How to get the best Black Friday Sales

Black Friday Sales are said to be a start for the Christmas Holiday Shopping. It is
originally come from Philadelphia during the 1960’s where people are stacked in traffic
because of the crowd that rushes on store sale during the Christmas season. Black Friday
is the Friday after the Thanks Giving day in America. A start of Christmas shopping and
Christmas discount sales.

Black Friday Sales are said to be the busiest day for the store owners and Christmas
shoppers. They usually open their store earlier than their usual business hours and even
extended their closing time. When Black Friday sale comes, many people are rushing
to the stores as early as 5am to grab and rush to the store once it opens. You can even
see them lined up in front of the stores and waiting for it to be open. Some who are not
familiar to what they are doing can be called as insane shoppers.

For some, it will really look them crazy for they are running and grabbing items as much
as they can just to get items with great deals. It is the right time for shoppers who want to
have very big discounts to shop for their Christmas gifts. Black Friday Sales are intended
for shopping addicts and for those who are buying in bulk.

For shopper retailers here are some tips for your Black Friday Sale shopping:

  1. Go to the store early- it is better to wake up early and be the first in line.
  2. Choose the product that you are planning to buy prior to the day of the sale, to
    avoid cramming on what to buy.
  3. Don’t bring the kids with you when shopping.
  4. Wear something comfortable for you to move freely.
  5. Be sure that you are not afraid of the crowds; you’ll be stacked in crowd when
    shopping on Black Friday sale.

Here are some of the lists of store that will be on sale during the Black Friday: Continue reading

How to carve a turkey

A beautifully carved turkey tastes even better on Thanksgiving or Christmas! One of the tricks before serving your turkey dish is to carve it perfectly.

Here’s how:

  1. Make sure that your turkey is already cook and good to go.
  2. Get a carving knife.
  3. Place you turkey in the most comfortable place where you can carve it.
  4. The first part is you must cut the leg; you must start on where the bones connected.
  5. Then remove the meat from the thigh part.
  6. Next is the wing part. Cut also on the where the bones connected.
  7. Then gently slice the meat on the breast until it reaches the half of the chicken.
  8. Remove all the meat connected on the bones.
  9. Then repeat all those steps on the other side of the turkey.
  10. Start again from the leg and ends on the breast.
  11. Now you can serve your turkey at its best. Enjoy eating!

How to cook a turkey

Thanksgiving is on it’s way and a popular food for the gathering is turkey! You can bake it, roast it, stuff it! But the most common way to cook a turkey is by roasting. Here are simplified ways on how to cook a turkey by roasting.

  1. Find the perfect turkey size for your visitors or family.
  2. Wash the turkey or if frozen, thaw it first. Make sure that you thaw the turkey very well to avoid longer cooking time and for the turkey to cook perfectly.
  3. Clean the turkey; remove the giblet and the neck. Wash with running water until it’s very clean.
  4. Season your turkey with salt and pepper until you reach under the skin.
  5. Make sure that you place your turkey breast side up on a baking pan.
  6. Brush your turkey with oil or butter to have a beautiful brown effect when cooked.
  7. If you want to stuff your turkey, it’s time to place it inside the turkey.
  8. There’s no need to preheat your oven, just make sure that your temperature will not be less than 325 °F.
  9. Stuffed turkey requires longer cooking time.
  10. If the juice is already clear the turkey is done and ready to serve.

APPROXIMATE COOKING TIME FOR TURKEY

UNSTUFFED

  • 4 to 6 lb breast…..1 1/2 to 2 1/4 hrs
  • 6 to 8 lb breast…2 1/4 to 3 1/4 hrs
  • 8 to 12 lbs…………….2 3/4 to 3 hrs
  • 12 to 14 lbs…………..3 to 3 3/4 hrs
  • 14 to 18 lbs……..3 3/4 to 4 1/4 hrs
  • 18 to 20 lbs……..4 1/4 to 4 1/2 hrs
  • 20 to 24 lbs…………..4 1/2 to 5 hrs

STUFFED

  • 8 to 12 lbs……………3 to 3 1/2 hrs
  • 12 to 14 lbs…………..3 1/2 to 4 hrs
  • 14 to 18 lbs…………..4 to 4 1/4 hrs
  • 18 to 20 lbs……..4 1/4 to 4 3/4 hrs
  • 20 to 24 lbs……..4 3/4 to 5 1/4 hrs