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www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/holidays/thanksgiving/turkey-wishbone-tradition

Ever wonder where the wishbone tradition came from? Well here's a little trivia for your Thanksgiving table: It all started with the ancient Romans, who pulled apart chicken clavicles—formally know as the bird's furcula—in hopes of achieving good fortune. It was believed that the birds were oracles that could predict the future ...

www.thekitchn.com/heres-why-we-eat-thanksgiving-dinner-so-early-213277

Nov 26, 2014 ... The reasons for eating Thanksgiving dinner early will vary from family to family. I love that my family's early afternoon dinner sets the stage for a big meal that we can casually linger over for hours. And, by the time early evening rolls around, I'm ready to dive back in for a turkey sandwich and more pie.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/08/first-thanksgiving-recipe_n_4234678.html

Nov 8, 2013 ... So if they didn't eat what we know as 'traditional' Thanksgiving foods today, what foods were present at this meal? Instead of wild turkey, it was likely that the settlers ate roast duck or goose. Additionally, seafood, including lobster, clams and mussels, made an appearance at the meal in the New England ...

www.bnd.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/answer-man/article46759735.html

Nov 27, 2015 ... Q: As we were eating our dinner Thursday, somebody asked whether we eat male or female turkeys. Also, how did turkeys become the centerpiece of the feast ? R.B., of Maryville. A: In our annual hunger to gobble up turkey (an estimated 16 pounds per American adult per year), we're not terribly particular ...

www.express.co.uk/news/uk/629175/christmas-dinner-turkey-meal-lunch-festive-season-food

Dec 25, 2015 ... Approximately 10million turkeys are eaten in the UK every year. Cooked turkey in the oven GETTY. Turkey didn't become a staple of the British Christmas dinner until the 1950s. However, turkey is not a traditional Christmas meal in a lot of other European countries. In Portugal, a seafood crazy nation, the ...

www.irishcentral.com/culture/food-drink/gilligans-gourmet-thanksgiving-turkey-recipe-and-why-we-eat-the-big-bird-180162521-237539661

Nov 20, 2016 ... How did the turkey become the main mascot of modern-day Thanksgiving. ... to pop up when the bird is done, a standard meat thermometer, inserted into the thickest part of the thigh at the time the turkey is placed in the oven for roasting, is considered a more reliable means of determining doneness. Also ...

www.theblaze.com/news/2013/11/28/5-thanksgiving-traditions-americans-love-a-brief-history-of-turkey-wishbones-football-and-more

Nov 28, 2013 ... Turkey is a fixture at most Americans' Thanksgiving tables, but where, exactly, did this tradition originate? ... Where Did the Cranberry Sauce Originate ... cranberries officially became a Thanksgiving meal fixture, however The New Jersey Star-Ledger reported that, “Cranberries officially became a part of the ...

www.theweek.co.uk/78972/what-is-thanksgiving-and-why-is-it-celebrated

Nov 23, 2017 ... America's national holiday is awash with traditions but how did it all start? ... Although not regularly included in Thanksgiving dinners until the mid-1850s, the cooking of turkeys has now become synonymous with the holiday, when it is estimated that about 50% of the 270 million turkeys consumed annually ...

www.whatsnewemu.com/articles/turkey.html

Fowl Play: Why Turkey, You Turkey? by Marjorie Dorfman How did the turkey become a part of the Thanksgiving feast we all know today? Was the poor creature ever just a tough old bird with no particular place to go on a holiday? When did things begin to change? Read on, whether you prefer light meat or dark.