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Offline RAB

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Thanksgiving Table
« on: November 24, 2010, 06:57:07 PM »
Thanksgiving will be at our house this year (all holidays rotate with DFs family--this year we do Thanksgiving.)
There will be 10 people in total.

Menu: 

Squash soup  (See AMG Fundraising Cookbook Thread)
Roasted Butter Herb Turkey
String Beans with Shallots
Yellow Beats w/ vinaigrette
Corn Bread Stuffing
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Banana-Yam Casserole  (we've never done this one before--should be interesting)

Dessert--DFs sister isn't saying, it's a "surprise"

I'm already drooling.   :P

Anyone else hosting Thanksgiving?

RAB   ;D

Offline Ravhyn

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Re: Thanksgiving Table
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2010, 07:20:10 PM »
This year I'm hosting Thanksgiving at my house.

Appetizers

Deviled Eggs
Meat Tray
Olive Tray
Cupcakes
Shrimp Platter

Dinner
Corn
Corn on the Cob
Green Beans with Bacon
Green Beans Casserole
Rolls
Turkey wrapped in bacon
Ham
Yams
Mashed Potatoes

Dessert
Peach Pie
Cherry Pie
Apple Pie
and accidently 3 pumpkin pies (was only meant to be two)
Chocolate Chip Cookies

Drinks
Punch
Grapejuice
Non Alcoholic Eggnog

Having my best friend and her four kids over, its her daughters first Thanksgiving and she has Stage 4 Cancer, Neuroblastoma so we really wanted to do it up and make it special.  I'm excited too about having my godson here, her youngest boy =) He's attached too my hip whenever he comes over.
April 2006 - Sero-Conversion
December 2009 - Diagnosed
Jan 2010- VL 3,800 CD4 152
Summer 2010 VL UD, CD4 over 200
September 2010 VL UD, CD4 324
March 2011 VL UD, CD4 477
May 2011 VL UD, 338

Offline mecch

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Re: Thanksgiving Table
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2010, 12:46:42 AM »
Impressive spreads!
I have only one American friend here, and he's bahhumbug about holidays. A few times I've gotten it together for a turkey.  Fresh, or frozen from Turkey, they cost an arm and a leg.  I think they are loss leaders in the US - cheaper to buy then they are to produce?  21 CH a kilo here for a small bird 5 kilo thats 100 CHF, or 100 USD.  For a 11-12 pound bird.

 I think I'll roast a chicken after work and watch a classic film.
“From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need” 1875 K Marx

Offline OneTampa

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Re: Thanksgiving Table
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2010, 09:47:01 AM »
I am making my world famous sweet potato pie with apple/cinnamon/nutmeg/brown&white sugar blend and bringing it as a take along.

I will also take my pre-recorded culinary raves complete with lip smacking sounds for my friend, who will inevitably ask while I am eating "Well how is the meal?  Do you like it?"  I will just reach over and press the "play button".   :D

Happy Thanksgiving Pumpkinos and Pumpkinas!   ;D
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Offline Razorbill

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Re: Thanksgiving Table
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2010, 09:49:49 AM »
I'm going to Mom's for a standard, delicious turkey dinner.  I'm bringing deviled eggs for an appetizer (my favorite!) and roasted root vegetables for the meal.  Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Offline Hoover

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Re: Thanksgiving Table
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2010, 10:54:40 AM »
Wow Meech,
I thought turkeys were expensive in Costa Rica, but they are half the price you would pay!
A 20 pound bird costs $90.00.... We picked up one that size for $6.00 this week....

This morning I have lots of meat to strip off bones and put away.
If only our dogs were with us!

Happy shopping day.
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01/06/10 - CD4 428  VL?
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