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While the star of Thanksgiving is almost always the turkey, the debate over the best Thanksgiving side dish rages on. Each of us has our favorites, and each state in the USA has its most popular. It's a delightful testament to our diverse culinary traditions. So let's get into it, what's the best Thanksgiving side? What's the most popular?

the different and best thanksgiving sides

The Contenders

1. Mashed Potatoes

  • Reigning supreme in many states, mashed potatoes are a creamy and comforting classic. They're a blank canvas for gravy and a perfect complement to turkey.

2. Green Bean Casserole

  • A crowd-pleaser known for its crispy onions, green bean casserole is a staple in numerous households. It adds a crunchy, savory element to the meal.

3. Stuffing

  • Whether…

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Everyone in Palm Beach County, and nationwide, deserves to enjoy a Thanksgiving with family and friends. Physically dropping off canned goods and other traditional items to a food drive can be challenging. Last year, At least 53 million people visited a food bank or food pantry. The virtual Thanksgiving food drive can help your neighbors facing hunger this year. The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks and food programs helps millions of people find food and grocery help in their communities every year. Connect with your local food bank to learn about upcoming free food distributions and to apply for national food programs.

A virtual Thanksgiving food drive is a wonderful way to help provide meals for our neighbors. Instead of…

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Palm Beach County residents know how lovely the weather is at this time of year. It is so beautiful that keeping time spent in the kitchen down to a nominal amount is imperative during the Thanksgiving holiday. There is plenty of stress that comes with hosting Thanksgiving dinner. Avoid a mid-day meltdown by planning ahead and prepping dishes long before it is time to eat.

Here is a simple appetizer to prepare for your guests to enjoy while the turkey cooks. 

Cranberry Brie Bites:

Ingredients:

1 (8-oz.) tube crescent dough

Cooking spray, for pan

Flour, for surface

1 (8-oz.) wheel of brie

1/2 c. whole berry cranberry sauce

1/4 c. chopped pecans

6 sprigs of rosemary, cut into 1" pieces.

Directions:

Preheat oven to…

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Alton Pride is excited to announce its First Annual Pride Thanksgiving Food Drive Competition! Alton Town Center is in Palm Beach Gardens. It is a community in which homeowners can bike ride, drive, or walk to enjoy dining, retail, and entertainment. Alton’s parks and green spaces are designed for the entire family. The new homes incorporate energy-efficient features, bold designs, and healthy-home specifications.

Alton area bars are competing for the title of “Top Turkey,” a trophy and bragging rights. Until November 12, 2022, participants will be collecting non-perishable food items for Thanksgiving. The business with the most donations will be crowned the winner a/k/a “Top Turkey.”

All donations received will be used to create Thanksgiving…

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Alton Town Center 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in Partnership with Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc.  Please help by donating non-perishable food items to help feed families in our community during this holiday season. Donations will be accepted until November 13, 2022. 

Since 1983, Adopt-A-Family decided that its mission is to strengthen families with children in their efforts to achieve stability and self-sufficiency by providing access to all-encompassing services.  Adopt-A-Family has grown into the largest service provider for homeless families in Palm Beach County - providing access to services for more than 2,000 families with children per year. 

Proposed donation items are:

-        Publix gift cards

-        Rice

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 Happy Thanksgiving!

On behalf of our entire family of staff and agents at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities, we wish to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to our clientele for putting faith in our proficiency in aiding their real estate transactions.   Kindest regards,   Rob Thomson    Waterfront Properties & Club Communities  

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Here is a simple cranberry sauce that is quick and simple just in the nick of time for Thanksgiving dinner. Southeast Florida is very well known for its abundance of citrus groves. This cranberry sauce has a unique citrus zest.  Just simmer fresh cranberries, sugar, orange zest, and a cinnamon stick together until slightly thickened.

Ingredients:

- Two 8-ounce packages of cranberries, fresh or frozen

- 1 orange, zest cut into strips, and juiced

- 1/2 cup sugar

 - 1 cinnamon stick

Directions:

Put all the ingredients into a saucepan over medium heat and simmer until the cranberries burst and the sauce thickens about 15 to 20 minutes. Serve at room temperature or cool and refrigerate. Remove the cinnamon stick before serving.

 

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Like most modern-day holidays, Thanksgiving has changed and developed into the uniquely American tradition that we all love and enjoy so much today. There is a lot about Thanksgiving that you probably don’t know. Here are a few interesting facts to either intrigue or annoy your relatives on Turkey Day in Palm Beach County.

The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621 and included 50 Pilgrims and 90 Wampanoag Indians and lasted three days. Also, did you know that turkey wasn't even served at the first Thanksgiving — and that the Pilgrims didn’t use forks because they weren’t invented yet? Impress your kids (and the in-laws!) with these crazy, yet true, fun facts about Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving was a presidential decision.  President Abe…

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The weather in Southeast Florida during the Thanksgiving holiday is so beautiful that keeping time spent in the kitchen down to a minimal amount is imperative.  Here is a simple appetizer to prepare for your guests to enjoy while the turkey cooks. 

Cranberry Brie Bites

Ingredients:

1 (8-oz.) tube crescent dough

Cooking spray, for pan

Flour, for surface

1 (8-oz.) wheel of brie

1/2 c. whole berry cranberry sauce

1/4 c. chopped pecans

6 sprigs of rosemary, cut into 1" pieces.

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375° and grease a mini muffin tin with cooking spray. On a lightly floured surface, roll out crescent dough, and pinch together seams. Cut into 24 squares. Place squares into muffin tin slots.

Cut brie into small pieces…

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Thanksgiving gatherings in Palm Beach County may be different than in other parts of the United States just in part due to the glorious weather!  Bright skies, pleasant climate, and cool breezes are easy justifications to stay out of the kitchen and go outside with visiting family and friends.

Make time for a round of golf at one of the many signature golf courses in the Jupiter area. Have a smashing tennis match or a leisurely day at the beach with guests by simplifying the Thanksgiving menu just a smidge. Merely prepare some things in advance.  While the turkey is roasting away in the oven, nibble on a couple of The Food Network elegant light bites and reminisce on all things for which you are grateful.

Prosciutto and Cheddar Fig Slices

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