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Family Futures Staff with Andy Rent
Family Futures Staff with Andy Rent
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Breakfast is big hit for Staff of Family Futures

About a month ago, we were asking for nominations, and your vote, for your favorite non-profit social service agency. The winning agency would win breakfast for their entire staff as a thank you from 100.5 The River and the Omelette Shoppe. Well, the nominations poured in along with the votes.

And the winner was....Family Futures!

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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
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Thanksgiving Calculator Tells How Much Food You’ll Need to Cook

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner, but you're a little nervous about the amount of food you've purchased, never fear. The wonderful writers over at Skillet have created an online calculator to approximate how much food you'll need to make.

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How Much Does it Cost to Cook Your Thanksgiving Dinner

How are your plans for Thanksgiving coming? Getting all of the plans together?

We know it's going to cost more than in the past. The average cost has hit a new all-time high, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, to over $50 for a family of 10.

I was talking with our friends at Consumers Energy, about how much it actually costs to cook all of the goodies we have on Thanksgiving, and I was stunned. It's low!

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10 Brilliant Thanksgiving Dinner Hacks to Make Your Day a Breeze

If you're hosting Thanksgiving, you know how tough it can be to pull it all together. Fortunately, there are some tips that can help.

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Category: Food, Thanksgiving
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Deep Frying Your Turkey? Watch out [Video]

Cooking a turkey is a pretty basic thing. But, getting it to be moist and juicy is a bit of work. There are different ways to cook it. Oven? Grill? Deep Fry?

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The Family Dinner has Changed Over the Years {Video}

What's for dinner tonight?

A good question. What we cook has changed remarkably over the years.

As you sit down for your family dinner tonight, and, hopefully, you are having a family dinner, think back how it has changed over the past 100 years.

This is a fun video with a 100-year dinner retrospective.

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This Yummy Thanksgiving Turkey Is Actually a Scrumptious Cake

Don't have the patience to wait through an entire Thanksgiving meal for dessert? Well, you're in luck.

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Category: Food, Thanksgiving
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A Juicy Moist Turkey at Thanksgiving is Everybody’s Dream so Here’s How

Ah, Thanksgiving. One of my favorite times of the year. Family, friends, gathered together for happy times. However, if your house is anything like mine, getting the Thanksgiving dinner together is a chore. No matter how early we try to prepare, it always seems to be pandemonium as the dinner hour arrives.

The key ingredient is  the turkey. And, having a juicy, moist turkey is a real art. Believe me, I've sawed my way through dry, tough turkey before and it's no fun. Pass the gravy.

So I went searching for ways to have a juicy turkey that everybody loves and found a good website, Fine Cooking with eight tips to the perfect turkey!

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Creepy Treats You Could Serve This Halloween

It's hard enough just getting the kids dressed and out the door for Halloween. I mean, candy is awaiting and they have to go now. Then, if you're having people over, now you have to come up with some Halloween treats of your own. So, here are some ideas for you.

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Festival of the Arts Adding More Food Booths in 2016, Applications Open

Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts planning has already begun for 2016. Applications for organizations interested in hosting a food booth are now available.

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New Way of Peeling Potatoes May Change Your Life

Check out this completely spud-tacular way to peel a potato.

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Category: Food

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