Helpful hints given for preparing holiday bird

Published 12:30 am Tuesday, November 15, 2005

By Staff
National Family Week is celebrated the same week as Thanksgiving. As we gather during Thanksgiving week, we honor our families, and we recognize the family as a source of help, hope and stability for our citizens and for our country.
Strong families make our Nation better. They teach our children values and help them become responsible citizens. We must encourage families to be loving and compassionate, generous and supportive, and to serve and help others. It would be wonderful if you would include some special activities for your family. Some suggestions include: Have your family post some notes on the refrigerator of things they are thankful for each day during that week. Let each family member share at least one &#8220thing” or memory they are thankful for during the main meal; or attend a ball game or other spectator sports activity together.
Helpful Hints on Handling Turkeys for the Holidays
The Thanksgiving Holiday is right around the corner and there is no better way to celebrate than by cooking our traditional turkey. Using these guidelines will help ensure that your turkey is both delicious