Cranberry sauce, Pilgrim turkey recipe, wishbone lore

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 19, 2018

giving

Giving has many faces: It is loud and quiet,
Big, though small, diamond in wood-nails.
Its story is old, the plot worn and the pages too,
But we read this book, anyway, over and again
.

–Alberto Ríos (b. 1952)

Monday, November 19, 2018
323rd day of the year


Jodie Foster (actress) was born on this day in 1962.
Larry Korn (agricultural educator and author) died on this day in 2019.


 
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Pilgrim's Thanksgiving Turkey

Pilgrim's Thanksgiving Turkey

This absolutely wonderful Pilgrim’s Thanksgiving Turkey recipe won first prize in The 1988 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest.

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Millie's Pierogi

Millie’s Pierogi are handmade using the finest-quality ingredients. One dozen delicious pierogi are nestled in a tray, making a one-pound package of pure enjoyment! Order today!
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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

This basic cranberry sauce recipe has a perfect balance of sweet and tart.

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Cardiologist: “I Beg Everyone To Quit 3 Foods”

There are millions of bacteria in our bodies that are competing for food to thrive on. Some can actually hijack your brain and make you crave more junk food. Watch the video and learn more about these bad bacteria.
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Forecasting With a Wishbone

Forecasting Weather With a Goose Bone
Can you really predict weather with a goose bone? Back around the turn of the last century, in the days before the National Weather Service, the so-called goose bone method was a famous weather-forecasting technique.
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Chala Cell Phone Xbody Purses

Top selling gift! Available in different nature-inspired designs! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
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Weather on the First Thanksgiving

Weather on the First Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving travel always makes weather a big concern, so I thought it might be fun to write about weather on the very first Thanksgiving. Ironically, we know more about the weather than the date itself!
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Holiday Dish Towels

Festive and cheery! Nicely made, easy-care cotton.
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Grab a Second Serving!

The Thanksgiving Meal Is Packed With Vitamins
When you think of Thanksgiving, what foods come to mind? Turkey? Sweet potatoes? Cranberries? Pumpkin? Brussel sprouts? All of these colorful foods, in moderation, are not only delicious, but healthy and nutritious! Here are the top Thanksgiving picks …
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Paine's Balsam Fir Incense

The fragrant tips of the balsam fir tree give this incense its warm, woodsy, forest aroma. It has become an endearing winter tradition for many families. Includes 24 logs and a holder. Grown and made in Maine. Makes a unique hostess gift or stocking stuffer.
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