Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Turkey Time Part II

More Thanksgiving links for your holiday enjoyment.

History and Entertainment
You are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving from the Plimoth Plantation web site. (Flash)

Snopes.com on the first Thanksgiving.

Ask Metafilter discussion of Thanksgiving-themed movies for youths - I'm definitely going to check out Pieces of April (showing on Thanksgiving afternoon on TMC).

Recipes and cooking
Wired reports on new tech gadgets and turkey cooking tips for geeks.

Jones Soda Holiday Pack in two sets: Brussels Sprout with Prosciutto, Cranberry Sauce, Turkey & Gravy, Wild Herb Stuffing, and Pumpkin Pie OR Broccoli Casserole, Smoked Salmon Paté , Turkey & Gravy, Corn on the Cob, and Pecan Pie. All I can say is "Don't buy any for me!" (oh yes, and "ew").

• A suggestion from Slashfood to mash sweet potatos with orange juice. I may try it.

• A classic article from Sunset magazine, "The do's and don'ts of cooking turkey". Pair this with the 2005 Winners of the Sunset Thanksgiving Recipe contest.

17th Century recipes for spinach salad and pumpkin pie from Plimouth Plantation. Eat like the pilgrims.

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