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Jamie Oliver’s Turkey Tips For The Perfect Thanksgiving Weekend, Plus His New Book And TV Show
October 4, 2012
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Are you one of those people who's always thinking about their next meal? Not that you're a glutton or anything. We're not suggesting that.

We just know how important really good food can be in life - especially around the holidays. Of course, Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend - which typically means a lot of cooking and a lot of planning.

And if you're the one doing it all (especially for the first time), we can help. Well, not really us - we can't do anything.

But Jamie Oliver can. Last season, Jamie put together a perfect recipe for a traditional Christmas dinner - which actually works perfectly for Thanksgiving too (since, for many of you, it's practically the same meal).

Think of it as 'Turkey Tips' in a way only Jamie Oliver can deliver.

By the way, Jamie has a new book and TV show called 'Jamie's Great Britain: Over 130 Reasons to Love Our Food.'

He'll take the stage at Massey Hall in Toronto on October 19, for a conversation about the importance of good food.

You can get tickets here.

And here's an amazing teaser for his new show. It's worth a look.

'Jamie's Great Britain' is about celebrating British food and capturing the heart and soul of real British cooking. In the show, Jamie visits six regions of the UK to explore the cultural traditions that have influenced the local cuisine.

You can find out more about the show and the book at Jamie's website. You'll find his favourite recipes from Britain as well as news about his foundation and the school projects he does to help kids eat healthier and fight obesity.

And because Jamie is so passionate, entertaining and thoughtful, we thought we'd post his most recent conversation with George.

Here, they talk about Jamie's 'Food Revolution' to try to get people to demand healthier, fresh food from the food industry.

They also get into why basic cooking skills are so important, and the role that poverty plays in eating habits and food choices.

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