Turkey (for) days

Since we just finished the last frozen scrappings of turkey in a questionable turkey curry last night, I thought it was high time to report back on our Third Annual Thanksgiving Extravaganza. All of the recipes can be found here.

As with any good Thanksgiving, I was up almost all night baking the night before… and even when the 11pm stark realization that I had no corn syrup of light OR dark variety prevented me from making the famous pecan pumpkin pie, I improvised with the pumpkin pie recipe on the Libby’s can (whew).

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Proof of me in the kitchen… Rajah did not help.

Domestic goddess.

Domestic goddess.

It was the most fantastic of Thanksgiving celebrations, here’s the proof:

The food:

Make Ahead Mash

Make Ahead Mash

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Seven layer salad, mac and cheese, baked camembert to dip and sweet potato casserole with caramelized pecans

 

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The table set with green chili corn bread and the main bird – along with our teapot of gravy!

 

Dessert spread including banofee pie, fruit tartlets, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting and pumpkin cheesecake dip

Dessert spread including banofee pie, fruit tartlets, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting and pumpkin cheesecake dip

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip!

 

Pumpkin pie with a little tribute to Wisconsin

Pumpkin pie with a little tribute to Wisconsin

The fun:

This was (allegedly) not planned...

This was (allegedly) not planned…

Baby's first thanksgiving!

Baby’s first thanksgiving!

Host and hostess selfie

Host and hostess selfie

and more selfies...

and more selfies…

more loving selfies

more loving selfies

so much love at this thanksgiving...

so much love at this thanksgiving…

and to top it all off, we played charades with cards against humanity... not for the sensitive folks out there.

and to top it all off, we played charades with cards against humanity… not for the sensitive folks out there.

Another fantastic Thanksgiving – again, a special thank you to our turkey caterer (Fait Maison), to all of my loving and wonderous guests, and to my main man and co-host.

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