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Festivals

An event, usually staged by a local community, which usually focusses on and celebrates a unique aspect, custom or tradition of that community.

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Black Friday

Festivals; Thanksgiving

The Friday after Thanksgiving, and the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. The day's name originated in Philadelphia, where it originally was used to describe the ...

cornucopia

Festivals; Thanksgiving

A horn shaped symbol of harvest and abundance of food. The cornucopia is a tradition at Thanksgiving which originated in classical antiquity. It's usually a horn-shaped container ...

frozen turkey

Festivals; Thanksgiving

Turkeys that have been chilled below 0°F. Frozen turkeys must be labeled "frozen” even though they are already defrosted when they are sold. In this case, a “previously frozen" ...

fresh turkey

Festivals; Thanksgiving

Turkeys may be labeled as “Fresh” if they have never been chilled below 26 degrees F. According to the National turkey federation, turkeys do not freeze at 32 degrees F. but at a ...

hard-chilled turkey

Festivals; Thanksgiving

Turkeys that have been chilled below 26°, but not below 0°. Although they cannot be labeled as fresh turkeys, they don’t have to be labeled as frozen either. Hard-chilled turkeys ...

deep-chilled turkey

Festivals; Thanksgiving

Turkeys that have been chilled below 26°, but not below 0°. Although they cannot be labeled as fresh turkeys, they don’t have to be labeled as frozen either. Deep-chilled turkeys ...

basted turkey

Festivals; Thanksgiving

A technique used to increase flavor, juiciness and weight in a turkey, poultry and other meats. Also known as enhanced meets, basted turkeys are injected or vacuum treated with ...