www.historyisnowmagazine.com/blog/2016/11/22/a-bird-on-every-table-how-did-turkey-become-the-centerpiece-of-thanksgiving

Nov 22, 2016 ... We also know that wild turkeys were plentiful in the area, so they're ... When and How Did Thanksgiving Dinner Become All About Turkey?

www.wsj.com/articles/how-the-turkey-became-the-thanksgiving-bird-1417013746

Nov 26, 2014 ... How the Turkey Became the Thanksgiving Bird ... But how did it edge out the competition to become the quintessential Thanksgiving dish?

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May 16, 2017 ... Trace the history of the Thanksgiving turkey in this article. The Pilgrims didn't eat it but soldiers and prisoners in the 1900s did. Today, the ...

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Nov 24, 2014 ... Whether or not turkey was a part of the first Thanksgiving meal, it has become a tradition in American history. As quoted on Mental Floss, ...

www.takepart.com/article/2016/11/23/thanksgiving-history-myth

Nov 23, 2016 ... Unless you're having a turkey-free meal, your bird is holding pride of place in the ... Part of the fun of this sort of potluck Thanksgiving is that the table reflects ... Some specialties have even become ubiquitous regional additions to local ... The Pilgrims did not bring draft animals (horses or oxen) and although ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/how-advertising-made-turkey-and-cranberry-sauce-into-thanksgiving-traditions

Nov 23, 2017 ... At Thanksgiving, what makes turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie so special ? ... brand succeeded in becoming a core part of the Thanksgiving meal. ... But all Americans – from all backgrounds – certainly do their part to ...

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Nov 24, 2008 ... You may have heard this popular story about the first Thanksgiving ... pie and started traditions that had nothing to do with the colonists.

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Nov 16, 2017 ... The Thanksgiving meal is remarkably consistent in its elements: the turkey, the stuffing, the sweet potatoes, the cranberry sauce. ... Shellfish were common, so they probably played a part, as did beans, pumpkins, squashes, ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/thanksgiving-day-whats-the-history-of-the-holiday-and-why-does-the-us-celebrate-pilgrim-fathers

So why do Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day? .... The game was such a hit it became a tradition in the US and football is now an integral part of the day. .... so it's becoming increasingly fashionable for restaurants and pop-ups to host ...