You say you are planning an authentic Thanksgiving feast on the 26th? Well, just be sure you get all the sand out of the clams.
Obviously, an authentic Edmonds Thanksgiving dinner must be built around little neck clams.
How many turkeys do you think were strutting up and down the beach the day George Brackett sought refuge from winds which threatened to overturn his canoe during a timber-scouting expedition in 1890? Zero would be a good guess.