What are traditional Thanksgiving foods?

Learn about the traditional Thanksgiving foods eaten in America and how they became part of the Thanksgiving meal. Also, check out our Holiday Roundup workbook in the following link: http://amzn.to/2fRp5K3


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This video provides a short explanation of the most common items eaten for a traditional Thanksgiving meal, including turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie.

Learn what Americans eat, and how much of it, for each Thanksgiving Day.


Topics include:
● What is eaten as part of a traditional Thanksgiving holiday?
● Turkey at Thanksgiving
● Thanksgiving celebrations
● How turkey became the traditional meal
● Other dishes eaten at Thanksgiving
●A modern Thanksgiving dinner
●The feast in Plymouth in 1621
●Pumpkin Pie
●Centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal
●Alexander Hamilton
●50 million turkeys
●700 million pounds of turkey is eaten every Thanksgiving!
●Dressing and Stuffing
●Herbs and Spices
●Wheat Bread
●White Bread
●Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
●Cranberry Sauce
●Green Beans
●Sweet Potatoes
●Deviled Eggs
●Bread Rolls


Also learn about the various deserts served during an American Thanksgiving Day celebration: Dessert brings us even more traditional Thanksgiving staples. The most prominent dessert across the country is pumpkin pie. It is estimated that about 50 million pumpkin pies are eaten every Thanksgiving. Aside from pumpkin pie, other types of pie are also popular, including pecan, apple, and cherry.


This educational video documents the food items that have helped to make Thanksgiving the special holiday it is. What will you be having on your Thanksgiving table?


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