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Cost of Thanksgiving dinner up slightly

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The American Farm Bureau Federation says it will cost just under $50 to feed ten people this Thanksgiving.

That takes all the trimmings into account.

It's a slight increase from last year which is blamed on a jump in turkey prices.

Item2011 Price2012 Price
Difference
16-pound turkey21.5722.23
+.66
Misc. ingredients3.103.18
+.08
Rolls, 122.302.33
+.03
1-pound relish tray  (carrots and celery) .76.76
No change
Whipping cream, ½ pint1.961.83
-.13
Cubed stuffing, 14 oz.2.882.77
-.11
Sweet potatoes, 3 lbs.3.263.15
-.11
Milk, 1 gallon whole3.663.59
-.07
Fresh cranberries, 12 oz.2.482.45
-.03
Green peas, 1 lb.1.681.66
-.02
Pumpkin pie mix, 30-oz. 3.033.02
-.01
Pie shells (2)2.522.51
-01
TOTAL49.2049.48
+.28
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