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Thanksgiving Eve in the North End, 1910


What was Thanksgiving like in the North End in 1910? James Pasto finds an article describing just that.

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An Italian Thanksgiving Dinner


Thanksgiving and ravioli! Not Thanksgiving and Turkey, but Thanksgiving and ravioli: homemade ravioli; my father’s homemade ravioli. I remember that he would start to make them a few days before the holiday. I can still see the flour, eggs, water and other ingredients spread out on the kitchen table. I can see him mixing the dough, rolling it out, and then cutting it into sections to be filled with the cheese he had prepared. His ravioli were huge, and they were delicious. If you are like me and millions of Italian Americans (not just from the North End) your Thanksgiving ...

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