Tips for preparing your holiday turkey

The biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together from all across the state to share a meal that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings. To help you prepare the holiday meal, University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham offers some helpful hints.

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Be creative when planning holiday gifts on a budget

Contact: Bridget Mouchon, 608-328-9440, bridget.mouchon@ces.uwex.edu For most people, spending on gifts to celebrate the holiday is an important family tradition–whether the holiday is Hannukah, Kwanzaa or Christmas. This year, gift-giving offers the opportunity for families to be creative and give meaningful gifts as they try to do more with less, says Bridget Mouchon, UW-Extension family […]

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Choose a healthy holiday plate

Contact Gayle Coleman 608-265-8928, gayle.coleman@ces.uwex.edu or Donna Peterson, 608-930-9850, donna.peterson@ces.uwex.edu Madison, WIs –Enjoy the holidays and the delicious foods associated with them but eat less. Research indicates that the average American gains one pound during the winter holiday season. “This amount is less than you might expect and may not seem like a problem, but […]

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