potatoes, veggies, salad, pies and maybe some cookies. But, outside of the U.S., there are some unique holiday dishes.

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Sweet Potatoes

What Is the Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes?

How long should you wait until you get thirds? Should you tell Uncle Walter his teeth fell into the cranberry sauce? How do you find the words to describe Aunt Muriel's stuffing without offending her? Good questions all, but none are the most pressing on Thanksgiving.

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Category: Food, Thanksgiving
Spike Mafford, Thinkstock
Spike Mafford, Thinkstock

Do You Think The State Should Ban SNAP Beneficiaries From Buying Soda And Candy [POLL]

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services has submitted a request to prohibit candy and soft drinks from eligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program purchases.

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Two Turkey Hotlines Available For Help


There are two turkey help lines for you to call this Thanksgiving season, the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line and the Department of Agriculture Turkey Hotline.

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Stuffed Turkey
Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle

How to Unfreeze Your Frozen Bird

Most of us buy a frozen turkey for Thanksgiving which means it will have to be thawed before it’s cooked. Thawing a turkey can be tricky but there a few easy guidelines to follow and you should be ready to cook on turkey day. The UDSA warns that turkeys have to be kept at a safe temperature during thawing and there are three ways to do that.

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Phantomgourmet, YouTube
Phantomgourmet, YouTube

The Best Diners In Maine has put together their list of ten awesome diners in Maine that will make you feel right at home. We all have our favorite little diners in Maine. I am a breakfast junkie and there are some many great places that I can add to the list. Here's a look at their list.

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James Wright, YouTube
James Wright, YouTube

Patty LaBelle Sweet Potato Pies Sell Out After Fans Viral Video Review [VIDEO]

Singing legend Patti LaBelle has a huge fan in James Wright. James did a video review on Patti LaBelle sweet potato pie on YouTube and now the pies are sold out in many Walmart stores across the country.

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The Newest Superfood: ‘Banana Peels’


The newest ‘superfood trend’ is eating banana peels. You know the thing you usually throw in the garbage. You peel the banana and throw the skin away, but it turns out they are rich in vitamins and nutrients.

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100 Years of Family Dinners Won’t Make You Starve for Days of Yore

Thanksgiving may be the granddaddy of all dinners, with everything from turkey to cranberry sauce to pecan pie all fighting for room in our stomachs. But, guess what? We eat dinner every other night of the year, too.

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Category: Food

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