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Why don’t we eat hot dogs on Thanksgiving? Or a seafood feast? Whether it’s roasted, smoked or fried, with cranberry sauce or smothered in gravy, turkey is synonymous with Thanksgiving in the United States and has even infiltrated various other Thanksgiving feasts around the world. Today, we’re bringing you some fun facts about why turkey is the main food for this holiday and sharing a recipe for Turkey Sobaheg, a turkey stew that has been cooked by the Wampanoag Native American tribe for centuries.
- The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopa) is native to North America and was a staple in the ancient Native American diet.
- When the Pilgrims settled in the New World after their arrival in 1620, the Wampanoag tribe may have introduced them to the wild turkey, but there is also evidence that the Pilgrims may have brought with them from England a domesticated…
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