Thanksgiving 2015

28 Nov


Thanksgiving 2015 was a small and lovely gathering of 3.

I spatchcocked a chicken (no turkey this year), made Smitten Kitchen’s decadent Cauliflower Cheese, roasted some delicata squash and sautéed brussels sprouts. For dessert, we feasted on homemade pumpkin pie from Joy the Baker’s Homemade Decadence cookbook, hand-whisked soft whipped cream and coffee cake.

To entertain ourselves and help us digest between dinner and dessert courses, we played Guitar Hero and watched Nathan for You. A great evening indeed.

Thank you, Thanksgiving, for letting me have the day off to do what I love most, cook delicious food and spend time with my favorite people!


The Cauliflower Cheese, with chopped thyme and tarragon from my windowsill “garden”


I love sides. My favorite part of most meals.

Delicata squash with roasted seeds, red onion and cranberries in a tarragon-maple-mustard dressing; sautéed brussels sprouts with balsamic, honey and soy sauce; Cauliflower Cheese


Homemade pumpkin pie with soft whipped cream


One Response to “Thanksgiving 2015”


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