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(evgenyb/iStock/Getty Images) The food on our tables this holiday inspires gratitude for the American melting pot.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T hose of us who grew up watching the classic Charlie Brown cartoons remember well exactly what went wrong with poor Chuck’s Thanksgiving celebration. To be fair, the fellow was forced to invite a whole crew to dinner, despite his lack of culinary skill and adult supervision. But no excuses! His guests were right to be let down when they discovered that he and Snoopy had crafted a meal of popcorn, pretzels, toast, and jellybeans.

The moral of the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving story is that the holiday is about whom you celebrate with, not what you eat. But I think most of

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