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How to Fry Your Turkey Without Frying Your House

Posted on · One popular turkey preparation technique every Thanksgiving is deep frying. Gary Stephenson, Regional Spokesman for State Farm Insurance, says Texas has lead the nation the last eight years in cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day, and he gives us some advice for deep frying your turkey without deep frying your house. More: Tips for safely frying […]

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Don’t Ruin Your Turkey: Thanksgiving Meal Advice from the Pros

Posted on · In case you haven’t been paying attention-surprise! – Thanksgiving is on Thursday. Many of you have already flooded the grocery stores and started prepping for your Thanksgiving meal, which may include anything from sweet potato casserole to pumpkin pie. But, let’s face it: The turkey is the real star of the show. And unless you […]

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What About Houston Are You Thankful For?

Posted on · We’ve asked our listeners to tell us their pet peeves before. So, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we ask that you share the things about Houston and in your life for which you’re thankful. Share your examples of people, places, events, and ideas you’re thankful for here in Houston. What do you appreciate about Houston […]

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Responsible Turkey Frying For Thanksgiving

Posted on · When it comes to turkey fryer fires Texas is the number one state with 19 reported fires in the last five years. Not surprisingly a vat of hot oil and an open flame can prove to be quite a lethal combination. So lethal that fryer fires result in over 15 million dollars in property damage annually nationwide. So if you must, how do you fry a turkey safely?

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A Family Affair

Posted on · Everyone loves a parade. One event that puts us in the holiday mood is the annual Thanksgiving Day parade through downtown Houston in a couple of weeks. Parade organizers give us a peek into the planning for the 61st rendition. Pat Hernandez has more.

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No One will be Turned Away

Posted on · About 18-thousand people are expected at the annual Thanksgiving Superfeast later today outside Houston City Hall downtown. Organizers say the event is more than feeding the homeless and less fortunate. Pat Hernandez has more.

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More Texans are Traveling this Thanksgiving

Posted on · The improving economy and stable gasoline price have combined for a better climate for travel this long Thanksgiving weekend. Rod Rice reports the Triple-A Texas estimates that more Texans will be traveling this holiday compared to last year.