Because, it's Tradition!
Today I did the grocery shopping, baked a sugar pumpkin, sweet potatoes, a loaf of peasant bread and will brine the turkey. For dinner tonight we are having hot dogs. I won't be doing any extra cooking if I don't have to.
Thanksgiving Menu 2012
Bacon wrapped roast turkey
Apple, bacon, sage dressing
Mashed potatoes and turkey giblet gravy
Sweet potato casserole
Cranberries with ginger and orange
Scratch made pumpkin pie (made with goat's milk)
Blue ribbon Texas Pecan pie
Chocolate pie (made with coconut milk and Ghiradelli dark chocolate)