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And you take the peeling off and put a little bit that in the go all my good doll I just that he listens. Delicious delicious as if it's cold used to but it is -- the pop right in hot -- well -- resolve. I'm glad it's starting I've read it later on this -- I'm -- asked the question if you hosting a Thanksgiving Day dinner. Do with the pick key in a key sign on eat that. Group of people that's invited to you plan to make accommodations they feel like okay you're not as a year I'm not looking anything else. I know the ones I've got some of those and multifamily users in us like our knowledge knocked out again and again like I know hungry on this a few things that. That I did a little picky about -- it is some kind of vote of fruit salad thing. All my goodness. Well a lot and I had them in -- a lot of -- sell everything. She every year -- would bring her go root salad she would have I think bananas apples. And salary as she admits it may and that's at. That's what I what are -- ratings are Mario yeah. Going to eat that -- do you bring back every every every year without fail without fail I might get. -- don't bring that they'll bring -- Atlantic and Arctic. Aggregate you know you gotta be careful with your technology and some that it does makes it's so easy follow what is wrong and dumb criminal. Police in northern California got a three for one deal. -- suspected drug dealers fell down. The -- of the nineteen year old the way it was on parole for felony meth dealing conviction at all sure collected okay one more thing you know after he was taken into custody. Officers say it's awful just bouncing off the look. With text messages offering to sell its. -- cash -- got some -- -- some gang and that hash tag would hash house. Investigators text back and -- an undercover operation. Got nabbed two more drugs aspects. I don't do this and it was just kept giving. That the four on the cab giving the phone they kept getting the cops the cops and it's so easy for the cops right in there -- Back to take but think about what foods that you got me. Yeah is that if that was you out the -- -- well and I've never done the -- potato salad deal I just can't quite know my arms around that red and it's got to be -- people do. That's the undue pressure I would say try a -- to take a baked sweet potatoes sugar or not it has been under the skin. In the oven not to put the whole thing and just sort of just a little bit a little -- little plot. Travel a little -- will not decades David thanks a lot. Good morning everyone we're gonna have a lot of fun today and especially as we get ready for the big day. Thanksgiving Day coming up a check of this cold Wednesday forecast with meteorologist Laura but -- the Eyewitness News forecast center. Steve Geller is in in sports and it was a heartbreaker last night look like all about that and do that those picky picky. I no longer a group of people who come to your house do you accommodate -- say okay. Eat before you come because I'm not cooking anything else give me a text at 8787. This is the early edition of WL first news. It is 518 on the early edition of QL first news thank you for joining us today on the eve before Thanksgiving eve of Thanksgiving Day before Thanksgiving. And you're asking how you handle your Thanksgiving dinner guests who work either finicky picky or have dietary concerns. Are just don't eat meat today that ID cards today how to handle that do you tell them you know this is what we have. Eat it deleted would just love your company or do you try to make accommodations and prepare their food for that will be talking about that coming up you can also text me. And 87870. How do you handle it. Well thank goodness the rain is gone but it's still cold. Now that the cold this theory it's what does for a while -- later today only in the mid forties that -- mistake cold and windy even with that sunshine did tonight clear. At a hard freeze north of the lake with a low around 25. And -- light freeze on the South Shore with -- that thirty different things get -- we're looking sunny and chilly hype around this beat duke and for Black Friday shoppers on Friday mostly sunny and hype around 59. From the Eyewitness News forecast center I'm meteorologist -- Out thank you Laura right now it's 43 and -- -- 41 at the national airport and forty for the lake front 39 clearance like -- well. A heart breaker at the buzzer for the college game. -- -- I good morning in the F fans were on their feet and in New Orleans Arena at the pelicans possessed the ball down by one with seconds remaining. Holiday drive to a pass -- dumpster portal. Other -- threw me. That. No and no warriors are gonna win it -- wind here at the arena. Golden State prevailed 102101. After Eric Gordon missed a three point shot from the corner as time was expiring. The pelicans have no lost two straight in -- back in action Friday in Philadelphia. Or Seattle head coach Pete Carroll talks about their game plan for the saints come Monday Night Football and century link field. We wanna be physical we wanna be -- when -- tacky we want gas do you wanna make sure you know you've played very hard are promoting nuclear team will be down and we can't. Meanwhile Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond has been suspended by the NFL for the -- next four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy. He's eligible to return from that to the active roster on Monday December 23 before the final game of the regular season. Now let's get the latest on LSU's matchup against Arkansas with a big chief. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And George lynch had a another big rushing night while helping number eighteen northern Illinois extend the nation's longest current home winning streak to 26. -- -- smashed his single game rushing record for quarterbacks. With 321. Yards while accounting for four touchdowns in the huskies' 34 to fourteen win over western Michigan. Today a foreign sports talk all the fame quarterback Warren Moon breaks down the Seattle Seahawks have Monday night's brawl with the saints. What are the keys to a black -- victory. -- Steve Geller and that your early morning look at sports. And Steve have been focusing of course on the saints as they get ready for the Seattle Seahawks but have we been able to figure out that the game plan of Seattle how they're prepping for the black and gold. Well we heard. -- head coach Pete -- right there for the Seahawks and they bring a tough physical style of play to every single game very similar to what. The states faced against the 49ers so we can expect another. I feel another tight game that's gonna come down to the wire and we hear almost every single game -- turnovers are gonna be key when the saints do not turn the ball over. They have lost the game under sharp pain so that's that's definitely vital. Wonderful to be talking about there's someone come into your home for Thanksgiving in the kind of picky but they have dietary needs. What's the attitude do you try to accommodate them assailant as Turkey outside the united meet today but that's it for yet a high value and. That always blew my my my dad was actually one of the pick -- ones back in the day he would bring a roast beef sandwich. To Thanksgiving dinner in my family and I was kind of even as a kid I was looking in my what are you -- -- I mean. My my family -- put up this wonderful spread and he just. Was an all about it but -- I'm not a picky eater so I don't have that problem and for the most part everyone in my New Orleans family is whatever -- exactly whatever as they're put on the plate needed a great. Have some -- have most of them say okay. US open special you'd better bring it right aggregate. Excellent stable tucked in the next half are coming out we'll get more it's actually come as you do with those -- gas at Thanksgiving dinner. Do you make accommodations for those who have dietary concerns are preferences. On only car. Begin. How do you handle you also give us a call at 2601878. Or 8668890. Hates -- -- this -- the early edition WWL. First news. It's 525 on the early edition WL first news or talking food today and selling -- detects basically. -- already warming up my gravy and Turkey and put it in on two pieces of white bread open face with -- Gary for breakfast. Right now. He absolutely. Well the forecast for today it's going to be a cold one. -- credits when they only in the mid forties and it's gonna take cold and windy all day may feel more like the authorities that time than tonight. A free people likely on both sides of the lake hard freeze on the North -- with -- that 25. And they light freeze south of the -- -- that thirty that mostly sunny for Thanksgiving a beautiful day just chilly -- that this BQ. And Friday mostly sunny with -- that 59. From the Eyewitness News forecast center I'm meteorologist Bob -- out. Thank you -- right now 43 and Ottoman 41 at New Orleans international airport 44 at the lake front and 39 and clear and slide down. All you have this big big event planned love Thanksgiving you know you're hosting it Turkey all the trimmings all the traditional things that. They're people in your family that are climbing were coming and then I'll eat everything that don't like certain things they might have dietary concerns. How do you deal with that this landlady who says that basically. She gold out of the way to make sure that everybody has something that they like so she's going to prepare the re different types of stuff -- traditional. Gluten free. And -- and she says for the guests who don't like Turkey she's going to prepare insert state. -- deal with those especially the only car of Italy beat. Time mostly the folks that have -- -- 78 -- says -- the only political abilities. -- would you wanna eat you want something special bring it. But you also want people to feel at home and you want to feel that you're doing something nice for them I do -- in I'm bring in my own. -- -- And I'm going to sit there at the table and eat my kale salad that I'm bringing myself but don't try to entice me to eat a piece of Turkey. It kind of works both ways. We'll -- -- Just the moment this is the early edition of WWL first news. More -- how you handle those finicky eaters for Thanksgiving and what's the one issue which they re ignoring at all is it that fruit salad with -- Mayo mind. Coming up David Blake has the latest news Steve Geller and with sports now it's time for CB. David you were talking about food still on our mind since yesterday asks what about Texas that this -- laws on this person's mind. Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. And an old ball until. Yeah well he I cannot. Pumpkin chocolate -- yes that sounds very rich -- and yet all of course got to be relative and let's use I like Compton and and a lot of things. Probably don't end up making. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- When you're not hosting Thanksgiving. What do you bring what are you known for -- you rent -- -- sitting at every job I've yes that's usually what we bring minutes that's our donation although in year's past. We used to do a big introduction. And I'm talking about a bagel boy and make it yourself yeah. What -- go on the governor early in the morning I go in and do the hosting thing and then we'd come home and then bailout -- Alabama. With with that when you that monstrosity in the backseat all covered up wrapped and owls and and believe it or not the time we got there what about three hours it was still warm. Now them we warm up just a little bit more in the end to get a laugh at -- all data may -- No not at the makings that's all done. Although I guess. And commitment there you go -- like you have to do vehicle what is wrong with people it's a classic are your -- -- dumped him and what is wrong with this person. A bank robber at Virginia Beach beach got a nasty surprise when a dye pack designed to mark stolen money exploded where at the guys that. He put it in his underwear. In his -- -- the right down. To dilute -- oh yes. Our old -- he did go to the east oldest old gasoline apparently you know this is a stick up we got it is bundle any predators down the run of his pants as he was running out of the do war carrying them. And according to witnesses the police he was the hopping and jumping around with an explosion taking place -- rights his pants and of course that was a good thing now I can't imagine and it's very comfortable Lenovo -- -- -- it again we talked about -- these things the right now they really really -- Is steal it. He put it on your pencils the Bible noticed all the money pants on the ground rants on the young and hip hop. It's immense -- trousers and the man now in custody -- Don't do that the dog you never know do that or you're gonna find out about this called and I'm here in about pipes tonight on the North Shore yet we should be talking to Laura and just dissect all -- that's going to be -- and what do you do for a you know that early shopping at Black Friday do you braved the weather. At that points. She's talking about thirty yeah it's. For Friday morning I don't know. Chemical laden. There used to split and -- -- and and I think chain reported on one of her stories and she's talking about Black Friday deals. A lot of people are going online. And just -- service letting their fingers through the walking. And now works pretty good if you get free shipping get thrown -- Hey day -- a no brainer although sometimes I do one of examine things it might make your. To. A lot. Alarm but. Like as the heat in here -- -- hold puffy puff up its old studio. While these studios -- -- he's brilliant -- have to be open hole. Is here's the deal -- we have brand new here at all Ellie do you light and it's gulf state of the art. And so really meant it used to be as polite to get so high Nicole that. How -- -- contact the popular it -- cold just the this -- that well great appointment summertime wintertime is fortunately here. I'm speaking of Chile it's a chilly day. And -- my cabinet. Thirty on both side definitely feel like the lower -- feel like freak in the morning. Feels like freezing and stick around the rain the most. I'll have to wait it out here and clear and on the site yet because it's not right yet that we will see sunshine date guys clearing out. -- that day blustery and cold that temperature only in the forties all day -- height 846. And that the -- they're going to be strong -- -- 120 miles an hour. OK so overnight. As we get into Friday -- the Thanksgiving is gonna really get coal. Yeah at night into early tomorrow morning we're seen the first hard freeze of the -- north of the late. El -- to repeat split them up that does mean you want and the late you're right that. Questions about people you know have -- -- so -- your water like that and stream of water and city officials community officials at that please don't do that because it every one right there water that's just lower water pressure for everyone that that much. Better deal actually is totally your -- And it says pipes that are out side that you know it could be susceptible to habit creep getting to them LA you have. Does that mean that kind of outdoors elevated houses and underneath that kind of thing you want to -- that night again just north -- -- -- South Shore area including New Orleans and area south of the -- we're looking at a light -- that make sure that means that check on your -- And make sure to bring your plant Peter insider copper -- their policy -- whatever he completely. Oh my goodness gracious that might impact shopping but maybe not. -- tomorrow night into tomorrow point mark Thanksgiving and and for Black Friday morning we are going to eat the more. Or twenties to low thirties they haven't decided they're getting that heart 3 point Friday morning. But it -- be like he calls for shoppers that's been in line that the media going out late Thursday all night have been at because it's it's going to be -- You have to promised to talk about food all you have a I do it it people around -- dirty right -- -- -- Brian Barnhart couldn't. -- go. Forward we all make it at once as to who says that she's the -- so that's. Took over at I can make it as of that and yet the really good. -- sweep. Its. Own everything else at. Us in Turkey. The rule all yeah I love those. Mom well. Tony I want to Turkey -- -- -- look forward to her about Graham property but you know every year as best -- about my on the Castro called crowd pleasing and -- And let me tell you they are crowd pleaser at the one dish that -- great tidbit that spot that the -- and it's like. -- -- She'd be type and pages and -- like crumbs are -- He's they -- -- it's so. So good that it's not bad for you believe there's heavy cream involved sour cream but her share of but the fortunate one time a year has it on Thanksgiving and since calories don't count on Thanksgiving ticket out. The one issue which -- would not that it would be crazy that. And not -- and after all with a marshmallow -- -- brown sugar and it broke when he you'll meet people make. We had you know by we take no I hate all that. Which has -- men and Vicki we'd actually do -- the fruits all. Let's. -- yet they can't the tablet ballot has now and I am I know with the classic -- -- like you gotta bring it back at my favorite. All right I thought I. Happy Thanksgiving. -- but now an Eyewitness News forecasts coming. Steve Gallagher joins us to talk about that last minute heartbreaker for the pilot with the addition of WWL first news it is 549. On the early addiction and if you -- news on this Thanksgiving he had a great day it was -- -- come -- not to be for the pelicans Steve Geller isn't with. Altogether now. Good morning and I'm Lauren -- Thanksgiving eve. The Golden State Warriors snapped a three game skid with a 1022101. Victory over the pelicans. Eric Gordon had a chance to win -- for New Orleans with an open three pointer from the left corner in the final seconds. But the shot -- now. I want all went ahead employee in this yard ran. Cylinder. And the compound. On Eric Jordan. The bells start a three game road trip Friday in Philadelphia. Seattle head coach Pete Carroll says that they're looking forward to Monday night's contest against the saints as it will be their biggest test this season you need to be contained in this is is great we need these matchups -- championship. Matchup since. To have one at home with the crowd and all that this will be exactly like a playoff environment just like we want and we get better at handling that do say no to performing really well. Meanwhile Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond has been suspended by the NFL he has violated the league's substance abuse policy and miss the next four games. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has returned to practice -- a limited basis for the first time since suffering a collarbone injury. Coach Mike McCarthy says though that former LSU tiger Matt Flynn took the starter reps on Tuesday and beau Flynn in Scott told -- are prepared for the key NFC north match up against the Detroit Lions. On Thanksgiving. Now let's check you with a big chief who has the latest on LSU vs Arkansas. Other other razorbacks -- three and eight on the season coach red beat them assist these team may be down. But they will fight hard Friday in the battle for the blue. Such a time during -- summer Google and upload all of -- -- tires and and you know wasn't wasn't always have to have good results that you want but sometimes a little that went. It's the tigers in the house Friday afternoon right here on WWL. Today at four on sports talk both quarterback Warren Moon breaks down the Seattle Seahawks ahead of Monday night's brawl with the states. What are the key factors to a blacking gold victory -- Steve Geller -- that your early morning look at sport. And it just shows how basketball is can be a rule false or you know same shot same -- same scenario you're in the first time to get it earlier and this time not today. And you think with the home court advantage we have -- friendly rim but yeah I was watching that I couldn't couldn't go to sleep early last night because it was such a close game. Goss went back and forth every time. The pelicans would seem to make Ron Golden State was right there just -- -- shove it back in their faces but. At the end they had a chance is down by one point. And it was a perfect open look for Eric Gordon it just did not get the favorable. -- -- Amazing quickly your favorite dish on Thanksgiving table hmmm I liked the the sweet potatoes with. Cons in all the -- -- the dessert that's basically it and but of course of course you can't go wrong with Turkey and I also love look Italian mixed with some stuff shells. Outlook on its effect all right Steve thanks a lot got to get more of your favorite dishes and what's the land issue wish. That unfortunately Sarah Laver your neighbor your cousin just would bring has no one's going to eat the facts. -- -- have -- -- that that might appear in for Dave Cohen on the early edition of -- if -- -- for -- -- 554 on this Thanksgiving eve I have a test requests to post my dirty rice recipe on the website I will work on that I will get to -- you can also email Monica. At WWL. Dot com food on our brains here in fact one texture at -- 7878. Plant -- You put flour. A eggs sugar. And Vanilla extract. A mix at all is loaded into the hot oil and apparently it is you -- Metzger. -- K you have to be nuts like this and asking which what do you wish. Whomever the cousins and uncle on its. The neighbor where I was coming to dinner just would not brings I didn't know what they're still making fruitcake but apparently they still are set up -- also how to handle those gas at a pretty picky have. For example some dietary concerns maybe they can't each other diabetics are aren't -- -- -- this week if they're not doing anything gets animal. A bit -- doing meet and I do it starts. If you want to have a good time and feel part of it do you say look I can accommodate you I'll do my best all you Salem with the rehab this is -- Thanksgiving. And you got either eat it -- bring you around -- Amber says I have to bring my -- games so. Acted just evolving market -- coming up I'm Monica -- in for Dave Cohen on the early edition of WWL. First news. I'm 57 on Thanksgiving game this is the early edition of WL first news and the rain has moved out but it's. Colds. For your Wednesday mostly sunny skies cold and windy -- later around 46 C north is north winds. It's gonna feel more like their thirties and tonight clear and cold. Are hard freeze north of the lake with low around 25. A light -- on the Salvatore with -- -- thirty -- for Thanksgiving mostly sunny skies but not warming up all that much hype only fifty -- and for shoppers on Black Friday it's gonna start in the twenties and thirties highs around 59. From the Eyewitness News forecast center I'm meteorologist -- knocked out. You are right now it's 43 -- forty were on New Orleans international airport forty for the lake front and 39 in clear and slide down before we go -- -- to amber -- on master control. -- -- -- bring my own food from the year and supervisor producer Jordan -- we've been asking you guys who you've invited. But -- succeed and finicky they don't eat eat and I have some dietary concerns how you handle the try to accommodate them. All are -- huge yesterday. Having its Thanksgiving it's one the year we have -- and me have a lot that start to have a lot the guys. Come you don't -- one -- -- 87850. That the those picky eaters tellem dot diner. Okay. What's the one issue is that. Local Ngo and they have ragged neighbor coworker who's invited to come just wouldn't wouldn't rank even though they think -- this is their best condition everyone loves it. When Texas as a red beans and rise up -- Eyes and -- that on Thanksgiving Day. Getting back. -- -- -- -- I told this story every year she would grain. This fruit salad and she would -- but you're loving me south of apples and also with man if she would salary and it and it mixes. -- -- -- -- -- Out of that almost my mind that Giles and I wanted to say. Why he's going to eat that. Have a good day they want Tommy Tucker is up next but by everybody.