Harvesting festivals around the world are discussed at this website. They include not only Thanksgiving, but many lesser known festivals.
NativeTech: Indigenous Food and Traditional Recipes
This collection of recipes from our North American Native Indians or First Nation is an unique collection of hunting and harvesting food. Perhaps one or two of these dishes would compliment any harvest feast.
Back from the Ashes: Resurrecting the Vineyards of Pompeii
When we speak of Feasts and Holidays like Thanksgiving you must include wine. The elixir of life, wine from the Roman's to today is an important component of our celebrations. This article explores the history of wine in ancient Rome. Archeological evidence has been found that provides...
Indigenous Food Recipes
A few recipes that provide traditional cooking techniques for Whole Salmon, Wild Salad and Whole Roast Chicken and local apples. This site discusses the relationship of Indigenous food with the life cycle of Food Systems and the people who are trying to advance this philosophy and lifestyle.
Indigenous Blueberries from Maine
Many of our States in the USA have indigenous foods which have been harvested and added to local feasts and celebrations since Native Indians. This blog discusses wild Maine blueberries.
Australian Bush Foods
This is a commercial site that sells Australian Native Spice(s) to the general public. The unusual ingredients are so strange to my American palate that I just had to include this link in my list. I am particularly intrigued by the Ground Akudjura and the Wattleseed.
Slow Food Italy Tuscany Umbria
The slow food movement is composed of buying local produce from farmers close to your home, therefore reducing the carbon footprint required to transport food. It also is a style of cooking that prizes local produce above all others by asking us to buy what's in season. Fresh food is always...
A collection of traditional American recipes for Thanksgiving so we don't forget that many people coming to our homes want the comfort foods.The crab chowder is an interesting choice. In the early 1900's in New York, the chowder was the collective soup of the people. Whenever a gathering was...
Harvest Green Beans Recipe
Green Beans are an indigenous vegetable that deserves special attention. The necessary color- green- is a must have when you dress up the table with orange, roasted tans, cranberry purple, and white mashed potatoes. This is a wonderful recipe.
Thanksgiving Leftovers: Harvest Turkey Bread Salad Recipe
Harvest Feasts do not inform us about the leftovers, but you know our ancestors and Native Americans never let the food go to waste. Food was life. This source gives us 'modern folk' the opportunity to reuse and create a unique bread salad. Unusual.
A Harvest of Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes
Americans seem convinced that the potato is a food for the fat. I beg to disagree, and coming from immigrants who cultivated and sometimes only had potatoes to eat; my ancestry is living proof that potatoes are good. Many early immigrants that settled in North Dakota and Minnesota were from...
A Beautiful Harvest Centerpiece
This website shows you how to create a Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Soup is often crowded out of the Thanksgiving feast, but was a very important food source when times were lean and in the early days of our celebrations.