I hope that by now you have taken the turkey out of the freezer and have it thawing in the refrigerator. Forgetting to do that is one of the more common Thanksgiving mistakes. Okay, let's learn about why why eat the things we do on the holiday we call Thanksgiving. The celebration has evolved through the history of the United States, and is essentially a harvest festival that celebrates American foods. Turkeys are native to America, and they will feed a lot of people, so it was a natural idea to serve one when the whole family gets together, whether or not they were served at the Pilgrims' Thanksgiving feast. Take a few minutes to sit down and listen while Weird History Food talks turkey.