One long standing Thanksgiving tradition, in addition to the food, is NFL football. historically, you will always be able to catch a Cowboys and Lions home game, but in 2006, the NFL added a third game to the mix, with no “traditional” team playing at night. Today’s infographic looks not only at the history of these games, but also some of the more interesting statistics that come from the Thanksgiving games. [VIA]
Hopefully you’ve gotten your bird, and have started thawing it, as Thanksgiving is only a few days away! While it’s all about family, food, football, and fun in my house, it’s important that everything is done safely. Today’s infographic gives a great overview of cooking that bird, and doing it safely for your family’s feast! [VIA]
From the History Channel YouTube Channel “Bet You Didn’t Know” is a nice little snapshot of facts and figures about different events. This installment gives a nice, quick little history and some trivia about the Thanksgiving holiday.
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November 28, 1940. “Pumpkin pies and Thanksgiving dinner at the home of Mr. Timothy Levy Crouch, a Rogerene Quaker living in Ledyard, Connecticut.” Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration
Want to make makeover your Thanksgiving table to look a little more 17th century authentic tomorrow? What are usually considered the staples of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner may be a little foreign to the pilgrims who feasted in 1621. Based on a letter from Edward Winslow and William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation, today’s infographic makes a few substitutions to our modern plate. Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving! [VIA]