Friday, November 24, 2006

Turkey Lurkey

Yeah visitors!
Nevy, Burke, Maya and Kaleb (our next door neighbors in Austin) drove up to have Thanksgiving with us. They would have been our first visitors from Austin had Katharine and Joesph and co. not stopped by on the way to visit family two days earlier. Anyway, it has been fun to see everybody and our girls couldn't be happier.

Here's the menu (in hopes to lure more food loving friends and family to come visit us next thanksgiving or sooner):
wild mushroom sherried soup
honey basil carrots
chipotle pecan green beans
parker rolls
venison pork and bison pork sausage with sweet peppers and purple onions
rustic potatoes
red pear, almond and wild rice stuffing
Herb-Rubbed Turkey
and for sweetness sake, all from scratch
NY cheesecake
Tom's apple love nut pie
and pumpkin pie

At the end of it all even my eye balls felt chubby, and I swore myself to an anorexic life--which ended this morning with nutella laden pancakes. Before falling asleep last night Tom's last remark was a question--"Why did you have to make the kids dress like pilgrims and indians for dinner?" Anyone who knows my mom knows I was just following my enduringly bizarre genetic impulses.


Granda said...

"The Pilgrims and the Indians
Had a powwow a long time ago
The Pilgrims and the Indians
Wanted to have a party and so...
The Pilgrims and the Indians
Took some turkey and indian corn
They sat down and ate together and that was how
Thanksgiving was born."

We love you,
Granda and Eva

Tippettsfam said...

My kids would've loved dressing up like pilgrims... good idea sarah/sylvia!!! Menu sounds fab... we'll bring the jello next year ;)

Grant Skousen said...

Looks like a fun thanksgiving. A lot more room than at our house, and your kids dress up! Teenagers don't do well dressing up at our house. But mom did come in a pilgrim outfit so we had a little thanksgiving spirit.

Love you

Tippettsfam said...

i mis you tess happythaingcsgiveeing from elle

scsc said...

I'm thannkful for you SArah !
I'm thankful for you Tom !
I'm thankful for you Tess !
I'm thankful for you Adelle !

We missed you on Thanksgiving !
Love the pilgrim & Indian feast photos!
(As I always say -
Be Thankful !
Be Faithful !
Be Happy !
Love, Mom/Grandma LaLaLa

Heiderhead said...

Doesn't this meal seem to be missing some Mexican Coke? Cause I'm told you can go gourmet as you want but in the end one needs the real brew to be satisfied.

Keri said...

Okay Sue, sign us up for next year! We're on our way! It looks so lovely, you're a homemaker after my own heart! BUT THE FOOD! If we come for Valentines Day, would you just prepare us the same menu? I promise to wear a costume!

Love you, Keri