Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Kanawha County Office
4700 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Suite 101
Charleston, WV 25304

Phone: 304-720-9573
Fax: 304-205-7863
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00
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Let’s Talk Turkey

Oven Roasted, Brined Turkey
Thanksgiving can be a time of great family togetherness and celebration, but many cooks are uneasy about preparing a turkey safely. Families can also be concerned with high amounts of fats, sugars and salt in traditional Thanksgiving fare. By keeping food safety and health in mind you, and your meal, will be stars this Thanksgiving.


Preparing the Star of the Table

Countdown to the Thanksgiving Holiday is a guide from the USDA that will lead you through the steps of purchasing, thawing and roasting your turkey with food safety in mind.

The Supporting Cast – Healthy and Budget Wise Side Dishes

743px-Cranberries Old Fashioned Dressing
Pumpkin and Bean Soup
Homemade Mashed Potatoes
Cranberry Salad
800px-Bake_these_(pumpkins_in_Toronto) Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes
Crustless Pumpkin Pie


Light and Diabetic Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

Lighter Thanksgiving Recipes