Thanksgiving

Virgil on November 25, 2010

Most families have individuals who have dishes that are always requested for holidays and other special occasions. My sister-in-law, Paula, lost a long and courageous battle with cancer this past August. Even though we knew she was fighting cancer, no one, including herself, expected her passing at this time. She is sorely missed. This is […]

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Virgil on November 24, 2010

Ignoring for now the fact that the Plymouth “Thanksgiving” in 1621 was almost certainly not the original or first Thanksgiving, let’s discuss turkeys in New England. When Marc Forgione stated that the original Thanksgiving was actually a harvest festival and did not include turkey, I was surprised and didn’t believe it. Bobby Flay demonstrated major […]

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