Picks and Pans Review: Buzz Book
updated 11/21/2005 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 11/21/2005 AT 01:00 AM EST
•Entrées at the first harvest feast at Plymouth Colony in 1621: venison, waterfowl and (perhaps) turkey.
•Diners didn't fret about which fork to use; colonists and Warmpanoag guests had only "knives, spoons and fingers."
•In 1876, 13 years after Lincoln made Thanksgiving a national holiday, the first Thanksgiving Day college football game was held. Yale beat Princeton.
•The "fancy new food" on holiday tables in the 19th century: celery.