Monday, November 21, 2011
The Detroit Lions face a big task when the 10-0 Green Bay Packers visit Ford Field on Thanksgiving.
Can the Lions defeat the unbeaten Packers? That’s the question heading into Thanksgiving, when the defending Super Bowl champion and 10-0 Green Bay Packers visit Ford Field to take on the hometown Detroit Lions. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, and the game will be televised on Fox. While locals sports fans long have viewed the Thanksgiving game with pride, even when the Lions have struggled, this year’s Turkey Day matchup figures to draw national attention because both teams are surging. The Lions and the Packers enter the game with a combined record of 17-3, and Sports Illustrated’s Peter King says this is the best Detroit Thanksgiving game since 1962. In addition, the Lions are one of the few remaining challenges as the Packers look …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Follow along with Patch Home & Gardens writer Megan Swoyer as she prepares for Thanksgiving, with daily tips to keep readers on track. Today: Get out a pen and start The List.
Thanksgiving 2011 – and once again my husband and I are hosting! Things we work around to make the day special: health issues range from a teen with Crohn’s disease (sensitive to too many fat grams, digestive issues) to an adult who requires a gluten-free diet. With that, fat grams and wheat and gluten factors are top-of-mind (Example: there’s no way I can open a jar of, say, Spartan-brand gravy and call it a day … most mainstream canned and jarred gravy has wheat and gluten ingredients, not to mention fat grams aplenty). Other challenges: Between family members attending or volunteering at America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit and Lions football fans (especially this year!) glued to the television, it’s not always easy to have an ETD (…
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Thanksgiving is this week! We look at some restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner along with a carry-out option. Finally, a brief mention of a couple seasonal alcoholic beverages.
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Thursday, November 25, 2010
It's Thanksgiving week! Time for family, friends, food, and fun. Maybe a little bit of stress, too, trying to get all of the food on the table and keep everyone happy. Sometimes you want to push aside all of the stress and let someone else prepare a Thanksgiving feast for you. If you are eating Thanksgiving dinner at home, we'll also talk about a carry-out option and where to get seasonal wine and beer to help with all of the stress. Fishbone's will be open from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. serving their full menu along with a traditional turkey dinner. Dinner will include soup or salad, turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, roasted acorn squash, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. $18 for adults, $10 for kids 5-12, and $5 for kids 4 and …