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Thanksgiving Meal More Expensive This Year

Your Thanksgiving meal is going to cost more this year.

The American Farm Bureau Federation estimates a Thanksgiving meal for the average gathering of 10 will cost $44.61 this year, up 5.5 percent from last year.

The cost of the meal was still less than the same meal 20 years ago, when stripping out inflation.

Here's how the prices break down.

-16-pound turkey, $19.09, an increase of $1.46
- Cube stuffing, 14 oz., $2.57, up 17 cents
- 30 ounces of pumpkin pie mix, $2.34, up 21 cents
- Two pie shells, $2.26, up 18 cents
- Three pounds of sweet potatoes, $3.12, up 4 cents
- A dozen rolls, $2.20, up 31 cents
- One pound of green peas, $1.58, up 12 cents
- One-pound relish tray of carrots and celery, 82 cents, up 16 cents
- One gallon of whole milk, $3.78, down 10 cents
- Fresh cranberries, 12 oz., $2.46, up 26 cents
- Half pint of cream, $1.70, up 14 cents
- Miscellaneous ingredients like onions, eggs, sugar, flour, $2.69, down 60 cents
Total: $44.61, up $2.35 from last year


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