November 22, 2013 | Nation
Regional recipes for a local foods Thanksgiving
Story by Bridget Shirvell — The first Thanksgiving started as a harvest celebration that lasted for three days and consisted of deer, corn and shellfish, local food from within 100 miles of Plymouth, Mass. Nearly four centuries later, it’s almost easier to fix a meal with food from 1,000 miles away than 100. But creating a meal from local foods only is possible. We asked what 100-mile Thanksgiving recipes look like in your part of your country. Here are some of your responses. Read the full story. View a Printable Version.
While the main ingredients in these recipes come from within 100 miles of our chefs, some secondary ingredients, like olive oil, may come from abroad.