Isabella Colbdorf feeds salad to a turkey at this year's Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, on Nov. 20, 2011. Emma Jacobs/WRVO hide caption

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Where Turkey Is The Guest, Not The Entree
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Narragansett and Standard Bronze heritage breed turkeys browse at a farm in Westport, Mass. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Oyster Ice Cream: A Thanksgiving Tradition Mark Twain Could Get Behind
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To grandmother's house they go: A highway in San Diego last evening. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Restaurants appeal to "activity-rich time-poor" Americans on Thanksgiving, the National Restaurant Association says. STEPHAN ZABEL/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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