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Thanksgiving Is Not Just About Having A Great Dinner

Thanksgiving Is Not Just About Having A Great Dinner

Editor 11/05/2017 0
Every one of us certainly does enjoy that great thanksgiving dinner at one of our favorite aunt’s or grandma’s. A table full of oyster stew, cranberry sauce, baked carrots and potatoes, mincemeat pie, fruit cakes, hot rolls and of course, the giant roast turkey. But thanksgiving is not just about eating till your stomach aches. The history of this holiday is certainly more than that! The first thanksgiving dates back to 1621. This festival originally started at a village named Plymouth. Some sacred refugees from England known popularly as the Pilgrims came to America where they could freely pr...
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Would Eating Like They Did at the First Thanksgiving Make Us Less Fat?

Would Eating Like They Did at the First Thanksgiving Make Us Less Fat?

Editor 11/13/2016 0
The leaves have almost all fallen, the store shelves are lined with Christmas merchandise, and recipes for pumpkin everything are everywhere. It can only mean that Thanksgiving is near. Families are busy making menus and fighting over who gets to bring the green bean casserole this year. Tons of turkeys are being bought and cranberries are enjoying their seasonal peak. Local morning shows everywhere are giving tips about fun twists for the traditional mashed potatoes. Traditional is a funny word. The first Thanksgiving was back in 1621. That first American harvest festival was hosted by the st...
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