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Average Cost for Thanksgiving Meal Less than $50 for 10 People
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How much are you spending on Thanksgiving dinner this year? According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, you can feed a family of 10 for less than $50. The organization says the average cost of a thanksgiving dinner is $49.48. That's 28-cents higher than last year. The meal includes turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, rolls, peas, cranberries, vegetables like carrots and celery and a pumpkin pie for dessert. The largest price increases this year were sweet potatoes, dairy products and pumpkin pie mix. Turkey, 14-ounce stuffing packages, fresh cranberries and brown-and-serve rolls declined in price. The average cost for thanksgiving dinner has been around $49 since 2011.


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