Updated: Thanksgiving Dinner Classification

by Karin L. Bogue

We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend! At long last, we’re announcing the answers and winners for our Thanksgiving Classification.

Sorry for the delay, we have been blown away by the amount of participation we received last week. The answers have been posted below.

A HUGE Thank you to everyone who took the time to send us their comments and congratulations to our winners.

All participants in the comments below were entered into a drawing and 4 entries were drawn at random. This week’s 4 lucky winners are:

1. Dawn Dankowski  2. Jeff Spinner 3. Sherry Markiewicz 4. Michele Decker

If your name is listed above, please check your email for additional information!

Thanks again to everyone else who participated and a special thank you to our instructor, Trudy Wilson, President of InTran Industries for this week’s answers. 

Keep your eyes open for the next contest. We want the chance to give away more great prizes to everyone, so keep checking the blog for future giveaways.

Gobble! Gobble!  As you think about what you will serve for Thanksgiving, consider the recent information provided by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).  The American Farm Bureau Federation stated that the average cost of the Thanksgiving meal would show a 13% increase, which brings the cost of a meal to feed 10 people to $49.20, a $5.73 increase from the previous average of $43.47. Don’t let the numbers get you down, because the price is still less than $5 a person.  If the numbers are alarming, consider cutting back to avoid the leftovers and the extra holiday pounds,  invite more people to enjoy the feast with you, or bypass the cooking and volunteer to serve meals at a local charity! 

In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, we thought it would be fun to classify a Thanksgiving meal. We might as well exercise our brains a little before sitting down to the big feast!  Participate and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a chance to win 1 of 4 Starbucks Gift Cards. Post your classifications for the items on our shopping list, suggest other food items, and share your plans for the holiday in the “comments” section. 

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Let’s get started!                         

1.   Turkey – 16 lbs –$21.57

a. Live 


b.  Frozen


2.   String Green beans

a. Fresh 


b.  Frozen


3.   Fresh Sweet Potatoes 


4.   Cranberries

a. Fresh 


b.  Ocean Spray Jellied Sauce


5.   Pumpkin Pie- Frozen/Cooked

1901.90.5800 frozen/uncooked HQ960419 (see subheadings 9904.17.49 – 9904.17.65)

1905.90.1041 cooked, but frozen NY L87790

6.   Dinner Rolls -Fresh 


7.  Riesling Wine 750 ML 11.5% Alcohol  $1.25/liter


2204.21.5050 certified organic

2204.21.5055 other

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