By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – When you’re planning your Thanksgiving menu, make sure you have a lot of wiggle room in your budget.READ MORE: Allegheny County's 911 Call Center Losing Dispatchers Who Feel Overworked
Market analysts and food companies are warning this is going to be an expensive dinner.
Starting with turkeys, the Department of Agriculture says they’re expected to pass the record price set in 2015 at $1.36 a pound.READ MORE: Homeowner Convicted In Killings Of 2 Teens Smoking Marijuana Inside His Garage
Canned cranberry sauce and pumpkin are also costing more because steel plants that make cans are still working to catch up.
Your wine will also be pricier because of the higher cost of shipping and the bottle shortage.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Public Safety Increases Patrols For Pitt ACC Championship Game
You can avoid some holiday price hikes by stocking up on non-perishable items ahead of time.