That little nip in the air is so refreshing and welcoming after a long hot summer. It also means that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This is the one day just about every American will sit down for a Turkey dinner.
Did You Know?
In 2013 there were 205 million Turkeys raised in the United States alone.
In 2014 and 2015 there were an estimated 46 million Turkeys served for Thanksgiving Dinner.
The Butterball Turkey hotline answers about 100,000 questions every November and December.
Thanksgiving ranks number two on the list of America’s favorite holidays. The number one holiday is Christmas.
Thanksgiving and Turkey Dinner goes hand in hand. Since President Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863, the turkey became the main staple.
In 1621 it was said that the colonists hunted wild turkeys and had them at the first Thanksgiving along with fish, shellfish and other types of wild game. The turkey an American bird, became the star of the show for their easy accessibility and delicious flavor.
While the Turkey is traditionally roasted, stuffed or not stuffed, the sides and desserts are just as important.
Here are some great idea’s to try for your Thanksgiving Dinner this year.