Saturday, November 24, 2012
Share your best recipes for the day after.
Dinner’s done and the only thing more stuffed than the bird is you. Now the question becomes: what to do with all those leftovers? While many say simple reheating is all that’s necessary to have a “day after” feast, others have elaborate recipes for turning Thanksgiving leftovers into gourmet delights. From savory turkey soups to sinfully delicious pot pies and mile-high sandwiches, everyone has their own ideas on what to do with what’s leftover. The Food Network even has an entire recipe collection dedicated to the topic. We’d prefer to hear from you! What are your favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipes? Share them in the comments section or upload them as an announcement.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
17 people were killed in car accidents on Thanksgiving last year
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Thursday, November 22, 2012
In anticipation of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Last year during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend 17 people were killed on Ohio’s roadways with 30 percent related to impaired driving. Last year 27 people were killed due to impaired driving between the Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve Holidays. AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, up just 0.7 percent from last year. The Patrol is urging motorists to contribute to roadway safety by planning ahead for increased drive time and making safety their first priority. “We all share the responsibility…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Flying through CAK this holiday season? Brush up on your travel do's and don'ts.
Planning. Packing. Presents. It's safe to say holiday travel is never easy. But the Akron-Canton Airport is making it a little less painful by offering some holiday travel tips in its most recent e-newsletter: Want to sign up for CAK's e-newsletter? Just click here. And a tip to save you money around the holidays, also from the airport's newsletter: Avoid flying during peak travel days right around Thanksgiving and Christmas. You will find lower fares if you fly during off-peak times in November and December. You can find flights and more info on the Akron-Canton Airport website.
We rounded up a few things to do this weekend before and after you carve the turkey.
Once the main event is over, many families still have restless kids and grown-up guests for three more days Thanksgiving weekend. But we’ve got you covered. Check the list below for great things to do over Thanksgiving weekend. Annual Thanksgiving Brunch Bunch What: This charity auction features guest auctioneers from Kent State Athletics and all the free coffee, cider and doughnuts you can eat. Prizes/auction items include memorabilia from the 2012 College World Series and tickets to see the Golden Flashes play in the MAC Championship game and a ride on the Goodyear Blimp. When: Nov. 22, 8 am-Noon Where: Kent American Legion (Underwood Hall) Cost: $3 Donation at the door More: Annual Brunch Bunch Auction Supports Charities Free Admission …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
It's Thanksgiving week and that means it's time to think about all the little details that go into the holiday.
It's a shame that many of us stress ourselves out to the point of exhaustion around the holidays, when we should be in a joyous and relaxed mood. For those whose lives are moving at warp speed, here are a few reminders as we approach the holiday dedicated to giving thanks. • Thaw the Bird! If you bought or plan to buy a turkey weighing 21 pounds or less, you should make sure that you've moved that bird from the freezer to the refrigerator because it's going to need time to thaw. Here's some information from the United States Department of Agriculture: Refrigerator Thawing Times Whole turkey: A thawed turkey can remain in the refrigerator for one or two days before cooking. • Guests! Is there anyone in your circle of friends and family…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Proceeds benefit local charities
There are still about a dozen or so smoked turkeys available for Thanksgiving courtesy Cajun Dave's and Water Street Tavern in support of the 44th Annual Brunch Bunch charity auction. Mike Beder at Water Street and Brian Bower at Cajun Dave's are offering turkeys cooked in the restaurant's smoker for $40 with all proceeds benefiting Brunch Bunch, which supports local charities with a live auction set for 8 a.m. to noon on Thanksgiving Day at the Kent American Legion. Beder said they're selling 50 total turkeys and they have about a dozen or so left. The deadline to order is Friday, and orders must be placed and paid in advance by contacting Jeanne Kotis at Hall-Green Agency at 330-673-5873. The turkeys are available for pick-up Tuesday and…
Friday, November 9, 2012
Too busy to cook or have you burned the turkey? Patch to the rescue. Check out this list of restaurants and grocery stores that will take care of your Thanksgiving Feast.
There's no rule that says you have to cook on Thanksgiving and while eating out eliminates the need to clean up, you could enjoy the comfort of home without the work by ordering Thanksgiving to go. Many of these places need you to order in advance. (*some places require advance ordering) BUBBA'S Q 820 Center Road Avon 440-937-7859 Features Bubba's Q smoked turkeys and brown glazed hams. Contact catering for further details. Carriage House Bakery & Market 36741 Detroit Road Avon Features takeout holiday side dishes, desserts and other bread based bakery for Thanksgiving. Giant Eagle 31990 Walker Rd. Avon Lake 440-933-5078 Features pre-made traditional Thanksgiving meal, turkey, side dishes and dessert. Order by November 18, 2012 Heinen's …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Thanksgiving is almost here. Tell us what you’re thankful for in the comments.
Sure, there’s the turkey and pumpkin pie. And there’s football for sports fans and parades for the kids and early morning shopping for the deal-seekers. But Thanksgiving is also a day about reflection. It’s a day to stop and think about all the good in our lives. So we want to know: when all is said and done, what are you giving thanks for this year? It can be silly or sweet, simple or profound. We just want to hear it. Here are a few responses from Patch readers in the region. Check them out, and then tell us what you’re grateful for in the comments. Dawn Blythe of Jackson Township said: “I'm thankful for a husband who provides so I can be a stay at home mom! We may not have a fancy house, the nicest cars, or the newest things, but I can …
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Share your recipes in the comments section
With Thanksgiving just days away, everyone's thinking about those tasty homemade dishes that will fill the family table. So tell us what your favorite dish is, and, if you can, share the recipe in our comments section. From lumpy mashed potatos to cornbread and — of course — turkey, there's sure to be a variety of options come Thursday.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Post your thanks givings in the comments
Sometimes it's easier to concentrate on life's challenges than it is to reflect on the positive aspects. Let's change that by sharing our thanks givings all this holiday week here in the comments. It can be a person, an animal, a job or just something simple — like remote electric start! So, what are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?