I’m recovering from having eaten two Thanksgiving dinners in two days. Which was better? Let’s take a vote. Here they are, side by side:
Both plates have turkey with gravy in the middle and cranberry sauce on top. Going clockwise from the sauce, the plate on the left contains: sweet potato squares (made with cream and cinnamon), stuffing with sausage, more stuffing without sausage, brussel sprouts with hazelnuts and blue cheese, and roasted vegetables. YUM! The plate on the right contains: stuffing, sweet potatoes with a maple-pecan topping, organic yukon gold mashed potatoes, a slice of “lentil loaf,” and one lone brussel sprout. ALSO YUM!
A note on brussel sprouts: I’m not a fan of brussel sprouts. The reason why I took three of them on Day 1 is because I was sitting next to the woman who made them and didn’t want to offend her. The reason why I even bothered to take one of them on Day 2 is because I wanted to have them represented in the photo.
As for why I attended two Thanksgiving feasts, let’s just say it was an extra festive holiday with lots of friends and family. (Unfortunately, at one of the events, I actually had a woman ASK me to stop talking about baseball. Can you believe that?! Time for some new friends. Well, it was the cousin of a friend, but still…)