Thursday, November 22, 2012
Patch brings you a list of Thanksgiving-themed films to view from the cozy comfort of your couch. Laugh, cry and give thanks for video verification that other people's families are every bit as quirky—if not more so—than yours.
You're stuffed, and the tryptophan is kicking in. You're beat from battling for all those Black Friday bargains. You just can't face those lines yet for Silver Linings Playbook or Red Dawn. Your couch may be calling, but some members of your family are likely to be clamoring soon for entertainment alternatives to football. Why not keep the spirit of the day alive with a stock of Thanksgiving-themed films to watch in the cozy comfort of home sweet home? Christmas may be tops in holiday movies, but Thanksgiving isn't far behind in providing cinematic backgrounds or plot twists. Sewickley Patch brings you a list of films about other people's Thanksgivings that should satisfy your need to laugh, cry, warm your heart—and give thanks that other …
Share what you’re thankful for this holiday season with Patch readers.
Although gratitude should not be contained to Thanksgiving alone, it's a holiday that reminds us to be thankful for what we have. So you tell us: What are you thankful for this holiday season? Your family? Your friends? The community you live in? Share your story of gratitude with our readers in the comment section below. I’ll go first. I’m thankful for you, our readers. We appreciate that you read this site and that you care enough to comment on it (that includes you political commenters). Without you, there wouldn’t be a Patch, so thank you! Thank you also to all the volunteers in our community. What about you? Submit your stories in the comment section below. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Need to run some last-minute errands on the Thanksgiving holiday? Patch gives you a rundown of local openings and closings.
Safran's Market – Open until 9 p.m. Wednesday; closed Thanksgiving Day Giant Eagle – Open until 1 a.m. Wednesday; open from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thanksgiving Day Rite Aid - Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, with pharmacy hours until 3 p.m. Doors open at 7 a.m. Friday Sewickley Public Library – Closes Wednesday at 5 p.m.; Closed Thanksgiving Day, open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday Sewickley Valley YMCA - Open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thanksgiving Day Post Offices – Closed Thanksgiving Day State Stores - All stores closed Thanksgiving Day District Judge Office - Closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday. Quaker Valley School District – Closed Nov. 22 to Nov. 26 Sewickley Academy – Closed Nov. 21 to Nov. 26 St. James School – Closed Nov. 22 to Nov. 26 …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
If you need a new recipe for your Thanksgiving turkey, give one of these non-traditional twists a try.
There are many ways to cook everyone’s favorite holiday bird. Each family has its own special technique for cooking a turkey, whether it's using an old family recipe, or adding a secret ingredient that helps make the turkey taste all the better. If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, you can try any of the recipes below to add a new kick to your feast. If you're attending someone else’s dinner, hopefully their turkey will taste as good as one of these! Just the name of this recipe makes my mouth water. An Allrecipes.com user contributes this Greek take on turkey, which combines ground beef and pork with tangerine juice, rice and other ingredients for an in-bird stuffing. This one requires no pre-made brine. Emeril Lagasse’s recipe for a…