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authorities are looking into who could possibly be responsible. as most persons sit down to a thanksgiving meal, millions will go hungry today due in part to severe shortages at the nation's food banks. one problem, prices are up nearly 3% over last year. that's why an oakland food bank is serving chicken instead of turkey. because of the supply chain backup, tons of packaged foods are stuck offshore. and those same supply chain issues have thrown a monkey wrench into this holiday shopping season. black friday and cyber monday are typically the best times to find the best deals. but you may need to find new strategies this year. elizabeth >> reporter: prepare for a black friday and cyber monday unlike any other. backlogs in the supply chain and
rising prices have pushed many americans to start their holiday shopping early. >> in the past, black friday marked the beginning of the holiday season. however this year people should consider it a deadline for when they need to get the bulk of their shopping done. >> reporter: kristin from retail me not says many shoppers are planning a return to physical stores. if you're one of them, go early and get ready for long lines. >> have a game plan ready to go so that when you see an item that's on your list, you can act fast, because there will be shortages of inventory. >> reporter: she adds in-store shopping is best for big-ticket items facing major shipping delays. >> so if you want a new washing machine or furniture, maybe better to go in the store than order online. >> definitely, if you're in a time crunch. >> reporter: for smaller items like clothing or electronics, online might be a better bet. don't wait for cyber monday. >> i would not wait, because inventory is so limited, especially for items like toys and tech. >> reporter: use coupon sites or browser extensions to find hidden discounts. if you can't find that perfect stocking stuffer or your gift
won't arrive on time, consider experience gifts like online subscriptions or travel vouchers. elizabeth schulze, abc news. >> you know, another pro tip, you could just not get a gift and say it's the supply chain issue. >> i was going to go for sorry, i think it's at the bottom of the ravine. >> that's a new one. >> we'll have plenty new excuses coming up. coming up, forget that chocolate fountain, why we all deserve a gravy fountain on this thanksgiving day. >> i was thinking gravy train. choo, choo. but first, turkey talk, everything you need to know about cooking that bird with our own will ganss. you're watching "world news now."
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♪ gravy ♪ oh, thanksgiving, you've got to have gravy for those mashed potatoes and stuffing. >> hold on, hold on. before the gravy you have to have the turkey. and this morning, we're talking turkey with our own poultry pundit, will ganss. there's a lot of spit on this desk now. >> poultry pundit. it was worth it. that was a great turn of phrase. travel is still difficult these days as we know. some people may be making a turkey for the very first time and some of us just might need a refresher after our pandemic pause. but first things first, you guys. you got to look the part. the apron's fun. the sweater festive. and before we dig in, a little wobble before that gobble. ♪ let me see you ♪ ♪ wobble, baby ♪ ♪ wobble, baby ♪ all right, now it's high time to talk turkey. but you don't have to go it alone. with the butterball turkey talkline, experts are available
via phone, text, online chat or on alexa-enabled devices, and now -- >> something new that we've done this year for our 40th. we're on tiktok, which is a lot of fun. >> the experts reminding us of the three ts. thawing the bird. one day in the fridge per four pounds or 30 minutes in cold water per pound. thermometer. >> the proper areas for turkey doneness is 180 in the thigh and 170 in the breast. >> and the two-hour rule which applies to leftovers. >> you want to make sure that you slice the turkey meat off the bone, put it in storage container or ziploc baggy and in the refrigerator so it can start to cool down in two hours or less. >> for this year's bird we're spicing things up, literally. chili powder. careful, will, this is spicy. opting for the spicy dry brine recipe this year. ♪ she might be really spicy ♪ >> after combining the recipe's
ten spices, this looks good. i mean, i think i nailed it. coridge. preheat the oven t >> a turkey about my turkey size. 12 pounds at 325. how long should i plan on leaving it in there? >> around 3 hours. the end temperature, again, 180 in the thigh, 170 in the breast. >> after about two hours, take a peek and employ the old tinfoil tent trick. >> after your turkey's been cooking for a couple hours, you may notice that the breast area is starting to brown a little more than the rest of your turkey. you can shield or tent that breast area and it's going to help the rest of the turkey to
cook up to speed. >> the bird up to speed and thanks to nicole, this newbie chef is too. >> you can check out butterball's crazy ideas for what to do with the extra turkey, including their stuffing waffle sandwich, worth all 620 calories no doubt. >> i saw you cook a turkey, where's our share? >> i saved a couple slices for you. >> how did it turn out? >> it actually came out -- i was so impressed with myself. the spicy brine. it did add a nice zing to the bird. >> i feel sorry for the hotline people. i imagine some of the cries are help, my house is on fire! >> nicole has been doing it for 20 years, the talkline, and she keeps coming back. she says the folks that call her and call her year after year feel like family at this point.
talk to your doctor, and call 844-234-2424. ♪ oh, there's no place like home for the holidays ♪ ♪ cause no matter ♪ it is thanksgiving, and now we have will at the adult table. >> i've upgraded. thanks for having me, you guys. there's no place like home for the holidays, and i'm very happy to be at our "world news now" home this morning. one more fun fact. while in the white house, president coolidge was sent a raccoon that was supposed to be eaten for thanksgiving dinner. his family instead kept it as a pet and named it rebecca. >> i have a thousand followup questions. >> don't ask any, that's all i know. >> why are you eating raccoons? i guess that is a silver lining. if the it turkey is dry, at least it's not a raccoon.
>> you gave us the butterball and how to prepare and all that, what about side dishes? side dishes are the best. and when it comes to which side dish you add to your thanksgiving meal, what do you think? what is it for you. >> oh, for me? i said the hawaiian rolls. i love to put the mashed potatoes on it. >> you're an easy guest to please. come over anytime. i'll put out the hawaiian rolls. >> put the butter on top of it. >> i'm a stuffing guy. >> stuffing, and you are? >> i guess mac and cheese or stuffing. it's hard to choose. >> green bean casserole? >> not green bean casserole, get that away from me. anything cranberry, too. get it out of here. >> i'll eat the cranberry sauce. >> you have to have at least seven sides. the survey shows at least 77% of americans put mashed potatoes at the top of their list behind the turkey. >> okay, i like that. that's closely followed by 76% adding stuffing, 71% adding bread, 70% adding gravy. i'm shocked that mac and cheese is so down the list as the
second to last one. >> i thought that was an anomaly. look at that. dinner rolls up there. and in the middle with 51% is the divisive cranberry sauce. at the bottom with only 22% is dinner salad. wah, wah. >> love salad on every day but thanksgiving. >> yes, that's not the day we have salad. and forget that chocolate fountain, how about one filled with gravy? >> "food and wine" magazine is out with this holiday season's most opulent and glittering offerings that don't get more delicious than this, right? an endless font of gravy. it's really at-home chocolate fountain but repurposed with gravy. >> word of caution, if your recipe contains herbs, mushrooms or any other lumps, you need to strain them out so you don't gum up the works. >> you could also skip the fountain and have regular gravy. >> skip the whole thing and go right to the pie. >> what have you got there?
it's live with kelly and ryan. today, star of the new series, "hawkeye," jeremy renner. plus a gelman dad and a gelman daughter serve up a tasty side dish, as we wrap up live's family thanksgiving. also, your thoughts and comments on another edition of the inbox. all next on live. and now here are, kelly ripa and ryan seacrest. [applause] ["permission to dance" by bts] oh, hey deja. how are ya? oh, is that bts? i don't know. i think it is. -may i? -yes. all right. hey! happy hump day, everybody. it's wednesday, november 24th, 2021. this is it. this is the big day where you stretch your stomach out and you get in shape.