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  • Thanksgiving what did you have

    Hi and Happy Thanksgiving

    So what did you all eat? I had turkey with ham, Rice , Potatoe cheese and stuffing and dessert was pumpkin pie mmm mmm. Its good to be back home.

    Happy thanksgiving.

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    Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

    Went to the old folks home so...:

    Appetizer I made (sweet potato latkes with sour cream and caviar) along with pate and spicy crackers (Grandpa made). BTW: latkes, which I have been excited for for weeks went over really well!

    Then dinner it was at the old folks home so:
    pumpkin soup (so good), turkey, mashed tators, veggies (normal steamed ones), green bean casserole, grilled sweet potato, cranberry sauce, STUFFING with gravy (!!!! I might go and make some tomorrow with like a premade chicken for dinner. I like stuffing,gravy, and cranberry sauce a little too much), and a hunk of pumpkin pie.
    Last edited by knittingknerd; 11-23-2007, 05:11 AM.

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    • #3
      Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

      Went to my sister's house. 17 family present. My family goes all out for Thanksgiving, and I have to brag that our dinner was soooo good.....Everything totally homemade. Turkey with crispy skin, AWSOME stuffing, fluffy, rich, and buttery whipped potatos and turkey gravey, of course green bean casserole, candied yams, carrots and corn, and from scratch apple pie and pumpkin pie. (Applause to my twin sisters!)
      About 15 years ago I became responsible for baking and bringing over my grandmother's Irish soda bread. (I would be happy to share this wonderful recipe.) So my Thanksgiving mornings always start with me baking six loaves of Irish bread so that I can deliver it fresh and delectable to everyone's delight.

      Happy Thanksgiving

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      • #4
        Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

        Spinach dip, cheese spread, and veggies for appetizers

        Turkey, stuffing, real mashed potatoes (usually have packaged), broccoli and cheese casserole, pasta salad, jello casserole, and biscuits for dinner.

        Chocolate cake, pumpkin pie and cream puffs for dessert

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          Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

          we went to a buffet at a casino here in town, had traditional thanksgiving stuff, plus prime ribe and king crab legs, nummers!

          pumpkin cheesecake for dessert yay
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          • #6
            Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

            I had only little things this year.

            I made sure I grabbed a turkey leg to remind me of Disneyland. My mother make great Turkey legs, I have to say. I also had some green olives and cole slaw and then later my father made roasted pecans, in which were very yummy. Thoses roasted pecans went quick too.
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            • #7
              Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

              Turkey
              Stuffing
              yellow rice with pigeon peas, olives, and green peppers
              Yams
              Salad
              Ham
              Cranberry Sauce
              Cranberry relish ( it was good but had too much of an orange flavor)
              Mac and cheese

              To drink.
              sampled some blueberry wine, cranberry wine (talk about tarty woo doggieinch
              some spanish egg nog, and water.

              Yup sure seems like alot but I had a small serving of each.

              Didnt have room for dessert but i can make up for it today..
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              • #8
                Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                We had burgers and fries.
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                • #9
                  Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                  I went all out and made way too much food for just three people.

                  Turkey, with homemade stuffing, gravy, smashed potatoes, pecan candied yams, green bean casserole, lemon ginger honey glazed baby carrots, corn on the cob, butternut squash and it wouldn't be Thanksgiving without canned cranberry sauce.

                  Also made from scratch a delicious carmel apple pie and pumpkin pie. And a blueberry pie from a can.

                  I wish it were Thanksgiving more than once a year
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                  • #10
                    Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                    We had the normal turkey dinner. Turkey, potatos, gravy, stuffing, green beans (Not casserole :yuck:, rolls and my mother made candied yams. She loves those.

                    The pie was from costco though, but that's ok, I'm not into pumpkin pie anyway.

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                    • #11
                      Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                      squash stew
                      mashed potatoes
                      green beans
                      corn
                      stuffing
                      pumpkin and
                      custard pie

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                      • #12
                        Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                        Originally posted by I_luv_Disney View Post
                        Yup sure seems like alot but I had a small serving of each.
                        A small serving of each item is the key to my holiday eating strategy. I devised this about ten years ago after a Thanksgiving meal at which I ate so much that I was having trouble breathing. Sorta scared myself. I vowed that I would never do that to myself again.

                        I now practice what is known by our families as "Rick's Strategy". I take a half dollar size portion of each and everything that passes by me. I deny myself nothing, but I limit it to the small portion size. I end every holiday meal feeling that I have had a taste of everything but I also feel good about myself. As a bonus, I can also breathe! )
                        Rick

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                        • #13
                          Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                          Turkey dinner at Hook's Pointe:

                          Cesar salad
                          turkey
                          stuffing
                          mashed potatoes and gravy
                          steamed green beans
                          pumpkin tarts

                          Over all pretty good, but they use WAY too much garlic in their cooking for DH and my taste.

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                          • #14
                            Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                            I got Chinese takeout the night before to warm up.... sesame chicken & steamed rice.

                            I'm such a rebel.

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                              Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                              Originally posted by sunnygirl View Post
                              We had burgers and fries.
                              Wow thats awesome I wish we did that. maybe next year.

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                              • #16
                                Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                                We had smoked turkey, deep fried turkey, ham, dressing, mashed and sweet potatoes, several vegetables, and because we had several International college students at our house, we had posole and curry chicken. We had pecan pie, coconut pie, french apple pie and two chocolate pies! We had nearly 30 people at our house.
                                Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!!

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                                  Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                                  Originally posted by Rixter View Post

                                  I now practice what is known by our families as "Rick's Strategy". I take a half dollar size portion of each and everything that passes by me. I deny myself nothing, but I limit it to the small portion size. I end every holiday meal feeling that I have had a taste of everything but I also feel good about myself. As a bonus, I can also breathe! )
                                  That's a really smart thing to do!! Lets you sample everything without the misery!

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                                  • #18
                                    Re: Thanksgiving what did you have

                                    Originally posted by rex22 View Post
                                    Wow thats awesome I wish we did that. maybe next year.
                                    I never do the "traditional" thing on the holidays. For Thanksgiving I usually get Chinese or pizza or a burger. Same for Christmas.

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