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The Los Angeles Times reports that a new report from the American Farm Bureau Federation says that the average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner – including turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberries, pumpkin pie – will be up 5.6 percent this year compared to 2007, to $44.61 for ten people.

However, the group notes that adjusted for inflation, the cost of Thanksgiving dinner is a better deal this year than it was 20 years ago, and is cheaper per-person than a fast food meal.

KC's View:
Higher prices will certainly affect our Thanksgiving dinner this year, but not for the reasons cited by the American Farm Bureau.

That’s because the Content Kids have made one request and only one request for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner: steak.