Get Cooking: Colombian Exchange — The Turkey

Of all the foods that the New World gave to the Old World as part of what we call The Colombian Exchange — maize, the potato and tomato, cacao, many squashes and beans, to name but a few — none were so readily accepted by Europe and lands beyond as our American fowl, the turkey, about which we think greatly this time of year. After Columbus, many foods made their way East, however their landing was marred by fear and superstition, allocation to the privileged only, and sometimes mere ignorance of how to cook and eat them.

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