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11-09-2009, 03:18 PM
I am having turkey for my Thanksgiving but think my sis in law will be bringing the ham (my brother in law) lol what are you all having for Thanksgiving and MAY all of you have a HAPPY AND BLESSED THANKSGIVING <font color="ff0000"></font><font color="ff0000"></font><font color="ff0000"></font><font color="ff0000"></font><font color="ff0000"></font>
11-09-2009, 05:16 PM
<font color="0000ff">Kudo's to You and Yours also Thunderstuck!</font>
<font color="0000ff">The ritual is at the inlaws, Father in law has a huge turkey all cut up in a roaster, and another has rotisserie (sp) chicken! Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Squash, Sweet Potato's, 3-bean salad, Green Bean Casserole, Homeade dinner rolls, Pumpkin, Apple, Cherry pies, . . . . Geez, 17 days away and I'm FULL just thinkin' about it!</font>
<font color="0000ff">Gobble, . . . . Gobble!</font>
Ham is for Easter not Thanksgiving!
We have a big fat Turkey, stuffing, gravey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, dinner rolls, green bean casserole, pies pies and more pies and a BIG tray of either baked lasagne or Rigatoni.
11-09-2009, 07:32 PM
Yes I agree Ham is for Easter. We are going to The Lawrys Prime Rib Chicago for Thanksgiving.
I will be marking local trails thanksgiving AM working up a appetite.go home put on some maternity pants and start eating.but lets talk about the next day meal way better in my opinion.the white bread covered with mashed taters and stuffing and shredded turkey and gravy dumped over the works.oh I cant wait
11-09-2009, 08:33 PM
Whatever anyone else is cookin
11-09-2009, 10:42 PM
Never been a big fan of turkey so I usually grill steaks every year. Unfortunately, we have a bunch of family coming this year, so I suppose I'll just have to deal with turkey.
11-09-2009, 10:46 PM
Wild Turkey for me.....
11-09-2009, 10:58 PM
My father inlaw likes to have his giblet gravy, and oyster dressing. I stay away from that stuff, but I sure eat alot of the other food. He also likes his Lutfisk sp? Yeah!
11-10-2009, 07:46 AM
Going to Libertyville, Ill. for a huge turkey and some fun family time. Looking forward to getting out of Dodge for about a week. Love that Chicago traffic though, 24/7.
Deep fried turkey and a couple racks of ribs, along with mashed and sweet potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, other veggies, and football with a beer in hand!
11-10-2009, 01:35 PM
Last year I switched it up and went with stuffed pork chops and million different sides dishes and desserts.
11-10-2009, 02:08 PM
jroz, How can you even try to choke down a beer after all that food???
11-10-2009, 02:41 PM
Hey Brap, I grew up in Libertyville and now live in Gurnee. Where in Libertyville are you goin??
11-10-2009, 03:32 PM
Turkey and all the fixings. Turkey made in the Char Broil Big Easy. No oil and fantastic flavor. Cooked outside while sitting in the garage having drinks and hopefully watching it snow.
11-10-2009, 05:05 PM
Turkey. This year it will be smoked/magic cooked in the smoker.
11-10-2009, 05:34 PM
my brother in law and i start cooking at 7am with a bottle of tequila and lemons.by the time the bottle is gone its time for 2 or 3 pm dinner with all the fixins and needless to say we got the munchies pretty good by then
11-10-2009, 05:59 PM
I used to work at the Library in Houghton during college. They close down for Thanksgiving and throw a pot-luck Thanksgiving party for the staff and quite a few x-staff.
I have been returning every Thanksgiving since leaving 7 years ago. Great time... old friends, 8 am Screwdriver's, JELLO shots, watching the Pack beat up on the Lions, and of course getting back to Ho-town!
It's easy to choke down all that food...if you start drinking before you eat.
11-11-2009, 08:39 AM
Turkey n Ham are what we have every year, two weeks and counting, hope Gaylord has some snow for us to play in http://www.johndee.com/discuss/clipart/happy.gif
BKboats... the pics you shared of your smoked Turkey on FB I believed you mastered the smoker. http://www.johndee.com/discuss/clipart/happy.gif
God Bless you all for the Holidays!!
11-11-2009, 09:21 AM
Right down by all of the auto dealers on Milwaukee. It is at Milwaukee and Greentree Pkwy. Always fun over there. Cousins have lived there for ever. We just hate the Chicago traffic. It doesn't seem to matter if you get there at 2 AM or 2PM. But it's worth it.
11-11-2009, 09:28 AM
Ahhhh, great topic!!
Thanksgiving dinner is my FAVORITE meal to cook!
Turkey and ALL THE FIXIN'S! I always make 3 times what is necessary - just for the left overs! I make broth from the turkey bones to freeze to make turkey and noodles later on.
My 'rents are coming this year for the feast. Will be good family time!
GOD BLESS EVERYONE! Happy Thanksgiving MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
REV IT UPx3!
11-11-2009, 04:33 PM
The better part of a pack of Marlboro Reds...and half a can of Hormel chili con carne, I'm thinkin... Yeah? http://www.johndee.com/discuss/clipart/happy.gif
11-11-2009, 07:38 PM
Don't forget the SPAM! Yum Yum!
11-11-2009, 09:26 PM
OMG on the SPAM YUCK I'd rather eat raw oysters
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