27 November 2008

Thanksgiving 2008

Our Thanksgiving dinner 2008:

two little Indians
our harvest table
the centerpiece
my place setting
our menu with Thanksgiving artwork by The Princess

fruit salad with dressing
copper pennies (aka: marinated carrots)
roasted turkey

cornbread dressing

green bean casserole

sweet potato casserole

corn casserole

red cabbage and cranberries

macaroni and cheese

giblet gravy with mashed potatoes (potatoes not shown~oops!)


pumpkin pie

red velvet cake

Giving Thanks!


Kari said...

Thank you for not showing MY plate! =)

Betsy said...

Oooh...I love the last photo of your overflowing plate! Mine was very similar! Delish!

kari and kijsa said...

Yummmmm!!! Hope you had the most blessed Thanksgiving!! thank you so much for your sweet words!

kari & kijsa

Kayren, Pink Daisy Girl said...

Oops, your food is touching. I love how you took photos of all the decorations and foods. I've done large photos of food groupings before but not individuals, and I think this is a great idea. It will have to wait until next year, except that I can at least do Christmas that way.

I've read a few of your older posts as time has allowed, and I like your hair. Your story turned out much better than mine when I tried to color mine brown after a bad sun-in gone orange in 9th grade episode. I ended up black with a bluish shine when I tried to go back to brown. I'm a natural brown with redish highlights, and I wanted blonde...didn't go so well...and I've never crossed that path again.

nanatrish said...

Lora, this looks like a true feast! I wish I could have been there to taste a little of everything. I probably would not have been satisfied with a little, knowing me. This must have taken hours and hours and I know your family loved it. What special memories you are making. I love your new pictures. I hope you got some rest now and are getting ready for Christmas. I have asked my daughter for the Beth Moore new bible study about Esther. That is all I really want. I love listening to her and Joyce Meyer on the way back and forth from Atlanta. Later, luv ya, Trish

nanatrish said...

I forgot to tell you how wonderful your table center piece and artwork by Princess are. Just beautiful!!

KC said...

WOW.. everything looks great. Next year I'm eating at your place :)
Glad you had a wonderful Thanksgiving

Sharon said...

I can see I am going to have to check out some of your recipes. The bread rolls look amazing not to mention all your other dishes.

Jamie @ Purposeful Pursuit said...

It all looks so good...I have never heard of the kind of carrots you show...now I'm curious.

Nancy said...

What a beautiful table setting, and even after my weekend of feasting the food all looks DELICIOUS!

Lora said...

Thanks for all of your comments on our Thanksgiving table! I almost didn't show my plate, it was a little embarrassing-ha!

Sharon~I hate to admit it, but the only thing on our menu that wasn't made from scratch was the rolls:) We cheated this year and bought Sister Schubert's Parker House rolls from the freezer section at the store.

Jamie~that carrot recipe is my aunt's and it's so delicious! THe holidays just aren't the same without them for my family. The cooked-till-just-tender carrots are marinated in a mixture of vinegar, oil, tomato soup along with some seasonings and peppers and onions. If you'd like the recipe, I'll be happy to give it to you!