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Crunch Time/Stomach Training

I'm pretty sure there has already been a topic on this in the past; but with so many new Serious Eaters coming and going I thought that since we're under a week away from the BIG DAY, I'd like to know what you eat to prepare yourself for Thanksgiving. For example: I'm the youngest of 7 kids and we always bought a pound each of purple grapes the day before Thanksgiving. We'd eat our grapes the night before to 'stretch out' our stomachs for the special eating event to come. We don't know if it actually worked, it probably didn't, but tradition is tradition.

Do you fast? Eat salads for a week? Purify yourself before you embark upon the great turkey dismantling? Or do you forcefeed yourself to make eating a lot a normal thing for your body?

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