What Did the Pilgrims Really Eat on Thanksgiving?
If you think squash casserole and pecan tassies came over on the Mayflower, think again. Take a peek at the foods from the first Thanksgiving feast.
Sugar-Roasted Plums with Balsamic and Rosemary Syrup
One great thing about the first Thanksgiving: Since sugar was pricey and scarce, the odds of a pie-induced sugar coma was about as likely as finding a gobbler wandering right into your homestead. Instead, delicious, seasonal fruit would have been the meal-ending show-stopper. You'd pair it with a mug of tea, if you were lucky.
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