Tag: History of Thanksgiving

How Pilgrims Ate Lobster at the First Thanksgiving

How the Pilgrims Ate Lobster at the First Thanksgiving

Most Americans imagine the first Thanksgiving as the Pilgrims and Native Americans sitting down for a nice meal of turkey. The reality, however, is a bit different. The Pilgrims and Native Americans didn’t feast on turkey, but instead the fruits of their first harvest. This included lobster, mussels and venison meat. The First Thanksgiving The… Read more »

Put Lobster on Your Thanksgiving Menu

Many foods are typically found on Thanksgiving tables including cranberries, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and an assortment of colorful vegetables. However, consider adding lobster to your Thanksgiving table.   Many culinary historians believe that first Thanksgiving table was likely full of lobsters, eels, and mussels from the bay. Most people would consider serving seafood for Thanksgiving… Read more »