Up, Up, and Away
Grocery prices jumped 12.4% in October compared to a year ago, which means this year's Thanksgiving Day spread is going to cost a lot more than it did in 2021. We've crunched some numbers from October's consumer price index to determine which components of the typical Turkey Day meal rose the most over the last year. The costs for these common holiday ingredients have increased an average of 18.8% since a year ago, compared with a slower 7.7% advance in prices in the overall economy.
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