McKinnons Meat Market

Where Has The Goose Gone?

Christmas is coming,the geese are getting fat …—traditional nursery rhyme The Christmas goose. It’s mentioned in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” depicted (in its yet-to-be-plucked form) in the Norman Rockwell painting “Christmas Goose/Muggelton’s Stagecoach,” and was a mainstay of the holiday table in England from the time of Elizabeth I into the Victorian era (where […]