Thursday, November 22, 2012
The Thanksgiving meal passes SO quickly – capture a part of it and upload your photos here.
I'm an optimist: My turkey will come out of the oven a deep caramel brown color. I won't burn the apple pie crust. I will have enough matching napkins for the table. Or maybe not. Either way, I find the actual meal part is over so fast that I like to take some pictures along the way to remember it all. I'll be sharing my pictures today. I hope you do too. And don't forget the prep pictures – they tend to be the best!
Monday, November 19, 2012
Thanksgiving is a week away. Several area shops can help take some of the work out of your day.
Thanksgiving is days away. If you're like me, your panic level is beginning to rise. But have no fear. There is plenty of help right here in East Greenwich. Let's start with turkeys. Need a bird? For the first time (in recent history anyway), you can buy an East Greenwich pastured-raised bird at Pat's Pastured, the farming business at Boesch Farm on South Road. If you haven't reserved a bird, take your chances on Tuesday between 2 to 7 p.m., when turkeys are being picked up. There will be centerpieces, pies and vegetables for sale at the farm that day too. Check out the vendors here. At Dave's Marketplace, there are many different kinds of turkeys to choose from, including two "natural" varieties. You can have Dave's make it "oven ready…
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Nov. 24
Avenger Football: EG takes on Narragansett this morning at 10 at Carcieri Field. It’s Senior Day and a home game, plus the weather’s looking good. Be Proud, Be An Avenger. What’s open, what’s not: It’s easier to say what’s NOT open today - most everything. But your favorite coffee spots (Mainstreet Coffee, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts) will be open until about 1 p.m. and you can get a Thanksgiving meal from the Grille on Main. For more information, check out Jerry Meyer’s story. Thanksgiving’s local ties: The modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition traces its origins to a 1621 celebration at Plymouth, Mass., which was prompted by a good harvest, according to Wikipedia. While initially, the Plymouth colony did not have enough food to feed half …