Giving Thanks : Thanksgiving Recipes and History, from Pilgrims to Pumpkin Pie
Kathleen Curtin, Sandra L. Oliver
A Delicious Exploration of the Thanksgiving Holiday
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Cookbooks | Non-Fiction
Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday, with 97
percent of Americans eating turkey on that day. But beyond
the menu is as varied as the cultures of the nation's
every recipe tells a story. Giving Thanks explores the
delicious, fascinating history of Thanksgiving, complete
recipes, and an amazing collection of archival imagery of
Perfect for parents, kids, teachers, history
buffs, and of course Thanksgiving cooks, Giving
Thanks is a true keepsake cookbook, meant to be shared
year. Thanksgiving specialists Kathleen Curtin and Sandra L.
the world-famous Plimoth Plantation trace the colorful
history of the
holiday, from the story of "The First Thanksgiving" to
twenty-first-century customs. Then the real fun begins--a
assortment of more than eighty recipes, from appetizers to
old-fashioned mincemeat pies to modern pumpkin cheesecake,
seasoned with plenty of fascinating trivia.
shows that there's definitely more to Thanksgiving cookery
stuffing and pumpkin pie, highlighting favorites from
holiday's history and from an incredible variety of
include five different ways to prepare turkey, from Classic
to Indian and Cuban; Oyster Stew and Pomegranate and
Creamed Onions and Corn Pudding; and pies galore, from
to Texas Buttermilk.
Filled with a vibrant, fascinating
collection of Thanksgiving photographs and illustrations
Plantation's unparalleled archives, Giving Thanks
brings the history of Thanksgiving to life in an incredibly
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