I trust you all had a very pleasant Thanksgiving holiday last week and I presume most of you have traditions that have been passed down through the generations and have morphed as families split and merge.
One tradition that remains very popular with most of the folks I know involves family and friends getting together for the big Thanksgiving meal. In our family, the host will provide the turkey and dressing and a side dish or two, while the guests will bring a favorite side dish or dessert. I must say, I was quite pleased with all the fixin’s at the table this year.
First and foremost, is the ‘Butter Ball’ turkey which roasted slowly in the oven. One guest was feeling adventurous and wanted to cook a ‘Rhode Island Red’ with the rotisserie grill on the patio, which worked out quite well since we had a very nice ‘Sherwood Flame.’ Since the grill was going, another guest insisted upon adding a ‘Blue Snake’ to the menu, and I was just happy that he had removed all of its ‘Blue Feathers’ before serving. By this time, I decided that it was time for something to drink and I added a ‘Lemon Twist’ for good flavor.
I also enjoyed a tasty ‘Heather Bun’ with dinner and although I thought the ‘Mushroom’ was ‘Just Dandy’, one guest had a bad reaction and was running from one end of the house to the other screaming something about being chased by a ‘Black Dragon.’
All in all, I think the meal was a great success and shortly after I ate my ‘Mint Truffle,’ I curled up on the couch like a ‘Fat Cat’ while my wife got out her ‘St. Mary’s Broom’ and insisted that she begin to clean up before she sat down on her ‘Golden Tuffet.’
I hope your holiday was a success as well.