Thursday, November 25, 2010

History of Thanksgiving

Although Thanksgiving celebrations dated back to the first European settlements in America, it was not until the 1860s that Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November to be a national holiday.

Thanksgiving Turkey -
In this Holiday Foods video clip we learn about Thanksgiving traditions and about turkey. David Rosengarten talks about a new trend that has come up with turkey. Today many people are deep frying their birds.

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