5 Things To Do With Leftover Turkey

5 Things To Do With Leftover Turkey

The husband and wife personal finance blogging team Not Made Of Money tell you where to go and shove that leftover turkey of yours. [More]

Is A "Fully-Cooked" Turkey Supposed To Be Hot?

Is A "Fully-Cooked" Turkey Supposed To Be Hot?

Wendy was in charge of planning the at-work Thanksgiving feast for her colleagues at her new job, and was happy to take on the task. A series of misunderstandings at the grocery store deli meant that she nearly had to serve her colleagues a fully cooked but entirely cold turkey. [More]

Call To Trader Joe's Nets Free Bird

Call To Trader Joe's Nets Free Bird

Kristina stumbled onto a savvy con for those who need two turkeys but only want to pay for one: Buy a turkey, call with a sob story about accidentally ruining it, then show up at the store with hat in hand waiting for your free sympathy bird.

TV Dinner's Genesis: Industrial-Sized Leftovers

TV Dinner's Genesis: Industrial-Sized Leftovers

TV dinners were invented during Thanksgiving in 1953 when the Swanson Company overstocked and was left with over a half-million pounds of turkey they handn’t sold. So a salesman tweaked an airline serving tray, put turkey dinner inside, and told Swanson to tie the marketing to the latest fad of television. [US Census Bureau] (Thanks to Michael!)

Did Turkish Police Beat Information Out Of A Suspect In The TJ Maxx Credit Card Case?

Did Turkish Police Beat Information Out Of A Suspect In The TJ Maxx Credit Card Case?

Christopher Soghoian over at Cnet is reporting that Turkish police may have used violence to get the encryption keys of one of primary ringleaders in the TJ Maxx credit card theft investigation. The suspect, Maksym Yastremskiy, is apparently a “major figure in the international sale of stolen credit card information.”

Consumer Reports Recommends Electric Turkey Fryers Rather Than Propane

Consumer Reports Recommends Electric Turkey Fryers Rather Than Propane

Consumer Reports recommends that consumers try new, safer electric turkey fryers this Thanksgiving. Propane powered fryers have this nasty habit of setting themselves on fire—a feature that tends to annoy Consumer Reports, the fire department and the burn unit at your local hospital.

Safeway’s Turkey Is A Dodo

Safeway’s Turkey Is A Dodo

Doug bought a pre-packaged “fresh” meal from Safeway for $37.99, but arrived home to find most of the items expired.

Thanksgiving Shopping List

Thanksgiving Shopping List

If you’re like us, you’re going to someone else’s house for Thanksgiving. If you’re not, and you haven’t gone shopping yet, here’s some last minute help getting yourself organized. We’re linking two shopping lists that you can print out and take with you to the store, you slacker.

HOWTO: Cook a Turducken

A turducken, in case you don’t know, is a turkey stuffed with a duck, stuffed with a chicken. We know. Fantastic idea. Anyway, turducken is the stuff of legends, so we thought we’d try to help the dream become reality with a few links to some turducken HOWTO action. Thanksgiving isn’t until tomorrow! There’s still time for turducken! —MEGHANN MARCO

HOWTO: Fry A Turkey

Obviously, it’s too late to thaw a fresh turkey in time for tomorrow. You can, however, snag one at the store and fry the sucker. Lifehacker says:

Under Crescents and Scimitars, USBGeek Delivers

Under Crescents and Scimitars, USBGeek Delivers

Exhaling plumes of velveteen smoke from his hookah, propped up against an Ottoman, surrounded by Turkish succubi fluidly gyrating in diaphanous silks, Consumerist J.K. dreamed of a better world… a world where USB gadgets at hot, affordable prices would be delivered to Istanbul with an affordable shipping option.