Thursday, November 22, 2012
Some are thankful for family, some friends and others finances. Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch wants to know what you're thankful for this Thanksgiving. Tell us in the comments or upload a photo.
Stating what we are thankful for on Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition practiced by people across the country. Some people are thankful for family, some friends and others finances. Some are thankful to have a meal, while others are thankful to be alive. There are countless things to be thankful for on Thanksgiving and Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch wants to know what you're thankful for this Thanksgiving. I'll start. I'm thankful for my family. I have a beautiful, loving wife and a one-year-old son who manages to make me smile more often than I ever thought possible. We are also expecting another baby next spring . For all this, I am truly thankful. Tell us or show us what you are most thankful for this Thanksgiving by comment on this …
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Monday, November 19, 2012
Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch blogger Dawn Barnsdale gets into the holiday spirit -- in an unusual way.
Recipes so easy, even a kid can do it. Share your own holiday favorite and it could be featured on Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch!
Six-yearold Ethan really loves to cook and eat delicious food, so it's no wonder Thanksgiving is one of his favorite holidays. Sign up for the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch newsletter. Last year, he tackled cooking a whole turkey with stuffing for the first time. So if you're nervous about making your first turkey, too, just follow Ethan's simple instructions. Here's what you'll need: Here's how to make it: Preheat the oven to 500 degrees. Remove the turkey from the wrapper, noting the weight. Remove the neck and giblets from inside the turkey, and remove the plastic leg ties. In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix (Ethan used a bag of pre-seasoned vegan stuffing from Whole Foods) with the egg; add enough water to make it mushy and stir …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
A turkey can't just sit alone on the table. Here are some recipes for Thanksgiving's most popular side dishes.
What would a turkey be on Thanksgiving without its faithful side companions? Often more popular than the turkey itself, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and other favorites are staples of the food coma-inducing meal. Sign up for the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch newsletter. Try one of the recipes below to bring a new taste to your Thanksgiving feast, or skip all the way to the bottom to find out where you can order your gourmet sides around town and avoid the kitchen altogether! Roasted Winter Squash Gauge the amount of squash you’ll need by allowing 1 small squash (acorn and butternut are good choices) for every four people. Cut each squash in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Brush sides and inner cavity with olive oil and place …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Patch's Grocery Specials help you find deals and discounts for the items on your shopping list.
Planning to tackle your Thanksgiving grocery shopping in the next few days? Save some of your money for that post-holiday gym membership by finding specials for your groceries on Patch! Similar to the printed weekly circulars found in stores and in newspapers, our Grocery Specials section allows readers to search for hundreds of deals and discounts by local store and product category. Among the benefits: To get started, go to the home page and click on the “Start Saving” button on the “Grocery Specials” advertisement on the right side of the page. Or use the top blue navigation bar, move your cursor to the "More stuff" link and scroll down to and click on the "Grocery Specials" link. It's that easy. Grocery savings are now at your …
Monday, November 21, 2011
The Detroit Lions face a big task when the 10-0 Green Bay Packers visit Ford Field on Thanksgiving.
Can the Lions defeat the unbeaten Packers? That’s the question heading into Thanksgiving, when the defending Super Bowl champion and 10-0 Green Bay Packers visit Ford Field to take on the hometown Detroit Lions. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, and the game will be televised on Fox. While locals sports fans long have viewed the Thanksgiving game with pride, even when the Lions have struggled, this year’s Turkey Day matchup figures to draw national attention because both teams are surging. The Lions and the Packers enter the game with a combined record of 17-3, and Sports Illustrated’s Peter King says this is the best Detroit Thanksgiving game since 1962. In addition, the Lions are one of the few remaining challenges as the Packers look …