Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Meal No. 1691: Thanksgiving 2016

This year's intimate gathering around the kitchen table for seven of us was yet another special and memorable Thanksgiving holiday. The turkey breast was exceptionally tender but everything on our high-piled plates was darned tasty. Good food, good friends, laughter, and the dreadfully unexpected appearance of a sad pancake...but we feasted well and finished glad that it's only a month until the Christmas Eve Eve repeat of this fine meal.

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Layered Green Bean Casserole
(beautiful serving dish holder: gift of The Lloyds!)

Herb-Roasted Breast of Turkey

Apple & Bacon Stuffing

All of the Above
plus sweet potato casserole

"Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast," Betty Crocker: Holiday Entrées, Sides, Brunches, & More, November 2001, p. 22-23.

"Beef Tenderloin in Wine Sauce" (p. 296) and "Spicy Horseradish Sauce" (p. 295), from The All-New Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook. Compiled and Edited by Julie Fisher Gunter. Oxmoor Press (2006).

"Layered Green Bean Casserole," from my sister Allison in Rossville, Indiana.

"Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping," from Southern Living Slow-Cooker Cookbook,  (Oxmoor House, 2006), p. 234-235.

"Cornbread Stuffing with Apples and Bacon," from David Venable. Found online.

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