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Best Activities For Kids In Minnesota Over Thanksgiving Weekend

After the turkey and stuffing have been gobbled up, take the kids to burn some energy over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Entertain them (and tire them out) at one of these Minnesota favorites.

11/22/2013

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To Minnesota

Don’t let entertaining the out of towners daunt you. Check out these local places for great Thanksgiving weekend entertainment.

11/16/2013

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Best Black Wednesday Bars In Minnesota

Thanksgiving eve is alive and well at these local bars.

11/14/2013

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Ask A Minnesota Chef: Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Being gluten free is more than just a fad. Find out how to enjoy a big Thanksgiving meal without upsetting your body from Minnesota chef Zachary Shea Wentzel.

11/13/2013

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Tips For Traveling Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The following are five tips for traveling during Thanksgiving weekend that will make your life easier.

11/12/2013

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Tips For Shopping On Cyber Monday

Have more time for fun this holiday by shopping online.

11/12/2013

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Best Alternatives To Shopping On Black Friday In Minnesota

Avoid the shopping frenzy and do something fun on Black Friday.

11/11/2013

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Best Minnesota Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving

Skip the cooking this Thanksgiving and enjoy a holiday meal with your family at one of these Minnesota staples.

11/06/2013

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Best Local Shops To Visit On Black Friday In Minnesota

Skip the big-box retail madness that is Black Friday and visit these local shops in Minnesota instead.

11/05/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Unique DIY Centerpieces For Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy great food with family and friends and reflect on what’s important. Decorating the table doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Therw are plenty of creative options beyond the cornucopia. Take a look at these elegant and easy alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Tired of Turkey? Main Course Alternatives For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not just about turkey – especially for those who do not like or are tired of the traditional stuffed bird. Many families prefer a roast, seafood, lasagna or even a rice-based dish. Here are just four main course alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Consumer Review: 5 Hottest Items Of 2013

What sold big over 2013 and is sure to sell big in the last month of the year? If you are looking for a great gift, or just a fun item for yourself, here are some great choices.

11/01/2013

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Guide To Savings: Black Friday Apps

Forget spending your Thanksgiving searching through the newspaper for the best bargains and deals. Download one of these free apps and use your smartphone to guide you to all the savings.

11/01/2013

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Tips For A Successful Holiday Gathering

So you’re hosting a Thanksgiving gathering. Whether it’s your first time hosting Thanksgiving or you’re a seasoned vet, there is a lot of pressure to make your event flawless. Here are a few creative ways to make your holiday great!

11/01/2013

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5 Non Traditional Dishes To Serve At Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again for social gatherings and home cooked meals. Here are some non-traditional dishes for your Thanksgiving dinner!

11/01/2013

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Kid-Friendly Crafts For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a family affair, and one in which every member of the family can contribute. While not all children need to be in the kitchen helping to prepare the feast, children of any age can make something out of craft materials to help decorate the house and table.

11/01/2013

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Holiday Recipes From Minnesota Chef Peter Makens

When it comes to holiday meals, Minnesotans have their go-to recipes that have withstood the test of time. But sometimes it’s fun to switch it up. Chef Peter Makens shares his traditional holiday recipe for brining the turkey along with his prized sweet potato gratin recipe and some tips that can be useful when the time comes to play holiday host or hostess.

12/12/2012

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Best Pumpkin Dishes In The Twin Cities

The Gopher state is home to some great places where you can find a delicious dish incorporating pumpkin as the main ingredient.

11/28/2012

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Best Tips And Recipes From Minnesota Chefs For Thanksgiving Leftovers

Try some of these creative, quick and easy ways to jazz up and rethink the dreaded Thanksgiving leftovers as recommended by local chefs. Leftovers don’t have to be boring and drab, they can be reinvented into new and exciting dishes that the whole family will enjoy.

11/21/2012

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Best Minn. Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving

Rather than waking up at 4 a.m. to put the turkey in the oven, peel and mash the potatoes, snip and bake the green-bean casserole, bake a pumpkin pie and brown the buns, you can head to one of these fine eateries for an equally delicious meal on Thanksgiving day.

11/14/2012

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The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.

11/13/2012

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Just Like Homemade: Best Holiday Pies

Finding a pie to buy is easy. Finding a really good pie to buy is hard.

11/23/2011

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Best Places To Get A Prepared Thanksgiving Meal

Do you find yourself overwhelmed this year, wishing you had more time to enjoy the holidays and less time to spend in the kitchen? You can order in a whole Turkey Day meal for around the same cost as making it yourself.

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