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Happy Thanksgiving From AntiquityNOW!


You may think that Canadians and Americans are the only ones celebrating this Thanksgiving, but there are many harvest festivals taking place all over the world this time of year. Click here to learn all about these different holidays!

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Happy Thanksgiving


It’s Turkey Day! If you’re looking for those last minute recipes to round out your meal, look no further. AntiquityNOW has dishes to delight all of your guests and each one comes with a fascinating past.

Turkey Sobaheg– Learn why we eat turkey on Thanksgiving.
Ham ‘n Hay with Beer– A twist on your traditional holiday ham.
Carrots with Arame– Seaweed for Thanksgiving? It’s delicious and nutritious!
Mayan Pumpkin Soup– A comfort food with a long history.
Pumpkin Pie– Go back 200 years for this tried and true recipe.


Happy Thanksgiving from AntiquityNOW!

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In between feasting and football, check out our previous posts on Thanksgiving and the foods we enjoy on this holiday!

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving?

turkeyWhy don’t we eat hot dogs on Thanksgiving? Or a seafood feast? Whether it’s roasted, smoked or fried, with cranberry sauce or smothered in gravy, turkey is synonymous with Thanksgiving in the United States and has even infiltrated various other Thanksgiving feasts around the world. Today, we’re bringing you some fun facts about why turkey is the main food for this holiday and sharing a recipe for Turkey Sobaheg, a turkey stew that has been cooked by the Wampanoag Native American tribe for centuries. Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Roasted Leeks and Apples: A Thanksgiving Savory and Sweet

leeksThis modern dish is a delightful savory and sweet combination that uses two popular ingredients: leeks and apples. It can be served as a side dish to any entrée.

The leek and apple have nourished people for thousands of years. Both have been cultivated across the world and enriched our mythology and literature with symbolism. Continue reading

When Holidays Collide and Facebook Rules: Hanukkah + Thanksgiving = Thanksgivukkah

ThanksgivikkahTonight’s sundown marks the start of one of the most confusing holidays to spell – Hanukkah! Or Chanukah. Or Chanukkah. But that’s not all. For the first time since 1888, and not to be repeated for 79,043 years, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday each November in the United States, occur on the same day. Some verbal wits on social media have dubbed this very rare occurrence as …drum roll…”Hanu-giving.” Others are calling it “Thanksgivukkah.” Whatever the favorite, at least it has 79,043 years to catch on. Continue reading