Monday, January 30, 2012

Monthly Dinner - Nontraditional Thanksgiving

Our monthly dinner has resumed, thanks to the safe arrival of our newest member. Such a sweetie pie. Nontraditional Thanksgiving was the theme.

Deep-fried Cornish game hens

Candied mandarins with cranberries

Smoked Gouda mashed potatoes

Green bean casserole

Wild rice with apricot, cranberry, and pecans

Vegetable tarte tatin. (This contributed to me burning and blistering two of my fingers. Caramel is hot. Very, very hot.)

Roasted brussell sprouts with hazelnuts and pomegranate molasses

The newest member of the house - sweet Josephine

Mr. Host looking his fiercest.

Stay tuned for German food next month...
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  1. I am so glad you post pictures of the monthly meals, Lois tells me about them, but she never has pictures! Looks like a yummy meal! Oh, and Josephine, she is the cutest! Can't wait to meet her!

  2. So tell me honest, what's better? Traditional or non-traditional? I would venture a guess that traditional is better.

  3. Actually, if you add stuffing and corn casserole, I'd prefer the non-traditional. The meat makes no difference to me anyways and I reallllllly liked the yummy sides of this meal. My mouth is watering just thinking about it...

  4. Hi, me again. Just have to tell you, I made your bread recipe from way back in Oct (I think it was an apple bread braid thingy) Anyway, I just used the dough part and took out the sugar to make pizza dough. It was wonderful dough to work with. The pizza turned out yummy. So I copied it down and put it in my cute little recipe box on top of my fridge! Thanks.

  5. Yay! Isn't that a good recipe? It's so easy to roll out. I hate working with pizza dough that won't roll out :).

  6. I don't understand why you don't put some of the VERY BEST pictures in here.....(the masked host....yours truly....and stuff....) But I still love your blog of course