Ten days and counting until that most gluttonous of holidays: Thanksgiving. I can feel the food coma lurking around corners, behind furniture, following me everywhere I go. It will catch me. It'll catch you, too. Here are 17 things you might not have known about traditional Thanksgiving foodstuffs, with a slight bias toward turkey (because duh) and potatoes, because holy moly, the history of the potato is actually really, really interesting.