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Monday, November 19, 2012

Cranberry sauce tops my list of favorite foods. Last year I made this:


And I've made this one for a couple years:

I finely chop brussel sprouts, squash, zucchini into little chunks and then I toss in some olive oil with just a VERY little bit of sea salt. Put it in the oven at 400 degrees, roast for about 20-30 minutes, check on them, flip them, and then roast for another 20 minutes until your desired degree of doneness. I like them a little crunchy and crispy. And they are so good!

This year I may even try Mashed Cauliflower but I'll probably have a baked potatoe instead. I love baked potatoes with sour cream & chives.
emoticon I still haven't developed a taste for sweet potato.

Amber has chosen ham for this Thanksgiving. Last year it was BBQ'd ribs for Thanksgiving AND Christmas. I don't eat meat so it didn't really make a difference to me one way or another. And she loves pumpkin pie.

I make a small 'tart size' rhubarb pie for myself. Amber doesn't like it and I certainly don't need to eat a whole pie.

Anyway, that seems to be the menu:

Baked Potato & Mashed Cauliflower
Green Salad with cranberries & apple chunks
Cranberry Sauce
Stuffing--can't forget that!
Pumpkin Pie
Rhubarb Tart

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GAYEMC 11/21/2012 2:41PM

    I love cranberry anything! Hagen Daz used to sell a cranberry sorbet during the holidays that was amazing but I haven't been able to find it the last few years.

I hope you and Amber have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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SIOBHANKNITS 11/21/2012 8:59AM

    Your meal sounds fantastic. I'm a huge rhubarb fan. We like mashed cauliflower, especially with a little goat cheese to add some flavor. The additions to blueberries to the cranberries also sounds delicious. Now I'm getting hungry!

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CJWORDPLAY 11/20/2012 11:16PM

    What a great idea to add blueberries to the cranberry sauce. Thanks for the recipe. And by the way - your menu sounds totally awesome. Can I invite myself over? emoticon

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BARBIE176 11/20/2012 10:11PM

    Everything sounds delicious and it sounds like you've got a plan for not over-eating. Thanks for the cranberry sauce recipe. I too love cranberry saunce. emoticon emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/20/2012 10:00PM

    Sounds delicious. I got about half of my food made today.

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NUTRON3 11/20/2012 8:56AM

    Sounds great!

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LIVINGFREE19 11/20/2012 7:04AM

    I'm not a meat either either, but the rest of it all sounds really good!

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JUSTLLAMA 11/20/2012 3:19AM

    It all sounds so yummy! My grandma used to make the grandkids tiny pies because so many of us couldn't agree on what we liked!

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NEW-CAZ 11/20/2012 2:56AM

    Sounds delishhhhhhhhhhh emoticon

I love the idea of adding blueberries to the traditional sauce, might try that for Christmas as we don't have Thanksgiving here in the UK. Thanks for the tip

Have a great day Michele emoticon

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