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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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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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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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Michigan Landowners Can Earn $25 per Acre by Making Land Available to Hunters

Landowners can earn up to $25 per acre through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Hunting Access Program.

The program provides private-land hunting opportunities in southern Michigan and the eastern Upper Peninsula.

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Fun Trivia With Friday 5 the Hard Way

Here is more fun trivia used on the Friday 5 the Hard Way game played on Andy in the Morning today.

Don't worry, I've given you the answers, too.

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Earl’s Meats in Holland Recalls Turkey Lunch Meat

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development reports that Earl’s Meats in Holland is recalling its turkey lunch meat because a sample has tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

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Gas vs. Electricity at Thanksgiving Dinner, What’s it Cost to Cook?

Thanksgiving dinner isn't cheap, even if you're clipping coupons.

And since we're pinching pennies, let's compare the cost of cooking Thanksgiving dinner with gas vs. electricity.

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What to do With Thanksgiving Leftovers? Make a Cake

Don't worry about having too many leftovers this year. Just turn them into a Thankscaking.  Huffington Post Taste Editor Julie Thomson, came up with the idea, and I think it's brilliant!

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Don’t Trust Your Thanksgiving Turkey Pop-Up Timer

It's Thanksgiving, the turkey is in the oven and you're waiting for the pop-up timer to pop so you can enjoy dinner.

Bad news. Your turkey is going to be overcooked.

Don't trust your Thanksgiving turkey pop-up timer.

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Thanksgiving Turkey By The Numbers – What You Need To Know

Thanksgiving and the holidays can be stressful enough without having to stress over cooking a turkey.

Check out a few Thanksgiving numbers and take the stress out of Thanksgiving dinner.

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How Much Do We Actually Spend on Christmas?

Christmas is almost here.

We're all rushing around buying presents, sending Christmas cards, going to parties, getting ready for the big day.

It all add up to a lot of time, and, a lot of money.

What do you think we really spend on Christmas?

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