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6 Tips To Frying A Turkey Safely

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PhillyBite ThanksgivingPhiladelphia, PA -  A few years ago my daughter’s in-laws from Brooklyn, NY came to Memphis for Thanksgiving. To give them a taste of Southern cuisine, I decided to fry a turkey in addition to my conventionally roasted turkey. In effect, we had a taste panel where our twenty guests got to try both a roasted and fried turkey. There was no question that the fried turkey tasted better. It was more savory and had a richer flavor. It gave new meaning to the saying: “anything fried tastes better."

3 Philadelphia Restaurants - Make Best Restaurants for Groups in America

Food News

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Just in time for the holidays, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is getting into the spirit by unveiling the 100 Best Restaurants for Groups in America for 2017.

Winter Squash & Pepper Soup - Seasonal Recipe

Recipes

PhillyBite Magazine RecipiesPhiladelphia, PA - About a month ago I was at Bloomingdale’s at The Shops at Riverside in Northern New Jersey to do a food demonstration for a women’s event. I was asked to feature recipes that would be great for Thanksgiving, but with a healthy lean. So, I cooked up a Winter Squash & Pepper Soup recipe. The soup was one of three recipes I prepared that evening. Needless to say, that soup stole the show.

Tips For The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey (Photo: Foster Farms)

Recipes

PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - With the most anticipated meal of the year just weeks away, the countdown to turkey time is on. The Thanksgiving preparation spotlight can make even the most experienced home cooks feel the pressure to perfect their holiday turkey. Family-owned poultry producer Foster Farms is offering tips to help home cooks brine, roast, grill, stuff and carve the perfect bird. Foster Farms' Turkey Tips on there webpage – which includes a turkey roasting/grilling timetable, a step-by-step carving tutorial with slideshow and a delicious stuffing recipe from Foster Farms co-founder Verda Foster – will help cooks of all levels prepare a flawless Thanksgiving turkey. A sampling of tips pulled from the webpage include:

Patti LaBelle's Place Show Shares Her Love For Cooking (Photo: CookingChannelTV.com)

Food News

PhillyBite MagazineGrammy-winning® artist Patti LaBelle is an icon on-stage and in the kitchen, and she opens her doors to special guests and viewers for a fun and food-filled party in Patti LaBelle's Place, which returns for a second season on Sunday, November 26th at 11am ET/8am PT on Cooking Channel. Jam-packed with special guests including Cedric the Entertainer, Laverne Cox, Tamron Hall, Carrie Ann Inaba and Robin Roberts, the new episodes feature Patti's home-cooked dishes, laugh-out-loud stories and even a song or two.

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Tiny yellow Key limes have flavored Florida Keys cuisine since the 1800s. Contemporary lime lovers can celebrate the indigenous fruit and the dessert it inspired — the island chain’s signature Key lime pie,every year Key West holds it annual  Key Lime Festival to honor the .

"Key lime pie is an American dessert made of Key lime juice, egg yolks, and sweetened condensed milk in a pie crust. The traditional Conch version uses the egg whites to make a meringue topping." Wikipedia

 

Susanna Foo's SUGA “The Mother of Fusion” (Photos: PhillyBite Magazine)

Restaurants

PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - This was a very entertaining evening for this mom of two. I decided to enjoy an evening in the city, out past dark and with people older than 15 years old and not my husband. What better way to start my night out than to have a bite and maybe a drink or two. SUGA located at 1720 Sansom Street has an amazing Happy Hour between 5-7pm that can soothe the rush hour beasts. Whether you are walking from work or driving into town, the warm and clean atmosphere of SUGA hits the spot.

South Philly's Devil's Den

Bars & Taverns

PhillyBite10South Philadelphia, PA - They say devil is in the details, or perhaps he hangs out at 11th and Ellsworth. Since April 2008 the Devil’s Den opened to bring the best of craft and import beer and pub fare to the South Philly Neighborhood. The restaurant owner Erin Wallace, who also owns Manayunk’s Old Eagle Tavern, named the Devil’s Den after the Gettysburg battle site- one of the bloodiest battles. A photo of the battle actually hangs above the fireplace in the restaurant.

Craft Hall Pop-Up Restaurant at City Hall

Beer & Wine

PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA -  New! Pop-Up Restaurant at City Hall at North Broad Street (begins Friday, November 24). The new pop-up will join the Dilworth Plaza Holiday events such as Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Plaza and Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market at Dilworth Plaza.

Primo Hoagies South Street Outpost

Restaurants

PhillyBite MagazinePrimo Hoagies – Philadelphia’s favorite cold sandwich is expertly composed at this local chain’s South Street outpost. This Primo gets points for its full bar with local craft drafts to pair with prosciutto and provolone-stuffed Italian.

Red Poke Express South Street's Hawaii-Inspired Hot Spot

Restaurants

PhillyBite MagazineRed Poke Express – The poke trend has touched down on South Street. This Hawaii-inspired spot offers sushi burritos and bowls and fish fantasies of customized poke with a rainbow of bright mix-ins.

Sansom Kabob Afghan Eatery

Restaurants

PhillyBite MagazinePhiladelphia's South Street - Sansom Kabob, moved from subterranean Center City digs to a sunlit corner comes with plenty of perks for this family-run Afghan eatery. Expertly grilled kebobs and fluffy pilafs are now enjoyed in a bright BYOB with plenty of window seats.

What's Open in Philadelphia? Thanksgiving Day

Adventure

PhillyBite Thanksgiven DayPhiladelphia, PA - Turkey day for most of us it's that time time of year to sit down and feast with family and friends.  This includes many employees at local retail stores, but who will be working on the holiday, given many area businesses and offices will be closed. Listed below is a list of local business that are staying open and offices that are closed on Thanksgiven Day.

Philadelphia's FREE Snowflake Shuttle by PHLASH (Photo: Phlash)

Travel

PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - Snowflake Shuttle, Serviced by PHLASH – Getting around the District is even easier Thursdays through Saturdays from 6 to 9 p.m., when a dedicated, decked-out PHLASH bus loops the neighborhood, picking up and dropping off riders free of charge.

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia (Photo Simeone)

Travel

Philadelphia, PA - The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia – a collection of 65 rare and significant racing sports cars – has been selected as 2017 "Museum of the Year" by the Octane Awards (formerly known as the International Historic Motoring Awards) for an unprecedented second time. The museum previously won the inaugural award in 2011, and also has been awarded the organization's "Car of the Year," and "Book of the Year."

Philly's Historic District - Christmas Celebrations (Photo VisitPhilly)

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - This December, Philadelphia’s Historic District transforms into holiday central. The original city neighborhoods of Old City, Society Hill and the Delaware River Waterfront join forces for Philadelphia’s Historic District HoliDays & Nights, a celebration of the season. From November 30 through December 31.

Christmas Carousel Rides Returns to Dilworth Plaza

Family

PhillyBite10Dilworth Plaza Philadelphia - Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market will again transform the Dilworth Park into a holiday shopping wonderland from Saturday, November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018. Over 50 artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries from the greater Philadelphia region will offer gifts and holiday foods inside white, festively lit tents topped with original Herrnhut Stars.

Thanksgiving Day Restaurants Specials in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA - Skip the mess and the work and let a restaurant do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Here are some restaurants that are mixing modern and traditional with special Thanksgiving dinners.Philadelphia, PA - Skip the mess and the work and let a restaurant do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Here are some restaurants that are mixing modern and traditional with special Thanksgiving dinners.

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$50 granite blocks will be sold at the Christmas Village. (Photo: Philadelphia Parks and Recreation)

City

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Love Park - Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR) announced that for the first time ever it will be selling merchandise at the Christmas Village Information Hut at Love Park for the 2017 Holiday Season.

2017 Report on the Health Philadelphia Citizens

Healthy

Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Department of Public Health released a new report, Health of the City, which describes the landscape of health for people who live in Philadelphia. The Health Department developed this report to help health care providers, City officials, people who make decisions for non-governmental organizations, and individual residents make more informed decisions on health and factors influencing health.

Suzanne Roberts Theater Review - This Is Not Normal

Entertainment

PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - Suzanne Roberts Theater's one man show "This Is Not Normal". Mike Daisey, the creator as well as the performer has been hailed as “one of the finest solo performers of his generation” and “the master storyteller“ by the New York Times and I must say, I can not disagree. It was like sitting and talking with your father in law, won’t always see eye to eye, but makes you stop and think.

Philly's Historic District - Christmas Celebrations (Photo VisitPhilly)

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - This December, Philadelphia’s Historic District transforms into holiday central. The original city neighborhoods of Old City, Society Hill and the Delaware River Waterfront join forces for Philadelphia’s Historic District HoliDays & Nights, a celebration of the season. From November 30 through December 31.

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