[Sca-cooks] My Big Fat Weird Thanksgiving
kiridono at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 05:31:44 PST 2008
Yeah, we kinda listened to those tiny voices...though not with the dire
results of your experience. We spent the day together and cooked our dinner
together. The apple brined turkey was marvelous! As we only did a turkey
breast, the juices that it produced really weren't enough to use for
basting, so we used some of the apple juice to baste it with. We also did a
Catalan version of spinach...almond milk, fontina cheese and raisins...and a
bulgar wheat dish done with oranges and garnished with slivered almonds. I
did make the cranberry chutney using the Splenda/sugar combination and it
came out very well. Also, we used the same stuff to make a cardamom
buttermilk pie...also came out very well. All in all, it was a great day.
With Phillip's travel, we don't often get to cook together much anymore
except when we're cooking a feast, so this was loads of fun!!
On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 12:01 AM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius <
adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:
> Hullo, the list!
> I guess there's no moral to this rather non-linear tale, but if there has
> to be one, I suppose it is that you sometimes need to listen to those
> voices, and above all, to make sure to spend quality time, while you can,
> with your loved ones, both those with whom you share a name, blood, and
> genes, and the ones you simply choose as friends. And don't sweat the small
> stuff, just be sure you know the difference between the small stuff and the
> big stuff.
> As Tiny Tim says, G-d bless us, every one, and have a joyous remainder of
> your holiday!
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