Turkey trivia, perfect apple pie, table set-up tips, carving tricks

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Bring forth the harp, and let us sweep its fullest, loudest string.
The bee below, the bird above, are teaching us to sing
A song for merry harvest; and the one who will not bear
His grateful part partakes a boon he ill deserves to share
.

–Eliza Cook (1818–89)

 
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Turkey Trivia
Turkey Table Talk

Turkey Trivia
It’s time for turkey trivia! Can turkeys fly? What’s a baby turkey called? Impress at the Thanksgiving table with these turkey facts!

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Sarah Josepha Hale: The Godmother of Thanksgiving
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How to Set a Table | Table Setting
Table Setting Diagram

How to Set a Table | Table Setting
Setting the table isn’t as difficult as it may initially seem. The following diagram shows a full-blown table setting for a special dinner party. Adjust it as necessary to fit your menu.

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Perfect Apple Pie

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How to Carve a Turkey
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How to Carve a Turkey
Get a quick refresher on how to carve the turkey before placing it on the table. This is the easiest and most efficient way to carve the big bird for your feast.

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