Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Eating Turkey and Snarfing Down Pie

Today's post will be the last of the week, so I thought I'd make it a fun one!  Woo hoo!  So today I want to know how YOU celebrate Thanksgiving.

--Do you eat turkey?
--Do you eat tofu turkey?
--Do you buy your turkey from a grocery store, a farm, raise your own, hit one with a car?
--Are you one of those people who sticks a frozen turkey in one of those deep fryers and sets his garage on fire?
--What's your favorite pie?
--Boxed mashed potatoes or homemade?
--same question for stuffing...
--Does your cranberry sauce look like a tube?
--Do you eat green bean casserole, and if so how?  Blech!
--Is it a big multi-family (or extended family) affair at your house?
--Do you travel across country or down the road?
--Are you dreading seeing your in-laws this Thursday?
--Do you watch the Macy's parade?
--How about the football game?

Inquiring minds must know!!

As for me, Gorgeous, our two boys, and I will be going to my sister's house in Boondocksville.  So, we won't be traveling cross-country, but it's not exactly down the road, either.  Our turkey will have probably come from a grocery store (I don't think my BIL hit any with his car).  It will be a small affair with just my family, my parents, my sister's family, and my BIL's parents.  Yes, football will most likely be watched (not by me, though).  

Everything will most likely be homemade, except for the tubular cranberry sauce.  After all, that canned stuff is better than the real version any day! :)  

I'm looking forward to eating the pumpkin pie (my favorite!), though I'll personally be bringing a caramel apple cream cheese pie.

And no, my BIL is NOT one of those crazy fools who puts a frozen turkey in boiling oil.

So, that's what I'll be doing this Thursday!  How about you?

Have a happy Thanksgiving, everyone!


  1. Whoa! Lot of questions. :D

    --Grocery store.
    --Nope! LOL.
    --Mmm, apple.
    --Homemade--I love stuffing. :D
    --No, just me and my mom. :)
    --Watched it once, got bored.
    --Don't watch sports . . .

    Have a Happy Thanksgiving! :)

  2. Dinner with my parents, sister, hubby, and daughter--one block away. Nothing fancy, but a good turkey dinner. Real homemade stuffing tho, yum. Oh yeah, gotta have that tubular cranberry sauce. No ooky little berries in there cluttering it up!

  3. We're all vegetarians in my house so we cook something different every year on the holiday. We do nothing like turkey or even resembling turkey because it upsets us all. But we definitely do mashed potatoes, homemade, because quality is important.

    This year I'll probably make pastries with yummy veggie fillings. I like making different variety fillings so everyone can choose at random and see what they get.


  4. I see my in-laws pretty much all the time. As long as little guy is healthy enough tomorrow, I won't be seeing them on Thanksgiving. Handsome and I will have turkey tenderloins, cranberry sauce (haven't decided on can or stove yet), stuffing from a box, sweet potatoes for me and regular potatoes for Handsome, and whatever else I decide to cook. Macy's parade is fun, but if I miss it, I don't care. Don't know what sort of pie we'll have, but I'd say favorite might be chess pie. And I'll pass on the sports. Whatever time I have not spent in cooking or eating will probably be spent with writing.

  5. I'm not American, BUT this year I'm going to a Thanksgiving lunch on Saturday at the house of an American woman who married an Italian man... will let you know how this cross-culture lunch goes! :-D

  6. Golden Eagle--I'm glad to see you're not one of those people swept away by green bean casseroles. For some reason, everyone in my family loves it! Blech! Blech! BLECH!

    Carol--That sounds so nice! I love small gatherings like that.

    Jai--I must admit I'd have a hard time with your particular diet. I'm extremely picky about my veggies. I prefer most raw. However, those pastries you describe do sound quite scrumptious!

    Jaleh--Mmmm...sweet potatoes! They are my favorite! But I don't have any idea what chess pie is.

    Barb--That sounds so neat! Have fun! And yes, be sure to let me know! :D

    Have a great Thanksgiving, everyone!


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