History Stories
CATEGORY: Thanksgiving
The History of Pumpkin Pie
November 21, 2014

It’s hard to imagine an American Thanksgiving table without the ubiquitous orange-crusted custard made from strained, spiced and twice-cooked squash. Read More

The Origins of the Mysterious Green Bean Casserole
December 13, 2013

This mixture of canned soup, frozen green beans and fried onions has graced holiday buffets since the 1950s. But who came up with this trinity, and why has it become so famous? Read More

Turkey Talk: The Story Behind Your Thanksgiving Bird
November 15, 2013

Let’s talk turkey. This week, we’ll examine some little known facts about the turkey to gobble up along with your Thanksgiving feast. Read More

Stuffing, Dressing and Filling: Thanksgiving Across America
November 16, 2012

Regional stuffing recipes illustrate the variety of Thanksgiving tables across the United States. Read More