Thanksgiving

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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San Antonio-area families will once again open their homes to airmen and trainees at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland through Operation Home Cooking. 

A family member's passing this month sent me on a wistful expedition through endless unnamed photo collections from my old hard drive. I searched for group shots and family holiday pictures in hopes of tracking down one or two nostalgic images of someone very photo-averse.

Instead, I found this — and many, many, many photos like it.

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Cooking a Thanksgiving feast for a dozen people may seem like a challenge, but imagine preparing the meal for 25,000. Well, that’s exactly what’s been going on at San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center all week as volunteers get ready for the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner. So what does it take to feed a small army of elderly, homeless, and less fortunate?

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