Thanksgiving dinner: The origins of our traditional foods

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Smithsonian Magazine, the modern Thanksgiving meal shares little resemblance to what was eaten in the autumn of 1621.The often romanticized feast of 1621 more accurately consisted of ducks or geese, neither of which was the centerpiece of the meal like the modern turkey.

Corn was served, but not in the way we consume it today.Venison was on the menu, as were herbs, onions and oats that were were used to stuff birds or fish.RELATED: How long do Thanksgiving leftovers last?

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