Thanksgiving http://tpr.org en LISTEN: What's the Carbon Footprint of Your Thanksgiving Dinner? http://tpr.org/post/listen-whats-carbon-footprint-your-thanksgiving-dinner As you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, consider this: how much energy it takes to produce and consume that food.<p>Throughout the year, transportation is responsible for 28 percent of our energy consumption. And there's&#160;a non-trivial bump right around Thanksgiving time. According to&#160;<a href="http://usatoday.com/">USA Today</a>, more than 25 million people in the United States are expected to fly for the Thanksgiving holiday.&#160;<p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/120784523" width="100%"></iframe><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:19:49 +0000 Michael Webber 22657 at http://tpr.org LISTEN: What's the Carbon Footprint of Your Thanksgiving Dinner? Squash Your Thanksgiving With Tips From The Test Kitchen http://tpr.org/post/squash-your-thanksgiving-tips-test-kitchen Squash is the ultimate Thanksgiving food, not turkey. So says Chris Kimball, <a href="http://www.americastestkitchenfeed.com/blogs/notes-from-cpk/">host of the PBS show</a> <em>America's Test Kitchen</em>.<p>"Of all the things they served in that first Thanksgiving, there might not have been turkey," Kimball says. Early revelers may have dined on small birds or venison. "The one thing we know they did have was squash. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:26:00 +0000 editor 22625 at http://tpr.org Squash Your Thanksgiving With Tips From The Test Kitchen Don't Stuff The Turkey And Other Tips From 'America's Test Kitchen' http://tpr.org/post/dont-stuff-turkey-and-other-tips-americas-test-kitchen If there's one Thanksgiving mistake Jack Bishop sees more than any other, it's people rushing to carve their birds. Bishop is editorial director of the public TV series <em>America's Test Kitchen</em>. He tells <em>Fresh Air</em>'s Terry Gross, "Turkey needs to rest before you carve it ... Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:05:00 +0000 editor 22590 at http://tpr.org Thanksgiving Recipes For All: Thanksgivukkah, Gluten-Free, Vegan http://tpr.org/post/thanksgiving-recipes-all-thanksgivukkah-gluten-free-vegan Thanksgiving is a time to serve familiar favorites. But with Hanukkah starting on Wednesday evening, many families have two traditions coming at once.<p><em><a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org/">Here & Now</a></em> resident chef <strong>Kathy Gunst</strong> has ideas for incorporating Hanukkah into Thanksgiving fare, as well as gluten-free and vegan dishes. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:46:43 +0000 editor 22547 at http://tpr.org Thanksgiving Recipes For All: Thanksgivukkah, Gluten-Free, Vegan JBSA Chaplains Reflect On Helping Those In Need During Thanksgiving Feast http://tpr.org/post/jbsa-chaplains-reflect-helping-those-need-during-thanksgiving-feast <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Military chaplains at Joint Base-Fort Sam Houston kicked off their holiday giving this year with a family-style dinner for all the chaplains and their staff members on the post.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Col. Chaplain Terry Whiteside volunteered to be the turkey for the day, bringing some light-hearted fun to the chaplains' pre-Thanksgiving dinner.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"This is a great opportunity to let our hair down, what little we have, and just enjoy life and each other," Whiteside said.</span></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:17:06 +0000 Eileen Pace 22421 at http://tpr.org JBSA Chaplains Reflect On Helping Those In Need During Thanksgiving Feast As Storms Spread, Thanksgiving Travel Is Looking Tricky http://tpr.org/post/storms-spread-thanksgiving-travel-looking-tricky <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXNnLnChwFo</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:10:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 22484 at http://tpr.org As Storms Spread, Thanksgiving Travel Is Looking Tricky Many Americans Will Be Giving Thanks For Lower Prices http://tpr.org/post/many-americans-will-be-giving-thanks-lower-prices When Americans drive to their Thanksgiving gatherings this week, they will have one more blessing to count: lower costs.<p>Gasoline is cheaper than last year. Turkey prices are down, too. Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:09:00 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 22470 at http://tpr.org Many Americans Will Be Giving Thanks For Lower Prices The Orchestral Recipe, From The Pilgrims To Today http://tpr.org/post/orchestral-recipe-pilgrims-today If you're going to be cooking Thanksgiving dinner next week, you've probably already started gathering the traditional ingredients — but your ingredients are most likely very different from those that made up the first Thanksgiving meal in 1621. (Marshmallows with those sweet potatoes, anyone?)<br /> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:26:00 +0000 NPR Staff 22293 at http://tpr.org The Orchestral Recipe, From The Pilgrims To Today Need Help On Thanksgiving? 'Turkey Confidential' Is Here To Save The Day http://tpr.org/post/need-help-thanksgiving-turkey-confidential-here-save-day <p><a href="http://www.splendidtable.org/episode/turkey-confidential-2013" target="_blank">"Turkey Confidential"</a> is the annual live call-in show from "The Splendid Table" with Lynne Rossetto Kasper and is designed to bail you out of any last-minute kitchen emergencies and provide a backdrop as you and your family prepare for the big day.</p><p>"Turkey Confidential" airs Thanksgiving morning from 10 a.m.-noon in San Antonio on KSTX 89.1 FM.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:16:19 +0000 Texas Public Radio 22251 at http://tpr.org Need Help On Thanksgiving? 'Turkey Confidential' Is Here To Save The Day Thanksgiving Celebration Teaches Latin American Service Members About Tradition http://tpr.org/post/thanksgiving-celebration-teaches-latin-american-service-members-about-tradition <p></p><p>A program unique to the United States Air Force and Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is the <a href="http://www.37trw.af.mil/units/interamericanairforcesacademy%28iaafa%29/index.asp" target="_blank">Inter-American Forces Academy</a> where servicemen and women from countries like Bolivia, Colombia and Peru take classes to learn maintenance, leadership and technical skills.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 07:45:37 +0000 Ryan Loyd 2212 at http://tpr.org Thanksgiving Celebration Teaches Latin American Service Members About Tradition