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Thanksgiving books, films focus on food, gratitude, sports – Manistee News Advocate

Summary

Manistee County Library has six locations to serve patrons throughout the county. The website, manisteelibrary.org has hours of operation and an online catalog. Our staff wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving and looks forward to assisting you. 

History.com shows the only reference to a week-long feast including members of the Wampanoag tribe and settlers in Plymouth, Massachusetts took place in 1620. This information was found in a letter from Edward Winslow, an English settler.

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Manistee County Library has six locations to serve patrons throughout the county. The website, manisteelibrary.org has hours of operation and an online catalog. Our staff wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving and looks forward to assisting you. 

History.com shows the only reference to a week-long feast including members of the Wampanoag tribe and settlers in Plymouth, Massachusetts took place in 1620. This information was found in a letter from Edward Winslow, an English settler.

• “Thanksgiving: Biography of an American Holiday” by James Baker provides historical background for the holiday. 


• Children may enjoy “Thanksgiving” by David Marx. The food at this feast would have included seafood, venison, fowl and fruits and vegetables from the first harvest. 

• Today our Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated in many ways. To get started on the feast, Ina Garten’s “Make It Ahead: a Barefoot Contessa Cookbook” provides recipes with timetables to better prepare for the holiday season. It also includes many Thanksgiving recipes. 

• “Beautiful Boards: 50 Amazing Snack Boards For Any Occasion” by Maegan Brown will upgrade snacking during the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the football game. Learn how to create visual food displays with a wide variety of ingredients. 

• “Dips and Spreads: 46 Gorgeous and Good-For-You Recipes” by Dawn Yanagihara allows you to whip up tasty, healthy options inspired by other cultures. 

• “The Harvest Baker: Sweet and Savory Baked Good Make with Fresh Vegetables and Herbs” by Ken Haedrich is a wonderful resource for all kinds of delectable treats. Combining fresh ingredients with staples such as cheese and sausage, you’ll find many new favorites among these recipes. 

• “Wild Game Instant Pot Cookbook: Simple and Delicious Ways to Prepare Venison, Turkey, Pheasant, Duck and Other Small Game” by Beverly Hudson is a treasure trove of ideas no matter what the hunter brings home. With ideas for any meal, appetizers, soups or entrees, this book allows the cook to create quick, easy, flavorful meals.

• Since football has become a Thanksgiving staple for many, these titles will illustrate the importance of the game in our culture. “Art of Football: The Early Game in the Golden Age of Illustration” by Michael Oriard compiles the early artwork that provides a history of the game. Using images by artists Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, among others, the reader will see how football developed as a grueling spectator sport. 

• “Games That Changed the Game: the Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays” …….

Source: https://www.manisteenews.com/local-news/article/Thanksgiving-books-films-focus-on-food-16626285.php