designed with the
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-- If you need the basics about cooking a holiday turkey safely or
making sure the leftovers are stored properly, help is only a mouse
click or two away on University of Illinois Extension's
the Holidays" Web offering. The site is on the Urban Programs
Resource Network at
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu, under the "Nutrition and Health"
At the turkey site, consumers will find
information about the selection of a holiday turkey, proper ways of
cooking it, side dishes and even the locations of turkey farms.
"There are also fun sections that have
turkey lore and facts," explained Jane Scherer, U of I Extension
urban programs specialist. "For instance, 675 million pounds of
turkey are consumed in the United States every Thanksgiving."
And for those who can't quite finish
off the bird on Thanksgiving, the site has information about using
it in leftovers.
"There are recipes for using turkey in
combination with other foods," said Scherer.
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Scherer said the site was designed with
the turkey's cook in mind.
are in charge of cooking the Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey and
suddenly find yourself with problems or questions an hour before
your guests arrive, this site is a reliable place to get the
last-minute help you need," she said.
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