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Stuffing or dressing for Thanksgiving?

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AUBURN, Alabama — Thanksgiving is a time where friends and family gather together to give thanks, enjoy one another’s company and share a good meal. Two main dishes found at most Thanksgiving meals are stuffing and dressing. Do you know how to distinguish between them? Difference between the two “The major difference between the two dishes is that stuffing is more popular in ... Read More »

Frying Your Turkey Safely This Holiday Season

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AUBURN, Ala. — In recent years, more holiday chefs have stepped away from roasting the main course and are now frying the turkey. However, using a deep fryer can be extremely dangerous. Use this safety checklist when preparing and frying your turkey. Plan ahead. Allow enough time to thaw the turkey completely. It can take longer than you expect. According ... Read More »

The Foods of Thanksgiving

Auburn, Ala.—In 2016, Americans carved more than 46 million turkeys at their Thanksgiving meals.  Turkey usually shares the table with many other dishes including dressing, stuffing, and vegetable side dishes as well as salads, gravy and sauces and desserts.  However, no meal is the same in every household. Families have their own holiday dinner traditions that make it special. Some families ... Read More »

Save Money This Holiday Season

ONEONTA, AL— The holiday season brings about a spirit of joy, togetherness, generosity and love. We create memories with our families and pass down traditions to younger generations. We spend generously on the ones we love to see the joy on their faces when they open their gifts. At such a special time of the year, stressing about finances is ... Read More »

Pumpkin Picking and Preserving

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Several months of cultivation and care go into making a pumpkin grow. When October rolls around, these pumpkins will be ready to pick and show off on your porch for Halloween and even in cornucopias into the Thanksgiving season. Harvesting Pumpkins Alabama Extension Horticulturist Dr. Joe Kemble said pumpkins are generally ready for harvest 90 days after planting, depending on the ... Read More »