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A Family Recipe: Researcher Digs Into Uniqueness of Thanksgiving Meal

A Family Recipe: Researcher Digs Into Uniqueness of Thanksgiving Meal

By Tom McLaughlin While many holidays are associated with certain foods – think Feast of the Seven Fishes for Italians on Christmas Eve or corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day – more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving is centered, both literally and figuratively, around the meal itself. “Thanksgiving can be said to be […]

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English Scholar Examines Symbolism of Thanksgiving

English Scholar Examines Symbolism of Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving. For many Americans, the mere mention of the annual feast conjures images of a golden-brown turkey, fresh out of the oven, complete with stuffing, mashed potatoes, casseroles, corn, cranberry sauce, and some good ol’ fashioned pumpkin pie. It is arguably the one national holiday devoted primarily to pleasing the palate. The calorie count […]

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