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Monday, November 28, 2005 

Turkey tales and other Thanksgiving mishaps

By Kathleen Purvis - Charlotte Observer


Pop-up timers that never popped -- because the turkey was upside down. Giblet gravy poured down the sink by a helpful guest.

Unsweetened pumpkin pies. Apple pie sprinkled with Italian herbs. A critter swimming in the whipped cream.

And our favorite: You mean you're supposed to bake the cornbread batter before you use it to stuff the turkey?