We usually eat round 4pm on holidays so we aren't going to bed on fuller than normal stomachs! Plus it gives us time to digest, and wait for dessert~
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16,762 11/20/13 9:53 P
I grew up eating around 3 or so and that's when I try to have the meal ready when I'm cooking (which I'm doing this year). I remember the first year I had Thanksgiving at my former in-laws, we didn't eat until 6 (their normal dinner time). I was used to eating around 3 so I had done what I normally do which was to eat a light brunch and then not eat again until dinner. By the time we ate that day, I was so hungry I was ready to eat the table leg! Needless to say now when I go to someone else's house for Thanksgiving, I always ask what time dinner will be served.
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11/20/13 2:35 P
Thanksgiving dinner at my aunt's house is determined by when the turkey went in the oven. Since she doesn't want to get up that early to put the turkey in, we generally eat around 5 or so. If you want to have the meal earlier, ask the host what tasks you can take on so that it can happen that way.
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11/20/13 2:16 P
I prefer to have the main Thanksgiving meal around noon and then everyone can relax. The evening meal can just be leftovers.
If we are going to someone else's home for the meal, we kind of have to have the meal when the host says. Sometimes that time is weird to us- like eating a full meal in mid-afternoon. I think that if you are the host or someone who the group will wish to accommodate then you will have the most input on the time. You can ask to meet earlier but it might be kind of late this year to get the time changed if everyone has already been planning on eating at 7 or 8 PM that day. They may have plans that would keep them from doing it earlier by this point. I would talk to them all about the next holiday gathering and offer to host or make an important part of the meal and then lobby for your preferred meal time.
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2,116 11/20/13 10:36 A
Just wondering what time your Thanksgiving meal will take place? For the past few years I have been eating a very late and heavy meal (7 p.m. - 8 p.m.) with family members, and I have had no choice in the time. I would love to convince them to have the meal earlier, but how?? Thanks for any help you can give me!
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