A lot of people look forward to over-eating during the holidays, but then feel remorse afterwards.
If you’re shopping for Thanksgiving dinner this weekend, chances are the turkey you buy comes from a Minnesota farm. The U.S. Census Bureau says Minnesota is the top turkey producing state in the country. Halvorson Farms in Morristown is busy all year round, and not just around the holidays.
Turkey time is right around the corner, and the country is in the middle of a turkey shortage. The number of birds being raised on farms in the U.S. is the lowest it’s been in nearly three decades.
Think outside the oven this Thanksgiving with these non-traditional ways to cook your turkey main dish.
Splurge this Thanksgiving and start a new tradition, ‘Friendsgiving,’ with these helpful tips.
Investigators in Willmar say they may never know what caused a mass illness inside a Jennie-O turkey plant.
Lakeville artist Stephen Hamrick has won the 2015 Minnesota pheasant stamp contest. The state Department of Natural Resources says Hamrick’s painting was chosen as the winning design from among 16 entries. Nicholas Markell of Hugo took second place while Dean Kegler of Duluth placed third.
When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme. Which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best/most representative national sandwiches.
f turkey sandwiches, turkey soup and turkey a la king are on your menu over weekend, it’s good to know long it’s safe to eat Thanksgiving leftovers.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Dave Lee’s Thanksgiving radio parade on WCCO.
Before you place a turkey at your table, one animal rights group wants you to know how some turkeys are allegedly being treated at a Minnesota farm.
With Thanksgiving coming up in just over a week, grocery stores are stocked up right now. The number of choices we have when it comes to turkeys can be a bit daunting, and so can the variety of methods for cooking them.
Why is an entire high school class heading to The White House? It’s all in the name of turkey!
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the nation’s top turkey producer is coming up a little short. Butterball, based out of North Carolina, told retailers that orders for fresh 16-pound turkeys and larger have been cut in half. The shortage is nationwide. Woody Hunt, manager of Rainbow Foods in St. Louis Park, says 40 years ago, Butterball was like the “Cadillac of turkeys.” “Everybody wanted a Butterball, and if you didn’t have a Butterball on your table you couldn’t brag to your neighbors that you had the best turkey,” Hunt said.
It’s the main attraction at your Thanksgiving table and likely one of the most highly judged foods you cook all year: the turkey. If you want only praise this Thanksgiving, the secret is in the brining.
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.
A Washington County Sheriff’s Commander is in the hospital after being shot by a turkey hunter in western Wisconsin, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
Gov. Mark Dayton has given a Minnesota turkey its walking papers just in time for Thanksgiving.
The Thanksgiving holiday is just a few days away, so will the weather allow you to get outside and throw the football around before gobbling up that turkey or will frigid conditions have you sidelined by the living room fireplace — watching football on the tube?
You’ve slept off the turkey, you’re not interested in battling crowds on Black Friday, but you have free time and possibly family and friends to entertain. What is there to do this weekend? Plenty. Here is just a sampling of events taking place around the state in the days after Thanksgiving.
A beloved turkey that went by the name Roger was known by everyone in the northwestern Minnesota town of Glyndon.
When every penny counts for many families, the cost of Thanksgiving doesn’t leave many people “thankful.”
Thousands of families in the Twin Cities will now get to have a Thanksgiving dinner. The E.J. Henderson Youth Foundation hosted a turkey giveaway Tuesday morning, at the Cub Foods in North Minneapolis.