Check out a couple recipes, try a cocktail, and some stories from the natural world that makes the Adirondacks so unique at this time of year.
It’s best to start with a cocktail. Kim and Pam Ladd, founders of the BARRED! Adirondack Cocktail Contest, are two folks who know cocktails. They put together a few Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes.
Cranberries, are always a favorite. Ever wonder How Cranberries Get Their Color? Paul Hetzler’s piece All About Cranberries is your an all around primer on the native berry. Also try Annette Nielsen’s Adirondack Cranberry Compote.
In Wild Turkeys Were Once Rare, Ellen Rathbone wrote about the history of the local bird, and her encounters with them. Wild turkeys are an Almanack favorite, and you can read our many stories about them here.
If adventure is your thing, bushwacker Dan Crane has Thanksgiving Thanks For The Adirondack Park.
And finally, you can always find good reading about the Adirondacks, including links to all of the deeper stories published at Adirondack Explorer in our weekly round-ups of Adirondack News and at The Adirondacks Around The Web This Week.
Photo of male wild turkey courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology.