As the leaves change colors with the beginning of the fall season, excitement about the winter holidays sets in. Whether it be through eating turkeys and pies, watching a parade, or simply reflecting on what they’re thankful for, Thanksgiving is celebrated every year by almost every American. Many elementary school classrooms use the holiday to
On the annual holiday when most Americans gather around the table with family and friends to enjoy a delicious home cooked meal, many others gather for the “National Day of Mourning” and “Unthanksgiving Day”. These two ceremonies, although different, originate from the same root of opposing the national holiday of Thanksgiving. While the majority of
Thanksgiving is a day when families gather to share what they are thankful for. The smell of turkey and gravy fills the room, and it is perfectly acceptable to eat until one can not walk. It is celebrated in America to give thanks for the Pilgrims’ first good harvest in the Plymouth colony in 1621.
Apple Orange Cranberry Sauce From Eleanor Haworth, junior Ingredients: 1/2 an orange plus zest 2 cups water 1 tart apple (e.g. Granny Smith) 3 cups fresh cranberries 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon cloves Directions: Squeeze orange juice and mix with water over a medium heat. Add sugar. Blend cranberries and