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Obama’s Thanksgiving Dinner

In 2011, President Obama said Thanksgiving "is one of the best days of the year to be an American." Obama's THANKSGIVING DIN NER THE TRADITIONAL OBAMA THANKSGIVING MEAL by the numbers The Obama family has eaten almost the same Thanksgiving meal since 2009. 25 ORGANIC MAIN COURSES • 20 lb. roast turkey, marinated in brine for 12 hours Honey-baked ham KINDS OF STUFFING Cornbread Oyster Macaroni and cheese Greens Sweet potatoes Mashed potatoes Green-bean casserole NUMEROUS SIDES 6. PIES FOR DESSERT Apple Cherry Banana cream Sweet potato Huckleberry Pumpkin THE PRESIDENT'S FAVORITE! The White House has never released the total cost of these dinners, but if the price tag on State Dinners is any indication. they've ranged from $1,485-$4,77o per person DID YOU KNOW? Since 1947, the National Turkey Federation has presented three live turkeys: In 2012, Cobbler and Gobbler, the two pardoned turkey's: Arrived in Washington D.C. in a special first class cabin - $900/flight Spent two nights in a beautiful suite at the city's swanky W Hotel $562/night One for the annual A second acts Presidential One ready-to- eat turkey for "pardoning" from vice-turkey, just the President's meal as a backup or being eaten in case. In 2012, approximately 254 million Thanksgiving turkeys were raised for slaughter in the U.S. THE TRADITIONAL AMERICAN THANKSGIVING MEAL by the numbers Traditional Thanksgiving dinner costs: $4.95 $49.48 for a family of 10 per person • Peas • Potatoes Stuffing Cranberries Rolls MAIN COURSE: TURKEY DESSERT: PUMPKIN PIE SIDES: SHARING THE TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING MEAL WITH AMERICANS IN NEED Over 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from hunger and food insecurities. Food drives across the country focus on providing the main ingredients of the Thanksgiving feast. Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa area of Florida served Springfield Victory Mission, Missouri, served Thanksgiving dinner to 600 needy neighborhood people as well as 700 food baskets Bay Area Rescue Mission in San Francisco, California, served more than 352,500 2,000 families Thanksgiving meals to hungry men, women with Thanksgiving dinner. to impoverished families, senior citizens and lonely shut-ins. and children. donated cost donated cost donated cost $2.05 $1.76 $2.30 per person per person per person Thanksgiving is a day to count our blessings, spend time with the ones we love, and enjoy some good food and some great company." President Barack Obama SOURCES huffingtonpost.com; news.nationalgeographic.com: modernchristianhomemaker.com; victorymission.com; abcnews.go.com; metromin.org: obamafoodorama.blogspot.ca; dailybarometer.com; iipdigital.usembassy.gov; forgottenharvest.org: bayarearescue.org; dogonews.com: starwoodhotels.com; traveltravelocity.com: lonelyconservative.com ve. visualeconomics .... ..

Obama’s Thanksgiving Dinner

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In 2011, President Obama said Thanksgiving "is one of the best days of the year to be an American". The White House has never released the total cost of these dinners, but if the price tag on State Di...

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