Turkey finds place in Kolkata's Xmas cuisine
Dec 25, 2007
Offbeat | The Washington Post, Susan Svrluga | Monday November 9, 2015
"Our goal is to encourage people to recognize we can celebrate a holiday without having a dead body in the middle of the table," said Gene Baur, the president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, which does advocacy work and shelters farm animals.
Interview by Dale Berning Sawa, guardian.co.uk | Monday December 8, 2014
Tom Copas' Berkshire turkeys are so free-range he uses dogs to herd them. Now his flock are famed as the finest birds in the UK.My family has been farming in Cookham, Berkshire, for 120 years. We started off keeping cattle outside the pub, and slowly...
World News | Associated Press | Thursday November 27, 2014
The Presidential turkey pardon is a quirky annual tradition at Thanksgiving, the holiday when American families gather for turkey feasts.
PTI | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Scientists have discovered that the biological machinery needed to produce a potentially life-saving antibiotic is found in turkeys. Researchers from Brigham Young University found that the antibiotic to target staph infections and strep throat can come...
Associated Press | Thursday November 28, 2013
President Barack Obama spared two turkeys from the oven Wednesday, fulfilling the annual tradition of a presidential pardon for a couple of lucky birds ahead of the American harvest holiday of Thanksgiving Day. Obama pardoned Popcorn, who shared...
Melissa Clark, The New York Times | Thursday November 28, 2013
For all the elaborate attention we lavish on Thanksgiving turkeys year after year, the truth is: more work doesn't necessarily yield better birds.I've roasted a flock of turkeys in my time. Six of them already this year. I have brined them, marinated...
Associated Press | Friday November 8, 2013
You've probably heard of beer-battered fish and beer-can chicken. But how about beer-fed turkey?Joe Morette of Henniker, N.H., is raising about 50 Thanksgiving turkeys this year. He's been feeding his birds beer since 1993, when a turkey knocked over...
World News | Associated Press | Thursday November 22, 2012
Two turkeys pardoned by President Barack Obama in an annual Thanksgiving rite on Wednesday, saying he wanted to offer the birds a second chance.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 21, 2012
President Barack Obama was poised on Wednesday to "pardon" two turkeys ahead of the annual Thanksgiving holiday during which Americans will consume millions of their feathery compatriots.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday November 25, 2010
Barack Obama performed an annual rite of Presidents on Wednesday, pardoning a pair of turkeys on Thanksgiving Eve and cracking jokes about the competition that brought them to his famous doorstep."For the record, let me say that it feels pretty good to stop at least one shellacking this November," Obama said in the White House Rose Garden, where he...