Sunday, November 25, 2012
We know about turkey sandwiches, but what about all the other Thanksgiving leftovers? Here are some ideas to reinvent those leftovers and make them seem like new.
Thanksgiving Day is three days behind us and you're probably looking for some creative uses for the leftovers. Here's a popular 'Hey Danvers, What's for Dinner?" column that we are bringing you again in hopes that you find it useful. One huge benefit to every Thanksgiving Day celebration is the ton of leftovers to look forward to. Many of us will be eating turkey leftovers for days. Once the turkey dinner re-heat meal is consumed on day two, we will graduate to the much-anticipated turkey sandwich, slathered with mayonnaise and all the fixings including a healthy glob of cranberry sauce. But what do you with all the odds and ends? Try re-inventing your leftover ingredients into something unrecognizable so your family doesn't get turkeyed-…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Here's a look at the businesses open on Thursday on Thanksgiving Day in Danvers.
Wondering where you can go on Thanksgiving? Here’s a wrapup on what is open on Thanksgiving Day 2012 in Danvers. RESTAURANTS Some restaurants are open for Thanksgiving dinner, reservation are reccommended. Some bars and resaturants are open in the evening for the Patriots game. Denny's: Open 24 hours Dunkin Donuts, Water Street: Open 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dunkin Donuts, Endicott Street: Open 24 hours Dunkin Donuts, Maple Street: 6 a.m. to noon Dunkin Donuts, High Street: 4 a.m. to 1 a.m. McDonalds, Route 114: Open 24 hours McDonalds, High Street: Open 24 hours Portside Diner: Open 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. CONVENIENCE STORES Country Farms: Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. New Bridge Variety & Deli: Open 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Corner Grocery: Open 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. …
Federal fire safety officials say the highest incidence of home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day.
Did you know cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires in America? Many families gather in the kitchen, especially around Thanksgiving, but it can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors. As you prepare to pull out your favorite Thanksgiving recipes, you should also pull out these safe cooking tips. The U.S. Fire Administration offers a number of other cooking tips. Please visit their site for additional information on fire safety. [Courtesy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Fire Administration.]
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
If you have not bought a Thanksgiving turkey yet, take a look at the local turkey prices as Thanksgiving approaches.
Turkey prices range from 59 cents to $2.99 per pound this week at the grocery stores in Danvers and nearby. Here's a sampling of turkey prices (per pound) at Hannaford, Market Basket, McKinnon's, Shaw's, Stop and Stop and Trader Joe's. In addition to the brands and prices listed in the chart, some other turkeys available include fresh Chef Master for $1.99 and fresh Plainville for $2.99 per pound at McKinnon's. At Shaw's, fresh Wild Harvest turkeys are $2.99 per pound or $2.49 with a card, fresh Jennie-O for $1.39 or 99 cents with a card and frozen Honeysuckle for $1.19 or 69 cents with a card. At Stop and Shop, Nature's Promise is $2.59 per pound or $2.29 with a card. A fresh Stop and Shop turkey is $1.29 per pound and a frozen Stop and …
Friday, November 16, 2012
A look at restaurants around the North Shore who will be open on Thanksgiving
Want to have the weight lifted off your shoulders and have someone else serve your family on Thanksgiving? Here's a look at restaurants in Danvers and around the North Shore that will be open on Thanksgiving. If you know of another restaurant that will be open on Thanksgiving, let us know in the comment I Pazzi TGI Friday's Brutole Danversport Yacht Club Beverly Depot Century House Champion's Pub Legal Seafoods Red's Kitchen & Tavern The Lobster Shanty Passage of India The Farm Tom Shea's 1640 Hart House Samuel’s Restaurant at the Andover Inn On the Bone at the Wyndham Hotel Uno's Bar & Grille
Thursday, November 15, 2012
A spaghetti dinner hosted by All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore on Thursday night will help raise money to help feed 1,000 homeless and homebound people on Thanksgiving.
For the past six years, Debbie Marticio, owner of Ma Duke’s Pizza, Seafood and More at 139 Maple St. in Danvers has been celebrating Thanksgiving by giving. She and her husband, Mike, have been offering free holiday meals to homeless families, housebound residents, young people struggling with substance abuse at a Danvers treatment center and those living at the Inn Transition transitional housing in Peabody. Marticio has been making those free meals available as part of a coordinated effort among various agencies and restaurants to feed the needy during the holidays. According to Marticio, it costs between $10,000 and $11,000 to serve the free Thanksgiving meal at Ma Duke’s, and much of that comes from donations. But this year the open-…
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Share your Thanksgiving memories.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The holidays are all about family, traditions and memories. It’s a chance to reconnect with family and friends whether through a card, email, phone call or catching up over dinner. Thanksgiving doesn’t have the cache of Christmas. There are no gifts or commercialism to distract us and because of this Thanksgiving is many people’s favorite holiday. Every family has its own traditions and memories that bring a smile. That favorite memory might be a big football game, but most likely it’s a special moment you shared with a loved one -- possibly someone who has since passed away. Patch wants to know: What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory? Let us know in the comment section. Happy Thanksgiving!
Monday, November 21, 2011
With 1,000 people needing Thanksgiving meals, Debbie Marticio, owner of Ma Dukes, needs help from the community.
When Debbie Marticio opened her own restaurant Ma Dukes Pizza in 2007, at 139 Maple Street in Danvers, she knew she had the tools she needed to make a difference in a lot of lives. Since then, Marticio has gone above and beyond for those in need: providing Thanksgiving dinner to local families who might not otherwise have one. “I’ve always wanted to do this,” she said. “To be able to help people that are alone, or less fortunate; that’s something I always wanted to do-and I now that I have my own place, I can do it.” Although it’s not always easy to get volunteers to come out during the hectic week of Thanksgiving, somehow they always come through, and Marticio can hang her hat on another successful Thanksgiving. Danvers Patch caught up …