Today starts the Thanksgiving week! So waiting for the 26th November, Thanksgiving Day, here are 8 things you need to know about Thanksgiving celebration and traditions.
Thanksgiving Day is celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of November since 1621 and it became a national holiday thanks to President Abraham Lincoln in 1863.
All over United States people celebrate Thanksgiving Day to remember the first time Pilgrim Fathers of Plymouth gave thanks to the Lord for a bountiful harvest after a year of sickness and scarcity, helped by the Indians.
Thanksgiving is not Thanksgiving without a turkey, which is vital on Thanksgiving dinner. Every granmother has its own secret recipe and each year it’s important to award the best one in the market!
4. Red like Cranberries
Jelly, caramelized, juice or sauce. Cranberries are always present on Thanksgiving.
5. Pumpkin or peacan? That is the question!
When the fourth day of November comes, you need to be prepared! If you don’t know which one to cook, then prepare both! But don’t forget the cream on top!
The traditional football match on Thanksgiving day is a way to reunite all the family in the living room… More than a delicious dinner!
7. Black Friday
What to do the day after giving thanks? Well, go shopping! American sales start the following day at midnight and it’s tipically called Black Friday because of the thousand of people who overcrowed the shops with those crazy sales.
8. Thanksgiving Music
People usually sing traditional songs all together when it’s Thanksgiving! If you can’t sing or if nobody is playing for you that day, we give you that music you need! Download this free mp3 and play it during Thanksgiving time. The song is called “All Around the Table”, from the album Thanksgiving 2015, a collection of all the greatest classical and traditional Thanksgiving music of all times to make your 26th November 2015 one of the most beautiful day of the year!