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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Thanksgiving

2 Mount Dora churches to give out free Thanksgiving meals

2 Mount Dora churches to give out free Thanksgiving meals

Two churches in Mount Dora are hosting a free Thanksgiving Meal Distribution on Thursday, Nov. 26, according to a press release from Mount Dora city officials. St. Edwards Episcopal Church and Saving Faith Baptist Church have teamed up to serve…
What’s on your table this Thanksgiving?

What’s on your table this Thanksgiving?

Studies found that roasted turkey and pumpkin cheesecake were the most commonly searched recipes in Florida during Thanksgiving season last year. In previous years, green bean casserole and yams turned up on the list, along with, surprisingly, flan. What will…
Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving dinner

Cooking for family is fun, but sharing a meal with family is special. Story: Kimberly Patton and Leigh Neely imberly Patton and her husband had been married seven years when she chose to cook Thanksgiving dinner for just the two…
Leesburg community partners join for Thanksgiving basket drive

Leesburg community partners join for Thanksgiving basket drive

Several community organizations in Leesburg are making Thanksgiving week extra special for local families. The Leesburg Resource Center, the West Leesburg Community Development Corp., Kitch’n Lyfe Skills Inc., local chapters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority and Kappa Alpha Psi, and…
A cornucopia of ideas

A cornucopia of ideas

For Thanksgiving, serve wines that won’t overwhelm your palate or your wallet.    Thanksgiving menus stay pretty much the same year after year, at least in my house. The day isn’t the same without roasted turkey and cornbread stuffing along…
Thanksgiving isn’t just for Pilgrims

Thanksgiving isn’t just for Pilgrims

Tips and information to make your Thanksgiving Day a little special.   1. Obscure fact about the first Thanksgiving in 1621: The meal may have been a little difficult to eat without any forks, which weren’t introduced to Pilgrims until…
Celebrating the harvest

Celebrating the harvest

Thanksgiving side dishes hold special memories for someone whose childhood home had a summer garden.   I grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in a house with a huge backyard so my father could have a garden every summer. Unfortunately, I have…
It’s a sides show

It’s a sides show

While the turkey may be out front, it’s the side dishes that make it a star. Some of my fondest memories with family, friends, and loved ones have been around the table during the holidays. I mean, sure, every family…
SALUTÈ: Extraordinary Wines for Thanksgiving

SALUTÈ: Extraordinary Wines for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and it’s time to have the dark versus white discussion. No, we’re not talking about turkey breasts or thighs here but rather which wine you serve to make your meal simply…extraordinary! Thanksgiving dinner includes an…
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