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Saturday, November 24, 2012
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Did you take a family photo on Thanksgiving? Share it on Patch.
When families come together there is no better time for sharing stories, catching up and lining up too close to one another for a family photo. If you take a family picture on Thanksgiving, share it on Patch. In the caption be sure to include something special about your family that makes you thankful for them. To get things started, I've shared a photo of my family from last Thanksgiving. I am especially thankful for my family because they have supported me my entire life—including reading every article I write for Patch! So from my family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving Severna Park.
In this special holiday cooking video, Patch shows you how to prepare the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving feast.
By John Gifaldi and Patty Heiden Happy Thanksgiving! As you begin to prepare your turkeys and put them in the oven, consider these tips. Here's your turkey grocery list: Turkey (determine size based on Tip 1 below) Stuffing (see package for amount needed based on turkey weight) Chicken Broth Onions Celery Butter Spices: Sage, Thyme, Poultry Seasoning, Basil, Salt, Pepper Aluminum Foil Thermometer (if you don't already have one) Roasting Pan Tip 1: When purchasing your whole turkey, figure 1-1-½ pounds per person, which allows ½ pound for leftovers. Tip 2: Frozen turkeys should be defrosted in the refrigerator for 2-5 days prior to cooking depending on the size. Figure approximately 1 day for every 4 pounds. Never defrost at room …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A turkey can't just sit alone on the table. Here are some recipes for Thanksgiving's most popular side dishes.
What would a turkey be on Thanksgiving without its faithful side companions? Often more popular than the turkey itself, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and other favorites are staples of the food coma-inducing meal. My Mom has always hosted Thanksgiving for our family. When we were kids, and didn't like "traditional Thanksgiving sides," my Mom would make macaroni and cheese for us. And now that we're adults, we still request the childhood favorite dish, which she makes every year! Try one of the recipes below to bring a new taste to your Thanksgiving feast. Roasted Winter Squash Gauge the amount of squash you’ll need by allowing 1 small squash (acorn and butternut are good choices) for every four people. Cut each squash in half …
Monday, November 19, 2012
If you need a new recipe for your Thanksgiving turkey, give one of these non-traditional twists a try.
There are many ways to cook everyone’s favorite holiday bird. Each family has its own special technique for cooking a turkey, whether it's using an old family recipe, adding a secret ingredient or shopping at a certain store in town that helps make the turkey taste all the better. If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, you can try any of the recipes below to add a new kick to your feast. If you're attending someone else’s dinner, hopefully their turkey will taste as good as one of these! Just the name of this recipe makes my mouth water. An Allrecipes.com user contributes this Greek take on turkey, which combines ground beef and pork with tangerine juice, rice and other ingredients for an in-bird stuffing. This one requires no pre-made …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Severna Park Patch ran a short list of area restaurants serving Thanksgiving meals, here are a few more options in the region.
Looking to feast this Thanksgiving without the hassles of cooking and cleaning? Many area restaurants are offering special Thanksgiving meals. Restaurants in Severna Park serving holiday meals were featured on Frugal Family on Saturday. List compiled from Open Table. Annapolis Breeze, at Loews Annapolis Hotel is offering a Thanksgiving Day buffet for $39 for adults, $19 for children 6-12, kids 5 and under free. Seatings at 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Buddy’s Crabs and Ribs is serving a Thanksgiving Day gourmet buffet featuring Thanksgiving fare and seafood from noon to 7 p.m. Adults $22.95, seniors (60+) $21.95. Chart House Restaurant is serving up traditional Thanksgiving specialties as well as fish specialties and prime rib. …
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Any way you slice it, Severna Park is full of options for family and friends to have a Happy Thanksgiving.
1. Boston Market Ditch the apron and let Boston Market do the dirty work for you. From eating in or ordering a catered meal, your family can enjoy a homestyle meal, even if it isn’t from scratch. 2. Bill Bateman's Bistro For football fans that want to get up and go, Bill Bateman’s will be open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day to televise the Ravens game. With a limited menu, you can have a big group of friends around to watch the game without the hassle of clean up, or just hang-out with other fans if you are flying solo. 3. Honeybaked Ham There is more than just ham here. You can also place orders for a whole rotisserie turkey or prepared holiday foods. Take advantage of online coupons or order the Whole Turkey Feast. 4. Cafe …