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The History of Thanksgiving Food, from the First Venison to Your Modern Day Table

The History of Thanksgiving Food, from the First Venison to Your Modern Day Table

Why do we eat what we eat on this day? Food historian and writer Sandy Oliver takes us back to the beginning, and we hear from you about what makes your Thanksgiving table unique. 

For Some Native Americans, Rethinking an American Holiday

One chef is reclaiming Thanksgiving for Native Americans like himself, with a focus on Native foods.

The Evolution of American Food

A look at the ways in which Americans’ relationship with food has changed over the past couple of decades.

Guests:

Sandy Oliver

Sean Sherman 

Kara Miller

Maritza Lopez

Gadriel Rivera

Mikki Kendall

Edward Lee

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