According to letters written by early American settlers, the first meals shared between Native Americans and European settlers consisted of beef and fowl, with most historians agre...
Turkey is eaten at Thanksgiving to commemorate the first Thanksgiving, when the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians feasted on wild turkeys and other dishes.
Though nobody knows for sure what other dishes were eaten, there are records that describe wild turkey and venison being on the menu at this celebration in 1621.
Turkey being the most common main dish of a Thanksgiving dinner,
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The history of the Thanksgiving turkey is a bit of a mystery. ... Thanks to letters
and records kept by early American settlers, we know that when the colonists sat
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turkey rather than, say, chicken at a feast like Thanksgiving.
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turkey actually became the Thanksgiving centerpiece.
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Nov 24, 2014 ... Almost 90 percent of Americans will eat turkey for Thanksgiving, according to the
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