Let's Talk Turkey | With Ella McRitchie

Ella McRitchie  - Brian Kelly / Bainbridge Island Review
Ella McRitchie
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The Review visited Wilkes and Ordway elementaries to talk turkey — and Thanksgiving — with some of Bainbridge’s youngest students.

Ella McRitchie

First-grader, 7

What did the Pilgrims do after they got here?

"The Native Americans taught them how to plant things and then they moved to a different island with their friends."

What did they have at their first Thanksgiving?

"They had turkey, deer."

How do you cook a deer?

"You cut the skin off, if it's a boy. Then you would get the meat and then you would put it in the oven."

How long does it take to cook a deer in an oven?

"About five hours."

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