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Thanksgiving Would Be Nothing Without Spices

Think your Thanksgiving is as American as pumpkin pie? Not so fast. Food historian Jack Turner explains to Andrea Seabrook how plants like cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg made their way around the world onto our dinner plates.

Jack Turner is the author of Spice: The History of a Temptation.

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