University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Thanksgiving Dinner All-Stars of the Table


Charles (Charlie) Armstrong, Extension cranberry professional; Cranberries website; cranberry publications; children’s educational cranberry materials, to help keep everyone occupied while the pies bake; our 3 minute video from 2011, “How to use and preserve Maine cranberries w/Kathy Savoie;  Cranberry recipes, including cranberry-orange chutney


Beth Calder, Extension food science specialist and professor, School of Food & Agriculture; Food safety facts: Handling turkeys for Thanksgiving; our 4 1/2 minute video from 2010, “Holiday Food Safety Tips w/Beth Calder and Jason Bolton; Ten recipes to use your leftover turkey.


Steve Johnson, Extension professor and crops specialist; Growing potatoes in the home gardenRoasted red potato wedges recipe.

Apples, Blueberries, and Maple syrup (pies, cobblers):

Renae Moran, Extension tree fruit specialist; growing fruit trees in Maine; Baked apple crisp recipe.

Lily Calderwood, Extension wild blueberry specialist and assistant professor of horticulture; Blueberry cobbler recipe.

Jason Lilley, Extension sustainable agriculture professional; maple syrup production; Two-bite brownies recipe.

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