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Abigail Adams Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Being from Massachusetts and a descendant of John White, who came over on the Mayflower to avoid religious persecution in England, I am very nostalgic around Thanksgiving. I wonder what really happened in those early days of escape to a new world but what I  do know is this.    After a late fall start, the Mayflower set sail from England and landed at Plymouth Rock, in Plymouth Massachusetts just before Christmas on December 21, 1620. There is an actual holiday to celebrate and commemorate this great day called Forefathers Day, which is largely celebrated in New England but only first celebrated in 1769, a long time after the landing of the Mayflower. Such a magnanimous event needed celebrating and I am one Pilgrim ...

Posted on March 25, 2014 and filed under Desserts, Holiday, Pies.