Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States. The history has it that the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast and it was one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. Turkey, a Thanksgiving staple that has become synonymous with the holiday, may or may not have been on offer when the Pilgrims hosted the inaugural feast in 1621.
Nowadays Thanksgiving celebration centers on sharing meals with family and friends. And the central plate is turkey – whether roasted, baked or deep-fried – complemented by stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.
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