Why is turkey a traditional food?


Novice Foodie
So, I got into researching the history of Turkey, and this is a puzzler on my mind, and I could use your insights. 😬 Why exactly is turkey such a traditional food for holiday feasts? 🤔 I'm worried I might be missing out on some cultural or historical context. 🌍📜 Can anyone shed some light on this culinary tradition?
Turkey became a traditional holiday food due to its abundance, affordability, and status as a delicacy in North America. Early settlers found wild turkeys plentiful and easy to hunt, making them a practical choice for celebratory feasts. Over time, this tradition solidified, and today, turkey remains a staple of holiday gatherings. 😄