Thanksgiving

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State Police Honor Fallen Trooper With Thanksgiving Patrol

Illinois State Police launched an aggressive Thanksgiving holiday enforcement effort on the state’s roadways Tuesday called Operation Kyle in honor of a state trooper who was killed a year ago conducting a traffic stop.

11/26/2013

Students at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences prepare pumpkin pies for a Thanksgiving meal for 300 senior citizens. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Agricultural Students Cooking, Serving Thanksgiving Dinner For Seniors

Students at a Southwest Side high school have been putting their lessons into practice, as they work to provide Thanksgiving meals to 300 senior citizens on Tuesday.

11/26/2013

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Sign Of The Times: More People Working On Thanksgiving

Are the stores to blame – or are you? CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/25/2013

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Winter Storm Expected To Disrupt Travel Plans Later This Week

Despite Monday’s snowfall, it is looking to be the best day for holiday travel between now and Thanksgiving.

11/25/2013

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Chicago Thanksgiving Basket Brigade Delivers Food To Needy Families

Volunteers at University of Illinois spent a chilly Sunday unloading trucks full of food to deliver to needy families around the city.

11/24/2013

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Donation From Pilsen Company Will Feed More Than 100 Needy Families On Thanksgiving

More than 145 needy families, most of them from the Pilsen neighborhood, will have Thanksgiving with all the trimmings this year thanks to a local business.

11/23/2013

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Thanksgiving + First Day Of Chanukah = ‘Thanksgivukah’

You better enjoy it this time around. As CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, it won’t happen again for decades.

11/22/2013

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Carrie Morey’s Black Pepper Biscuits

Carrie Morey’s Black Pepper Biscuits will give your Thanksgiving table just the right amount of Southern flair and keep your family running for more.

11/22/2013

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Bernstein: Some Practical Uses For Blackhawks’ Melted Championship Ice

All it will take is one order, perhaps from somewhere far north, and John McDonough will have found truth in idiom.

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How To Have A Chicago Thanksgiving To-Go

If you’re in need of a little help this Thanksgiving, turn to some of these Chicago restaurants for Thanksgiving meals to go.

11/18/2013

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes

We’re a little less than two weeks away from Thanksgiving and it’s time to get that turkey day menu together. But what if you’re hosting someone with food allergies – or just want some healthier items on your thanksgiving table?

Rachel Gillman Rischall has some gluten free side dishes and desserts for this holiday.

11/16/2013

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Lady Antebellum to Perform During Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS

Lady Antebellum will be joining forces with a slew of Broadway casts during The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS on Nov. 28.

11/13/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Roasted Lamb Recipe From “The Way We Ate”

Learn to make Melissa Clark’s roasted leg of lamb with mint salsa verde from the new cookbook “The Way We Ate” by Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz.

11/04/2013

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5 Non Traditional Dishes To Serve At Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again for social gatherings and home cooked meals. Here are some non-traditional dishes for your Thanksgiving dinner!

11/01/2013

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Kid-Friendly Crafts For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a family affair, and one in which every member of the family can contribute. While not all children need to be in the kitchen helping to prepare the feast, children of any age can make something out of craft materials to help decorate the house and table.

11/01/2013

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Unique DIY Centerpieces For Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy great food with family and friends and reflect on what’s important. Decorating the table doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Therw are plenty of creative options beyond the cornucopia. Take a look at these elegant and easy alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Tired of Turkey? Main Course Alternatives For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not just about turkey – especially for those who do not like or are tired of the traditional stuffed bird. Many families prefer a roast, seafood, lasagna or even a rice-based dish. Here are just four main course alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Tips For A Successful Holiday Gathering

So you’re hosting a Thanksgiving gathering. Whether it’s your first time hosting Thanksgiving or you’re a seasoned vet, there is a lot of pressure to make your event flawless. Here are a few creative ways to make your holiday great!

11/01/2013

George Washington's signature caps a communication about a new holiday called Thanksgiving. (CBS)

Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation On Display At Hancock Center

Washington’s John Hancock, at it were, was affixed on October 3, 1789, proclaiming the first Thanksgiving, after the creation of the U.S. Constitution.

10/24/2013

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