Gobble Gobble! Thanksgiving 2013

Gobble Gobble! Thanksgiving 2013
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I love planning a big meal, cooking, and sharing good food with good company. What more can one ask for on Turkey Day? Last year, I did this. This year, I fed 7 people including myself, and I was really happy with what I came up with :) Thanks Adam for handling the turkey from start to finish - it was one of the best I've ever had. And thanks everyone for bringing dessert - they were all so amazing!

Now, feast your eyes!

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It's a Thanksgiving tradition for us to start with some cheese and crackers, some good Italian cured meats and olives from Alleva which is our favorite Italian store in the city.

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(The lighting was pretty bad where we set up the serving table so the photos turned out pretty sad - sorry about that! I also didn't want to fuss around with my photos while my guests were waiting to dig in!)

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Alex was so creative and made these amazing cupcakes in jars! She really went all out with the packaging too! DEE-LISH!

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There was also the Crack Pie from Momofuka Milk Bar, and Petra's homemade apple pie!

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Our landlord upstairs was so kind and gave us a homemade cheesecake that everyone enjoyed.

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After dessert, we all sat on the couch and needed a rest from consuming all the good food. While a few decided that it was time to head home, other stayed and we played a couple of games and had a few more drinks before the night ended. It was a great Thanksgiving, and I was so blessed and happy that I was able to celebrate this day with some of my favorite people. Hope your Thanksgiving was just as amazing as mine was :)

Until next time!