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Wild turkey, on the rocks?

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Much we believe about turkeys is not true.

Myth No. 1: They were served at the “first Thanksgiving” feast in Plymouth, Mass. There’s no evidence for that.

The Plymouth Colony governor, an observer wrote, “sent foure men on fowling” for the dinner. Fowling is an Old English reference to waterfowl. So ducks and geese were probably on the menu, not turkey.

Myth No. 2: Benjamin Franklin proposed that the wild turkey become the national symbol. He did call the bald…

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