Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

Just a quick post to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving!  We will be just three around the table this year, as our children are celebrating with in-laws, but a lovely relaxed day is one of my favorite things.  My table features my Grandma Rachel's wedding china, Heinrich H&C's Admiral with colors perfect for the season.  Bronze and burgundy mums add a late fall touch before our thoughts turn to Christmas decorating.
On the menu:  stuffed turkey rolls (from boned thighs), cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, green beans, yeast rolls, and a new-to-us cranberry compote that includes BACON! (How bad can it BE?)  For dessert, I've made a browned-butter pecan pie and mini chocolate chess pies, with lots of whipped cream available.
Enjoy your day and count your blessings!

2 comments:

  1. Tricia, happy to see your post pop up on my sidebar. I miss you!
    There were only four around our table. We had a lovely non-traditional meal and delightful conversation followed by an impromptu visit by my godson and his family in town from NYC. We got in a late afternoon walk, and our kitchen is clean and tidy. Yes, it was a perfect day!
    Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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  2. Small groups can be fun too. Enjoy those that are there with you at the table. The others will be back soon. Thanks for featuring your grandmother's china. I am sure those are cherished pieces.

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