Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Let’s Talk Turkey

A few fun facts about Thanksgiving turkey...
  • 96% of Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving. This year, Americans will eat about 46 million turkeys – 345,000 tons of meat
  • The turkey presented on the White House lawn for a ‘presidential pardon’ undergoes four months of training, including repeated hand-feeding, in anticipation of the Thanksgiving photo opportunity
  • Wild turkeys can see 320 degrees without moving their heads
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

Source: Gourmet Magazine, November 2007
Photo: copyright istockphoto.com

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