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Helpful Hints for Handling Turkeys for Thanksgiving

It's not too early to plan your your Thanksgiving meal; especially if you have questions about turkeys! Learn the basics about safe ways to thaw, stuff, cook, and serve fresh or frozen turkeys.

Food for Holiday Giving: Safety Comes First

Now that you have decided this year’s holiday gifts will be of the delicious, nutritious variety, you have some homework to do. You have to decide what foods to give, whether they will be produced commercially or made at home, how to package, label, and deliver the food. You also may need to let the recipient know how to keep and use the food item once they get it.

Let's Preserve: Cranberries

Colorful cranberries are a sign of the holiday season. This four-page bulletin explains how to choose, prepare, store, freeze and can fresh cranberries. The bulletin also has several recipes, including for cranberry sauce and spicy cranberry salsa.


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Conifers of Maine Conifers of Maine

This reprint of Fay Hyland's classic field guide is reviewed and updated by Hyland's colleague and friend, Christopher Campbell. Hyland taught and conducted research on woody plants at UMaine for more than 60 years, and established the Fay Hyland Botanical Garden, which Campbell now directs. The guide contains detailed illustrations and descriptions of the growth habit, bark, leaves, and cones of each of the 16 native and five common introduced species of Maine conifers. Includes traditional identification key. 28 pages. © 2008 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Let's Preserve: Cranberries Let's Preserve: Cranberries
Let's Preserve Series/4260
Fresh cranberries are available from October through December/early January and are usually sold in 12-ounce bags. Learn how to freeze and can cranberries safely. Includes recipes. Also see other items in this series, #4033, 4035, 4036, 4038-4040, 4043-4048, 4078, 4079, 4085. To order the entire series, see item #4260. 2 pages. © 2014 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.

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