Category: Thanksgiving HIstory and Folklore

Thanksgiving History for Kids

Thanksgiving History for Kids

[ 0 ] June 9, 2024 |

Twinkl has published a short, informative, and kid friendly video about the history of Thanksgiving. Twinkl is a learning resource company based in the USA.

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How To Win The Thanksgiving Wishbone Game

How To Win The Thanksgiving Wishbone Game

[ 0 ] November 3, 2020 |

Snapping the turkey wishbone in your direction means – good luck! Who wouldn’t want that? Scientific America has put together some techniques (and some dirty tricks) to help you win bragging rights.

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Dr Oz Explains The History of Pumpkin Spice

Dr Oz Explains The History of Pumpkin Spice

[ 0 ] October 14, 2020 |

As you may or may not know…in 2003 Starbucks did invent the pumpkin spice blend to use in their drinks. Since that time, pumpkin spice has taken over the gastronomical world, appearing in a wide and every widening range of products. Dr. Oz takes us through a brief and entertaining history of pumpkin spice.

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WKRP Turkey Drop

WKRP Turkey Drop

[ 0 ] September 23, 2020 |

One of the funniest (and most gruesome) Thanksgiving TV spots in history. The WKRP promotional Turkey Drop featuring Les Nessman – reporter extraordinaire!

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How Pumpkins Saved a Family Tree

How Pumpkins Saved a Family Tree

[ 0 ] September 12, 2020 |

The Walker Sisters are behind one of the more fascinating stories of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. After their father, John Walker, returned from the Civil War, he went home to the East Tennessee cabin home his father had established in the 1840’s. John acquired the property and he and his wife Margaret raised […]

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The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods

[ 0 ] July 30, 2020 |

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin preferred the turkey over the eagle as the national bird? Find out this fun fact and many others regarding the surprising origins of our favorite Thanksgiving foods.

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The History of the Green Bean Casserole

The History of the Green Bean Casserole

[ 0 ] July 27, 2020 |

Did you now that the now iconic Green Bean Casserole was actually developed by Campbell’s Soup in 1955? It’s not Thanksgiving without this classic all-American side dish. Enjoy the history and follow along with the recipe. 2 Cans French Style Green Beans, Drained 1 Can Cream of Mushroom Soup 1/2 Cup Milk (I used whole […]

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