Black Friday: Local Shopping and Irresistible Leftovers

The day after Thanksgiving usually means waking up at 1 a.m., running to the nearest big-box store and schlepping your discounted finds back home (bruises included) before sitting down to a recycled turkey sandwich.

Lucky for you, we have some alternatives. We're big fans of local business, so if you're tempted to shop, take a look at our local Black Friday shopping guide.

And while turkey sandwiches are definitely a holiday favorite, Carol Blonder, our chef expert over on our food blog, has a few killer tips and recipes for the leftover turkey, potatoes, green beans ... you name it.

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Claire Lawton
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