Friday, December 7, 2012
It's a question that has raged since the dawn of the fake Christmas tree. We want to know which side of the issue you stand on and why.
Real tree or fake? It's a question that doesn't have a correct answer, like 'Coke or Pepsi?' and 'Ginger or Mary Ann?' And like most highly debatable issues, there are passionate supporters on both sides of the fence. Real tree supporters love the smell, ambiance and authenticity that comes with having a fresh cut fir overcrowding the living room, while faux tree fans prefer the hassle-free, nature friendly convenience of a non-living tree. With tinsel flying on both sides of the argument, Patch decided to get to the bottom of the debate. So Largo, which type of tree do you prefer — a real one or a fake one? Vote in our informal poll to register your response, and let us know the reason behind your choice in the comments below. Want to buy…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
If you don't feel like cooking this Thanksgiving, you can stay close to home and have dinner at a restaurant right here in Largo.
For those who have not been keeping an eye on the calendar, Thanksgiving is less than one week away. There's still time to make plans to dine at a Largo restaurant, if you don't want to cook a Thanksgiving meal. Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Balla's Steakhouse Cody's Original Roadhouse E & E Stakeout Grill Savory Restaurant & Pizzeria Three Coins Family Restaurant Widow Brown Places to Get Pre-cooked Meals to Eat at Home Cafe Largo Sonny' BBQ Curious about the holiday hours of your favorite Largo restaurant? You can find the restaurant's phone number in our Business Directory If you know of another Largo restaurant that will be open on Thanksgiving, let us know and we'll add it to this story! Stay connected by signing up for our free …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
In this special holiday cooking video, Patch shows you how to prepare the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving feast.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
By John Gifaldi and Patty Heiden Here's your turkey grocery list: Turkey (determine size based on Tip 1 below) Stuffing (see package for amount needed based on turkey weight) Chicken Broth Onions Celery Butter Spices: Sage, Thyme, Poultry Seasoning, Basil, Salt, Pepper Aluminum Foil Thermometer (if you don't already have one) Roasting Pan Tip 1: When purchasing your whole turkey, figure 1-1-½ pounds per person, which allows ½ pound for leftovers. Tip 2: Frozen turkeys should be defrosted in the refrigerator for 2-5 days prior to cooking depending on the size. Figure approximately 1 day for every 4 pounds. Never defrost at room temperature. Tip 3: Always remove the neck and giblets and rinse your turkey inside and out with cold water …