Those of us who overdo it with turkey and the trimmings should be thankful we have that opportunity.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized proof.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your southwest suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Cherie Johnson, who provided the winning punchline to last week's comic: Oh, he's an environmentalist all right ... I hear he drives a Prius …
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Turkey trauma all in a day’s work at the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line.
Can I thaw my turkey in my electric blanket? I've trapped my turkey in the oven by accidentally turning on the self-cleaning cycle, what do I do? Can I use a chain saw to carve my turkey? My Chihuahua is stuck in the turkey carcass, help! Hard to believe, but these represent just a handful of actual questions posed to the staff of the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line since it first started helping callers with their turkey traumas 30 years ago. The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line is tucked away in an undisclosed office building on Diehl Road in Naperville. For nearly two months — from Nov. 1 until Christmas Day — the office is home to more than 50 professionally trained turkey experts, typically college-educated home economists and nutritionists, …
Monday, November 22, 2010
As locals prepare for the annual Thanksgiving feast, the City Meat Market and Peterson Spirits & Fine Wines help ensure dinner is a success.
Whether it's red or white, whichever wine you like is fine to pair with your holiday meal. That comes straight from a woman who would know: Victoria Peterson. Peterson Spirits & Fine Wines is gearing up for Thanksgiving and the influx of people looking for the perfect wine to go with the turkey, stuffing and pie. While Peterson gets the wine stocked and ready to move, Brad Hudetz, general manager at City Meat Market, is busy making lots and lots of gravy and taking orders for turkeys, as well as roasts, hams and other game. City Meat Market reopened in February with new owners and a new vision for the meat market, which has a long history in Naperville. Owner Peter Hudetz and his son Brad installed a full kitchen in order to offer homemade…