Joyce Kaufman

Gobble Gobble (But it’s going to cost more this Thanksgiving)

Food Virtual Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving spread with turkey, cornbread stuffing and sautéed Brussel sprouts. A meal like this can be cooked and readied to be enjoyed in multiple homes and connected via Zoom, or virtually, during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. (Sarah Crowder/Katie Workman via AP)

Your annual Thanksgiving feast is going to cost more than ever this year.

Nearly every component of the traditional American Thanksgiving dinner, from the disposable aluminum turkey roasting pan to the coffee and pie, will cost more this year, according to agricultural economists, farmers and grocery executives. Major food companies like Nestlé and Procter & Gamble have already warned consumers to brace for more price increases.

Maybe now is not a good time for Biden to pardon the turkey.