Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
The taste of sweet potatoes and bananas go together so naturally.
Its a tropical twist on the old sweet potato casserole. Try this recipe this Thanksgiving.
Nashville, TN – What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Thanksgiving dinner? Most people would say turkey, but running a close second is probably dressing or stuffing, specifically cornbread dressing if you have Southern roots.
A tried and true recipe that dates back generations is traditional cornbread dressing, seasoned with onion, celery and sage. To spice up the holiday table this year, add a few non-traditional ingredients to the dressing that will likely be the start of a new Thanksgiving dinner tradition.
Food safety steps hosts can incorporate into their favorite recipes this Thanksgiving, reducing the risk of food poisoning from Salmonella and other pathogens provided by USDA
Once you choose a recipe, pair these steps with your cooking instructions to prepare a turkey that is both delicious and safe for your family.
Clarksville, TN – For Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, most families have traditions including what to eat. Isn’t it time you tried a couple of new recipes to add to the feast?
Here are a few tried and true recipes that I’ve gleaned from friends and relatives over the years. All are easy to make and don’t require hours to prepare!
Clarksville, TN – You don’t have much room for an elaborate flower or fruit arrangement in the center of the table by the time you put a turkey, ham or standing rib roast and all the trimmings on the table at Thanksgiving, let’s face it.
As Uncle John tries to pass the sweet potatoes to Aunt Nellie across the table, those tall taper candles can quickly turn into a fire hazard.
What’s the poor hostess to do?
Clarksville, TN – For the past eleven years, I’ve been brining the turkey for Thanksgiving. It makes a delicious, tender, juicy bird. And its really not difficult to do! Here are instructions and some brine recipes for you to use this year.
To brine a turkey you will need a large pot that will hold the whole bird in the brine and a space in the frig large enough to store it for a day.
Nashville, TN – Why not get a head start on cornbread dressing this year since you wouldn’t think about having Thanksgiving dinner in the South without it.
Although cornbread dressing is simple to make, Thanksgiving morning is certain to be a busy time, so having most of the ingredients prepared in advance and waiting will save a lot of time.
Nashville, TN – Because there are no presents to buy, minimal decorations are fine and you get to eat a wonderful meal, Thanksgiving is a great holiday.
And how appropriate that the Thanksgiving dinner table is symbolic of this annual celebration.
Tennessee Department of Health says Practice Safe Food Handling when Cooking and Dining this Thanksgiving
Don’t let Food Poisoning spoil the Thanksgiving Holiday
Nashville, TN – Special foods and favorite family recipes, at this time of year, often hold a place of honor at holiday celebrations. In addition to enjoying these foods in moderation, be careful to safeguard your family’s food memories from an unpleasant or serious bout with food-borne illness.
The Tennessee Department of Health urges all Tennesseans to practice safe food handling by taking precautions while preparing, packing, transporting and storing food to keep meals safe and healthy.
Written by Spc. Caitlyn Byrne
Monrovia, Liberia – With 79 percent humidity and a warm ocean breeze, Thanksgiving for Soldiers deployed in Monrovia, Liberia, feels far from traditional. But thanks to a plethora of Thanksgiving activities and fare, Soldiers can still get into the holiday spirit throughout the Joint Forces Command – United Assistance area of operations in Liberia.
In support of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the JFC- UA is assisting the government of Liberia in containing the Ebola virus, while also synchronizing the establishment of Ebola treatment units across Liberia and training health care workers to staff the ETUs.
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