Godmother of Thanksgiving, wishbone weather?, hostas

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 25, 2020

thanksgiving

Orchards have shared their treasures,
The fields, their yellow grain,
So open wide the doorway--
Thanksgiving comes again
!
–Unknown

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Sarah Josepha Hale: The Godmother of Thanksgiving
Sarah Josepha Hale: The Godmother of Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! While you are being grateful for your food, friends, and family, take a little time to remember Sarah Josepha Hale, who helped make this national day of thanks possible. 
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Predicting Weather with a Wishbone
Predicting Weather with a Wishbone

Can you really predict weather with a wishbone? 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. Here’s how to try it at home.
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Hostas
Hostas

Hostas are hardy perennials that are especially perfect for a garden that doesn’t get too much sun. Reliable and easy to grow, hostas are long-lived—and may even outlive the gardener! Plant in the spring and cut back in the fall after a few frosts. Learn more about growing and caring for hostas.
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How to Carve a Turkey
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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Avoiding Food Poisoning During a Winter Pandemic
Avoiding Food Poisoning During a Winter Pandemic

Every year, food poisoning is a health issue around the holidays. With new cooks in the kitchen, lots of turkey being cooked, and more people indoors, it’s prudent to take practical steps to avoid food-borne illness. Here’s what new about food safety—and also some helpful tips on freezing food.
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