Thankgiving!

Ciao!

Our massive Italian Thanksgiving was a huge success. As all the locals predicted, it snowed that Saturday morning, making me think that winter is going to be pretty punctual this year. There were about 28 people in attendance at our boss’ lovely country house – it was very rustic and warm, perfect for our Turkey Day theme.

Snowy view from my balcony
Snowy view from my balcony

Here are some of the photos, but there’s no way I can fully get across just how much food there was that day. The turkey was 6 or 7 kilos, to start (so at least 13 pounds). We then had sweet potatoes with walnuts and gorgonzola; home-made bread and biscuits; green-bean casserole; two types of stuffing; brussel sprouts with pancetta and apple; some typical Cremaschi dishes; baked fennel; mashed potatoes; gravy. And then let’s not even talk about dessert (cheesecakes, sweet potato pie, fruit salad, etc).

the folla (herd) at the table
the folla (herd) at the table
let's not forget the desserts
let’s not forget the desserts
side-dishes forever
side-dishes forever
blurry mashed 'taters and a foiled turkey
blurry mashed ‘taters and a foiled turkey
gobble gobble
gobble gobble
homemade biscuits!
homemade biscuits!
carving the turkey and looking fab.
carving the turkey and looking fab.
rush to get at the food
rush to get at the food

Now I understand why the original Thanksgiving lasted three days.

alla prossima!

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