November 25, 2010
Turkeys cook in a deck oven in the kitchen at Stamper Commons. Bill Sullivan, owner of Longhorn Steakhouse, helped to cook the turkeys using the oven that has five rotating paddles. The oven was full with 50 turkeys at a time on Wednesday in preparation for the Everybody Eats! meal on Thanksgiving Day.
A woman looks at a DKNY holiday window display in New York on Tuesday. The holiday season is full of pitfalls that can drain your bank account, and if you're not careful, you can end up taking a year to pay for all the spending, financial advisers say.
From left, Lisa Berry, Dawn Brandon and Debbie Self volunteer for the Salvation Army's Thanksgiving dinner at Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken on Thursday. After receiving their dinners, the patrons picked up drinks from The Columbia Falcons semi-pro football team and ate in the dining room of the restaurant.
John Fischer prepares green beans with the help of his daughters, Elizabeth, 10, left, and Abigail, 7. Fischer co-owns Lee's Famous Chicken, where the Salvation Army passed out free Thanksgiving dinners on Thursday.
Pam Reed, general manager of Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken, pulls boxed meals out of warming ovens to be delivered by a Meals on Wheels driver on Thanksgiving Day. Meals on Wheels delivered twice as many meals today as on a normal Thursday because it won't be making deliveries on Friday.
Volunteers for Everybody Eats help to carve turkeys in the kitchen at Stamper Commons at Stephens College on Thanksgiving Day. More than 100 turkeys were prepared Wednesday evening for the meal.
Ann Bromstedt places stuffing in a to-go box that Karolin Kirkwood puts together at the Everybody Eats meal put on by Almeta Crayton on Thanksgiving Day. Visitors could receive a substantial meal for free or eat in the Stamper Commons at Stephens College.
Looking for a place to rest before their match at Baylor, several Missouri volleyball players test the shelves in the visitor's locker room for comfort. Senior Catie Wilson, left, climbs into a locker while teammates, from left, Molly Kreklow, Marissa Ferri, Ashton Bodenstab and Paige Buchanan watch.