Thanksgiving http://wxpr.org en LCO Harvest Camp Giving Thanks http://wxpr.org/post/lco-harvest-camp-giving-thanks <p>The Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp is celebrating a feast day Thursday. &nbsp;</p><p>The camp formed in the spring of this year in response to a proposed iron mine in the Penokee Hills. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:56:17 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11270 at http://wxpr.org LCO Harvest Camp Giving Thanks How Much Does Thanksgiving Cost? http://wxpr.org/post/how-much-does-thanksgiving-cost <p>Food prices have gone up in the last 13 years, but a Wisconsin farm group spokesperson says the Thanksgiving meal is affordable.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Amy </span>Manske<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a&nbsp; Farm Bureau spokesperson. She talked with Ken </span>Krall<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about how much it costs to provide a similar meal this Thanksgiving as compared to the year 2000.</span></p><p></p><p>Some critics have said food prices have risen as more corn is used to produce ethanol for transportation.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:33:26 +0000 Ken Krall 11247 at http://wxpr.org How Much Does Thanksgiving Cost? Food Safety Reminders From Local Health Officials http://wxpr.org/post/food-safety-reminders-local-health-officials <p>Preparing a Thanksgiving meal can be a big production, and so can following proper food safety procedures. &nbsp;</p><p>WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski spoke with Oneida County Health Department Sanitarian Jody McKinney to find out how to minimize risk of food poisoning…from things like salmonella.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>TAG: That’s Jody McKinney, Sanitarian for the Oneida County Health Department.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11058 at http://wxpr.org Food Safety Reminders From Local Health Officials Don't Forget to Thaw the Turkey http://wxpr.org/post/dont-forget-thaw-turkey <p>If you’re planning to cook a big turkey this Thanksgiving, you may need to start thawing it this weekend.&nbsp;</p><p>Oneida County Health Department Sanitarian Jody McKinney says the best way to thaw a frozen turkey is in the fridge, but you have to allow one day of thawing for every five pounds of turkey.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“Therefore if you’re going to serve a large turkey approximately 20 pounds, plan at least four to five days in the refrigerator for thawing.”&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:46:40 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11053 at http://wxpr.org Don't Forget to Thaw the Turkey