Saturday, November 24, 2012
Share your best recipes for the day after.
Dinner’s done and the only thing more stuffed than the bird is you. Now the question becomes: What to do with all those leftovers? While many say simply reheating is all that’s necessary to have a “day after” feast, others have elaborate recipes for turning Thanksgiving leftovers into gourmet delights. From savory turkey soups to sinfully delicious pot pies and mile-high sandwiches, everyone has their own ideas on what to do with what’s leftover. The Food Network even has an entire recipe collection dedicated to the topic. We’d like to hear from you. What are your favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipes? Share them in the comments section below.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Did you go to the football game, Pie Run or just have some fun hanging with the family?
Share your photos of Thanksgiving in Tiverton-Little Compton! Patch wants to see your snapshots of the annual football game, your family traditions and fabulous feasts. Use the upload button on the bottom of the filmstrip.
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Need to venture out on Thanksgiving or Black Friday? Check here for a list of openings and closings around town.
Whether you're heading out or staying in for this Thanksgiving, you may need to make an emergency trip out into town. Where should you go if you run out of tin foil? What if you want to get a quick workout in before the binge? We've compiled a list of businesses and offices in town and their holiday store hours. If you know of more businesses that are open or closed, help out your fellow neighbors by leaving them in the comments Town Offices: Retail/Grocery Stores: Banks: All Tiverton-Little Compton locations are closed on Thanksgiving, open regular hours Friday Gyms: Planet Fitness, Fall River - Closes at noon on Thursday, Re-opens at 5 a.m. Friday If you're wondering about any other establishment, find their contact information in our…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A little something to take the edge off of Thanksgiving madness.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Your neighbors and fellow Tiverton-Little Compton Patch readers have provided easy drink recipes to try this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season. A reminder: These drinks should only be consumed by responsible adults over 21-years-old. Do not drink and drive. --- Rum Punch Provided by Ashley Troutman, North Reading Patch Editor Combine over ice in a punch bowl: 1 quart orange juice 6 oz. lime juice 1 quart club soda 1 quart unsweetened pineapple juice add one 750 ml. white or gold label rum --- Caramel Apple Martini Provided by Katie Curley-Katzman 2 parts Schnapps, butterscotch 2 parts Sour Apple Pucker 1 part Vodka Mixing Instructions Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. --- …
Students donated more than 800 canned goods, nonperishable food items and toiletries to the Tiverton Food Pantry on Tuesday.
Tiverton High School students passed on the Thanksgiving spirit on Tuesday, donating more than 800 canned goods, nonperishable food items and toiletries to the Tiverton food pantry. Students collected the all the goods in about a week, rallying around a cause that could make a difference to struggling families in their own community. "This summer we discussed the idea of the food drive and we wanted to be able to donate in our own community," said Carrie Gibbons, an English Language Arts teacher at the high school who helped organize the food drive. The Advisory Committee, a group of about a dozen high school teachers, plans events like the food drive to teach students compassion and understanding for their neighbors. It also offers …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
These wild guinea hens were spotted shaking their tail feathers on West Main Road in Little Compton on Tuesday.
Do you like to take pictures? Have you recently captured a shot of something neat in town? Middletown Patch Editor Olga Enger sent in an a festive shot of some wild guinea hens cavorting near the scene of a Little Compton car crash on Tuesday. It's been posted as our new Facebook Timeline banner photo. Have you seen any turkeys? Send us your favorite shot from around Tiverton and Little Compton and it could become ourPhoto of the Day! E-mail photos and a few sentences with information including when the photo was taken, where it was taken and who is in it, to Tiverton@patch.com or post it to our Facebook page. An earlier version of this story misidentified the guinea hens, Local Editor Erin Tiernan is clearly new to the wonders of farm …
Helger's Turkey Farm in Tiverton still has 12 -15 pound birds available for your table through Wednesday.
If you're looking for the perfect turkey for your Thanksgiving Day table, look no further than Helger's Turkey Ranch. The family-run farm has been raising generations of plump and delicious white-feathered turkeys since 1939. "Our turkeys are fresh, all natural with no hormones and they're grain fed," said one of the Helger women, poking her head out from behind the rows of turkey's being wrapped and labeled for delivery to family feasts. "We deal with a few thousand, it's a smaller scale and a better product," she added, cementing the Helger birds' quality over commercial turkeys bought in big-box supermarkets. Although the Helger's have been taking orders since mid-October, it's not too late to order one of Tiverton's finest turkeys to…
Break bread with friends and neighbors at the annual Sandywoods Thanksgiving. A free meal that starts at 2 p.m.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Start planning your Black Friday shopping now.
The Thanksgiving tradition of flipping through the Black Friday newspaper circulars won’t be quite the same this year as many national retailers have already released their Black Friday ads online. Here are just a handful of the circulars, previews and deals you can find online now: Walmart Target Michaels AC Moore Kohls Best Buy Toys R Us Sports Authority Modells Dick’s Sporting Goods Macys This list is just a sampling of the many online circulars and specials. To search for more, check out these sites for Black Friday sales or check each individual business: The Black Friday BF Ads