Ah, the Thanksgiving turkey. The very thought of it warms the hearts of many — while striking fear into the
hearts of those who are charged with getting it on the table stuffed, roasted, and carved to meet everyone's
Turkeys originated in North and Central America, and evidence indicates that they have been around for over 10 million years.
And now, Americans feast on approximately 535 million pounds of turkey on Thanksgiving... that means that more than 45 million
turkeys are cooked and eaten at this time. And since ninety percent of American homes eat turkey on Thanksgiving, we
want to bring you all the facts we can on shopping for and preparing the best Turkey possible for the holiday!