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10 Little Known Facts About Thanksgiving

  1. The famous pilgrim celebration at Plymouth Colony Massachusetts in 1621 is traditionally regarded as the first American Thanksgiving. However, there are actually 12 claims to where the “first” Thanksgiving took place: two in Texas, two in Florida, one in Maine, two in Virginia, and five in Massachusetts.

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32 Percent Have More to Be Thankful for This Year — Survey of the Day

Sometimes it gets lost in all the traveling and stuffing and football, but the point of Thanksgiving is to acknowledge the things you’re thankful for from the past year. According to a new poll from Harris Interactive of 2,463 adults, only 32 percent will have more to be thankful for this Thanksgiving than they have in the previous few Thanksgivings.

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Black Friday Deals Every Pet Owner Should Know About

Planning to get a jump on your holiday shopping this week? Don’t forget man’s best friend — a variety of pet retailers are offering steals and deals for the dog and cat sets on Black Friday. Get out there early and get Fido what he really wants for the holidays this year!

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8 Weird and Wacky Thanksgiving Items From Etsy

This Thanksgiving, let's all give thanks to online crafts, clothes and curios store Etsy.com. For without them, we'd be deprived of the following 10 items of pure holiday kitsch.

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10 Thanksgiving Pie Disasters

Ah, pie. One of the great joys of Thanksgiving…that can so easily turn to abject terror if done wrong. From burnt crusts, to terrible fillings, pie is either really good, or really, really bad. Here's

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Buy on Black Friday

Savvy buyers know Black Friday can be one of the best days of the year to find terrific bargains, but not all items are such great deals. In order to better your experience on that infamous shopping day, here are some things you may want to avoid purchasing, along with when you may be able to score the best deals on them.

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PETA Targets City of Turkey for a Vegan-Friendly Name Change [VIDEO]

The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, better known as PETA, does some good work, but it’s the organization’s more absurd stunts that often make headlines — and this one is a prime example.

Citing the suffering of turkeys during the Thanksgiving season, PETA sent a letter to the mayor of Turkey, Texas and asked him to change the town’s name to the tofu-based meat alternative “Tofurky” instead.

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10 Turkey-Flavored Foods That Look Absolutely Disgusting

White meat, dark meat… or Spam meat? Even the most devout Thanksgiving eaters might have a hard time swallowing these 10 turkey-flavored, truly unique and totally bizarre edibles below. Somebody please pass the (regular-flavored) Alka-Seltzer.

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Why We Eat What We Eat – Stories Behind Traditional Thanksgiving Foods

 

If you're like most Americans, your Thanksgiving dinner table will include at least a few basic items — turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and the like. But have you ever thought about why we eat those foods on Thanksgiving? Or, for that matter, why turkey is called “turkey”?

In order to answer these hard-hitting questions and maybe even give you some interesting small-talk for the table, here are the stories behind the traditional Thanksgiving foods.

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William Shatner Preaches Turkey Fryer Safety In Bizarre PSA [VIDEO]

This Thanksgiving PSA from William Shatner rests somewhere between his musical stylings and that time he threw a chair on ‘$20,000 Pyramid’ on the weirdness scale.

In the video below that Shatner made for State Farm Insurance, the onetime Capt. Kirk talks about the dangers of deep-frying a turkey.

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How To Roast A Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

The folks around here like to call me a "food snob" - because I like to cook.  As the resident "foodie", I've been asked to provide guidelines on roasting the perfect turkey.

The first step involved selecting a turkey

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16 Million People Will Eat Commercially-Prepared Thanksgiving Meals

If the Thanksgiving meal conjures up images of Norman Rockwell and families gathered around the dining room table in their homes, you might need to think again.  More and more people are eating their turkey dinner at restaurants

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