Thanksgiving is the biggest holiday in America without a shadow of a doubt. It is the day that causes the largest uplift in travel domestically and internationally. It is also to blame for the world having to have Black Friday. America failed to contain this phenomenon and annually everybody’s inbox is cluttered with mega offers for almost a month before the actual day. The UK had never had a ‘door buster’ sale until Black Friday arrived with a bang a few years ago.
Tradition has it that the President pardons the turkeys presented to him at the White House. This year both Peanut Butter and Jelly graced the North Portico of the White House in front of a crowd that signals the start of the Holiday Season in America.
As families and friends gather to give thanks around the traditional Thanksgiving meal a recent poll revealed the least favourite items on the table.
In reverse order the dishes that are often declined are
4. Sweet Potato Casserole – this is a dessert and I would imagine is served instead of pumpkin pie. To see a recipe click here
3. Green Bean Casserole – a side dish created in 1955 for the Campbell Soup Co and consists of cooked green beans and a can of Cream of Mushroom Soup and French Fried Onions. For the Campbells recipe click here
1. Cranberry Sauce