Thanksgiving

President-elect Donald Trump issued a Thanksgiving address on Wednesday evening, calling for the nation to come together after a bruising, bitter campaign.

You know the drill: Trace your hand, then add the details. Two feet, a beak, a single eyeball. Color it in, and voila! Hand becomes turkey.

You know the rest too: The Pilgrims fled England and landed on Plymouth Rock. The native people there, the Wampanoag, taught them to farm the land. In 1621, they sat down together for a thanksgiving feast, and we've been celebrating it ever since.

It's a lesson many remember from childhood, but the story has some problems.

Texas Parks &Wildlife

Camp sites in most Texas state parks are booked up for this four-day Thanksgiving holiday and some parks may even have to limit the number of daytime visitors.

Preparing for Thanksgiving festivities can get hectic! Luckily for you, "Turkey Confidential" is standing by to assist you in any and all Thanksgiving emergencies. Breathe, keep calm and tune in to KSTX 89.1 or KTXI 90.1.

"Turkey Confidential" is a live, two-hour, call-in program on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. CST for public radio listeners across the nation.

Host Lynne Rossetto Kasper comes to the rescue of Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers, and dinner guests alike on the biggest cooking day of the year.

Meals cooked at home keep getting cheaper, and Thanksgiving dinner will be a real bargain this year.

That's what two separate measures of food prices showed on Thursday.

One gauge, the Consumer Price Index done in October by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed that the cost of food at the supermarket — known as "food-at-home" prices — fell for the sixth straight month. Such prices are now down 2.3 percent from the same time last year.

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