The first Thanksgiving back in 1621 lasted for three days. That must have been a lot of cooking! Did you know turkey was not the main dish at the first Thanksgiving? More likely, it was venison. Today, nearly 88 percent of Americans surveyed by the National Turkey Federation eat turkey at Thanksgiving.
Looking to cook the perfect turkey? Start by learning more about these tips from the Food Network
Still have questions? The Butterball hotline is a great resource. You can submit your question online or call them at 1-800-BUTTERBALL (800-288-8372).
Here are a few of our favorite Turkey Day recipes: