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Three Facts About Thanksgiving Dinner To Share With Your Family That Will Make You Sound Educated

Thanksgiving is coming up in two days and maybe you have a family member that always doubts your intelligence. It could be an older or younger sibling who for years has referred to you as the idiot of the family. Well not this year. This Thursday as you're sitting around the table or watching the game. Amaze your family and silence the naysayer with these three facts about Thanksgiving that are guaranteed to make sound like a Turkey Day historian. Or someone who watches a lot of Jeopardy.


Almost 88% of Americans will eat turkey on Thanksgiving. It's believed that there's no other day of the year where one food is so widely and universally eaten. This is why turkey's gobble more when the month of October begins. It's not because they are afraid of ghost and goblins. They're scared because they can feel the ovens starting to warm up.



Not everyone will eat a home-cooked Thanksgiving meal. About 14 million Americans,approximately 5% of the country, will eat at a restaurant. If you were wondering why some restaurants stay open on Thanksgiving, this is why--they can make money.

Post Turkey Day FYI - Rudy's Bar-B-Q is doing a Black Friday Breakfast Taco Giveaway from 8am to 10am on November 25th. Just show your Black Friday store receipt at any participating Rudy’s Bar-B-Q store and receive one free brisket and egg breakfast taco (limit one per guest).



Pumpkin pies are the best selling type of pie at Thanksgiving. Apple pie is the second most popular with Chocolate pies coming in at third. I'm a do love me some pumpkin, apple and chocolate pies. But the pies that steals my heart on Turkey day is Pecan pie.


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