Cook It Quick Newsletter - November 2015

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Wishing you, family and friends a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! 

This month's Cook It Quick newsletter features some of the questions we get asked most at Thanksgiving. 

For additional Thanksgiving information, visit Thanksgiving Food Preparation and Food Safety Tips for tips on: 
  • How to prepare a turkey
  • Carving a turkey
  • How to make turkey gravy
  • Stuffing
  • Cooking turkey in an oven bag
  • Using a roaster oven, deep-fryer, etc. as alternate ways to prepare a turkey

Happy Cooking and Healthy Eating

P.S. Ingredient counts don't include water, salt, pepper and cooking oil

Cook It Quick's Goal

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Our goal is to make you "hungry for healthy food" by offering tips and delicious, quick-to-prepare, inexpensive recipes.

Preparing these recipes and using the tips will help you increase consumption of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products. At the same time, you will reduce sodium, solid fats, and calories. Food safety tips are included. 

Feel free to use/adapt Cook It Quick  material when an article is written entirely by me for your own articles, blogs, handouts, etc. An example credit line is:  Authored by or Adapted from Alice Henneman, MS, RDN, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, Cook It Quick web materials. 



Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie [5 -6 ingredients]

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie


4 Soups Made with Leftover Turkey  

soup made with leftover turkey


Perfect Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes (United States Potato Board)

cooking potatoes


How to Roast Meats Other than Turkey, including Wild Game (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

preparing ham


Food Tip

Poultry: Basting, Brining, and Marinating (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

brining a turkey

Food Safety

If you have questions about how to handle turkey or other meats on Thanksgiving day, call the toll-free U.S. Department of Agriculture Meat & Poultry Hotline between 8 am to 2 pm, Eastern Time at 1-888-674-6854

cell phone

Food Safety

How to Travel Safely with Food to Gatherings of Family & Friends

traveling with food


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