Frozen turkeys sit in a refrigerated case inside a grocery store in southeast Denver. The Farm Bureau says high demand for meat and supply chain woes have increased the cost of Thanksgiving dinner this year.
Broad Breasted White turkeys roam their open-air enclosure on the Shenk Family Farm in Newport, N.C. Smaller turkeys are in demand this Thanksgiving as many families plan on staying home rather than attending large gatherings.
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Chef Massimo Bottura creates a meal from Thanksgiving leftovers in NPR's kitchen. "The leftover is a big problem if you don't have a vision, if you don't have the knowledge of what you can do," he says. Above, he checks the breadcrumbs to make sure they're dry and fine enough to turn into a pasta called passatelli.
Though it's considered a classic Midwestern dish, Green Bean Casserole was actually born in a Campbell's test kitchen in New Jersey 60 years ago. Love it or loathe it, the dish has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food.
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Stephanie Deutsch's mother hailed from Long Island where she grew up eating oyster stuffing. Her father was from Texas and loved this cornbread stuffing, which the family continues to make.
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A Butterball turkey for sale in November 2014, in Centreville, Va. Terms like "premium" and "raised without hormones" tell you little about the quality of the turkey or how it was raised.
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