Saturday, November 24, 2012

David Codrea: Night of the evil Butterball

Time was, the turkey was considered a game bird. The Pilgrims at Plymouth feasted on them. Generations later, Ben Franklin considered it such a useful fowl that he nominated it for the national bird.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The word "turkey" is an old term which referred to all types of, goose, turkey, chicken, grouse, quail, etc.

So what did the pilgrims eat at the first Thanksgiving?

Most likely it was goose.