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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • To the greedy retailers ruining workers' Thanksgiving: It's gonna cost you

    To the greedy retailers ruining workers' Thanksgiving: It's gonna cost you
    Office supplies retailer Staples announced Wednesday that, for the first time, it would be opening its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year. Because who can wait until Black Friday for sales on office supplies? Staples joins Toys R Us, which will...
  • Thanksgiving recipe video: Pumpkin-thyme dinner rolls

    Thanksgiving recipe video: Pumpkin-thyme dinner rolls
    Thanksgiving is just days away, and it's never too soon to start planning your menu! Food editor Russ Parsons and I will be demonstrating videos of classic dishes on the blog every couple of days to get you in the mood. We're beginning with a Test Kitchen...
  • The holiday toolkit every cook needs

    The holiday toolkit every cook needs
    The last thing you want to have to do on Thanksgiving day is run to the store looking for cooking equipment. Now is the time to inventory your kitchen batterie and see what you are missing or what needs to be replaced or improved. Here’s a quick...
  • Thanksgiving recipe video: Brussels sprouts with bacon and chestnuts

    Thanksgiving recipe video: Brussels sprouts with bacon and chestnuts
    Thanksgiving is just days away, and it's never too soon to start planning your menu! Food editor Russ Parsons and I will be demonstrating videos of classic dishes on the blog every couple of days to get you in the mood. Love Brussels sprouts? Even if...
  • Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving

    Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving
    At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening. In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
  • More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving

    More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving
    The annual retail arms race is invading Thanksgiving with a vengeance. Instead of a Norman Rockwell tableau of family gathered round the turkey, a more fitting image this year might be Americans rushing out to bag bargains. On Monday, Wal-Mart, Target...
  • The cure for retailers ruining Thanksgiving: A federal blue law

    The cure for retailers ruining Thanksgiving: A federal blue law
    Forget about that so-called war on Christmas. The real war is on Thanksgiving, and it looks as though the turkeys won’t be the only losers. Joining fellow retail giants Wal-Mart, Staples and who knows who else (it’s too depressing to count),...
  • Black Friday is the busiest, but what's the best day to holiday shop?

    Black Friday is the busiest, but what's the best day to holiday shop?
    The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest days of the years at malls and other shopping centers around the country, as the prospect of bargain bin televisions and dirt cheap clothing draws hordes of deal-hunters to shake off their...
  • On holiday hours, no sale

    On holiday hours, no sale
    The big retailers expanding their Black Friday hours earlier into Thanksgiving day will no doubt lure bigger crowds of holiday shoppers ready to part with their cash. They just shouldn't expect many Times readers — if the letters we received are any...
  • Thanksgiving dinner cost falls from last year's record to $49.04

    Thanksgiving dinner cost falls from last year's record to $49.04
    Americans will have to spend just less than $50 on a Thanksgiving feast for 10 people this year, as the estimated average cost of the meal fell 44 cents from last year’s high of $49.48. This time around, the spread will run consumers $49.04 --...