What to Know About the Bird Flu Outbreak

More than 15 million chickens and turkeys from infected commercial and backyard flocks in 19 states have been killed, officials said.

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Avian Flu Spread in the US Worries Poultry Industry

Though the risk to humans is low, scientists warn that outbreaks among farmed birds increase the potential for the virus to mutate and pose a threat to humans.

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As Turkeys Take Over Campus, Some Colleges Are More Thankful Than Others

From California to Minnesota to Massachusetts, turkeys have taken a liking to university life, leading to social media stardom and crosswalk confrontations.

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How to Celebrate Pandemic Thanksgiving, Round 2

Thanksgiving is back, but Covid hasn’t gone away. Here’s how to have a safer, peaceful and tasty holiday.

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Biden Pardons 2 Turkeys in Thanksgiving Tradition

“Peanut Butter and Jelly were selected based on their temperament, appearance, and, I suspect, vaccination status,” the president said.

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A Beginner’s Thanksgiving: 7 Recipes That Lighten the Workload

For first-time cooks, or anyone looking to simplify the holiday prep, this special menu minimizes effort and maximizes flavor.

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Padma Lakshmi’s Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

The host of “Taste the Nation” and “Top Chef” isn’t a professional chef herself. That’s why her bird is stress-free and foolproof.

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Thanksgiving Food Prices Increase as Supply Chain Costs Rise

Nearly every ingredient, from the turkey to the after-dinner coffee, is expected to cost more than ever, for a host of reasons.

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Why Lawsuits Over ‘Misleading’ Food Labels Are Surging

A flurry of litigation by advocacy groups seeks to combat what they say is a rise in deceptive marketing by food giants.

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How to Carve a Turkey

Ray Venezia, master butcher and Fairway Market meat consultant, shows how to carve a turkey.

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Ditching the Turkey: Thanksgiving Memories (and Misadventures) of Reporters Abroad

Some of our international journalists have gone to great lengths trying to bring a taste of home to their new locations. But it hasn’t always worked out.

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No, President Trump Did Not Pardon Himself

Speculation had swirled in recent days that the president might make incendiary news by pardoning humans, but Corn and Cob got the honors at the annual White House ceremony.

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What Donald Trump Liked About Being President

He preferred the parts of the job that combined pomp, splendor and a world amenable to his decisions. In other words, he always seemed to genuinely enjoy pardoning turkeys.

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They Welcomed Dozens for Thanksgiving. Now What?

For decades, a couple have been the unofficial parents for many Black students at Notre Dame. This year, that family is scattered, reflecting on the year’s crises.

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Carving a Turkey and Becoming a Man

My father brought the brutality of the slaughterhouse to the table with him. I had to find other role models to become a different kind of man.

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Being Thankful and Hopeful in This Weird and Terrible Year

It’s a year for getting through the winter as well as we can, for thinking about how to help those who are bearing the greatest burdens, and for waiting hopefully for better times.

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17 Recipes for a Small Thanksgiving Dinner

Perfectly suited for an intimate celebration, these dishes deliver deliciousness without leaving too much leftover.

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How to Make Thanksgiving With One Pot and One Pan

This small-scale feast packs in the classics with less clean up and no stress.

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How a Third-Generation Turkey Farmer Got a Leg Up From the Pandemic

After 81 years — and in the midst of a pandemic — Hemlock Hill Farm in New York is finally hitting its stride.

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How to Do Thanksgiving With Less Waste

For environmental advocates, it includes small measures like reusing ingredients, and broader efforts like rethinking our relationship to the holiday.

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The Buttermilk-Brined Turkey of Your Thanksgiving Dreams

Every November, people ask Samin Nosrat if her beloved roast chicken recipe works with turkey. She decided to find out.

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Our Best Thanksgiving Recipes: Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie and More

We have every recipe you need to cook a wonderful Thanksgiving meal.

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A Disrupted Thanksgiving Leaves the Turkey Business Guessing

Without big gatherings, will Americans buy whole birds? Smaller ones? Just parts? Farmers and retailers are already placing their bets.

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Your Thanksgiving May Be Classic, but Your Leftovers Don’t Have to Be

There are no rules to making turkey sandwiches: Pack them with bright flavors, and salty pickles.

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No, the Tryptophan in Turkey Won’t Make You Sleepy

A common myth suggests that the tryptophan in turkey will make you drowsy, but that’s not why you might be ready for bed after Thanksgiving dinner.

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