While Thanksgiving itself is a 400-year-old tradition, there are many aspects of the American holiday that give people warm and fuzzy feelings this time of year. Not only does Thanksgiving mean hot and delicious food, but it also means getting to spend the day with those you love the most.
Nostalgic Thanksgiving Traditions
Most families have their own Thanksgiving traditions they like to revisit from year to year.. Landing on the fourth Thursday of November every year, Thanksgiving 2022 this year falls on November 24th. If your family is seeking some new traditions, our Comfee’ team has selected our favorite Thanksgiving 2022 ideas!
1. Breaking the Turkey’s Wishbone
Did you know it is considered lucky in the American tradition to break the turkey’s wishbone? First, you’ll locate the turkey furcula bone after all of the turkey meat is removed. While you and your family indulge in your Thanksgiving celebration, set this bone aside in the oven to help it dry out.
Remember, you can’t break the bone if it is still damp and bendable! After dinner, dessert, and when everyone’s ready to head to bed, two members of the family will be chosen to participate in the breaking of the wishbone.
Both individuals will hold the wishbone with their pinky and pull. The bone will break into two parts; whoever has the larger portion is the one who gets to make a magical Thanksgiving wish!
2. Watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Even if you can’t be in New York to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in person, it’s a common American tradition to have the parade playing on the television. Families very rarely sit down to watch the entire parade from beginning to end. Instead, they have it playing in the background on TV while they go about their Thanksgiving day cooking, cleaning, and visiting.
3. Run a Turkey Trot
Turkey trots are marathons that individuals, families, and organizations can host for charitable reasons. Many families choose to sign up together for a Turkey Trot the morning of Thanksgiving to ensure their time is spent contributing to a good cause.
4. Watch A Football Game
This year, for Thanksgiving 2022, you can sit down to watch a football game between the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions, New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys, and the New England Patriots against the Minnesota Vikings! Most dads love and look forward to this tradition.
5. Brave the Crowds on Black Friday
As you probably know, Black Friday is when most American businesses choose to launch once-a-year unbeatable sales. Many families choose to head out to Black Friday shopping shortly after they finish eating their Thanksgiving dinner. It’s a great way to stock up on affordable Christmas gifts!
Cook a Traditional Thanksgiving Meal
Of course, the Thanksgiving tradition that almost every family participates in is cooking a traditional Thanksgiving meal. To bring extra cheer to your kitchen, Comfee’ appliances are designed to match your taste while helping you create mouthwatering holiday dishes.
Visit our site to take a look at our bestselling products! From air fryer toaster ovens, perfect for making anything from turkey to roasted potatoes, to our versatile pressure cookers, we have everything you need for a tasty and efficient Thanksgiving meal.