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MissMillie

(38,735 posts)
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 11:07 AM Nov 2021

Thanksgiving food.... what's your favorite?

I'm aware that Thanksgiving meals differ by geographic region.

Families have their own traditions. My mom used to make sure we all had our favorite vegetable and we all had our favorite pie. Thank goodness there was some overlap, otherwise she would have needed 4 or 5 stove tops to pull it off.


20 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Turkey
3 (15%)
stuffing/dressing
15 (75%)
squash/sweet potato
0 (0%)
rolls/bread
0 (0%)
cranberry
1 (5%)
green bean (casserole)
1 (5%)
taters/gravy
0 (0%)
pie (tell us which one)
0 (0%)
I don't celebrate
0 (0%)
Rob is a dingbat
0 (0%)
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Thanksgiving food.... what's your favorite? (Original Post) MissMillie Nov 2021 OP
anything but green bean cassarole which isnt even allowed in my house samnsara Nov 2021 #1
Never tasted "Rob is a dingbat" Heartstrings Nov 2021 #2
Never tasted but continually missed. Here's to a good T'Giving to a long missing Rob, the dingbat hlthe2b Nov 2021 #9
In honor of Rob I'll cast my vote for stuffing. Heartstrings Nov 2021 #12
I am happy to see Rob back in our polls. nt yellowdogintexas Nov 2021 #23
Lemon meringue. nt doc03 Nov 2021 #3
I love oyster dressing EYESORE 9001 Nov 2021 #4
That sounds good. Elessar Zappa Nov 2021 #11
Going to have my mom's excellent Southern dressing today. Haggard Celine Nov 2021 #5
Leftovers for sure. LakeArenal Nov 2021 #6
Pumpkin pie 🥧 evemac Nov 2021 #7
Cornbread oyster dressing d_r Nov 2021 #8
Stuffing with turkey gravy on top. Elessar Zappa Nov 2021 #10
That's my vote too! (nt) Hugh_Lebowski Nov 2021 #14
Same here. The stuffing needs plenty of sage. Patterson Nov 2021 #22
Real cranberries not the fake jelly kind... MiHale Nov 2021 #13
Pie. Not pumpkin or pecan. MontanaMama Nov 2021 #15
I'm making pecan, apple and peach TexasBushwhacker Nov 2021 #17
Hey! Yes. Way too sweet. MontanaMama Nov 2021 #18
My mom's cherry Jell-O. OilemFirchen Nov 2021 #16
I do like turkey... electric_blue68 Nov 2021 #19
A spiced Pumpkin Pie. Fla Dem Nov 2021 #20
Yes NotASurfer Nov 2021 #21
My absolute favorite pie is Coconut Cream yellowdogintexas Nov 2021 #24

hlthe2b

(103,319 posts)
9. Never tasted but continually missed. Here's to a good T'Giving to a long missing Rob, the dingbat
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 11:32 AM
Nov 2021



Oh, and Thanksgiving is not Thanksgiving without turkey, but really? Not exactly the best part of the meal (although I'm happy to use the leftovers afterward)...

Most of the sides, which vary, are my favorite. I'm not a big pie person, but I will still sample a little bit. Too much supersweet (yet delicious) pecan pie can send me into a coma, though.

Heartstrings

(7,349 posts)
12. In honor of Rob I'll cast my vote for stuffing.
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 11:38 AM
Nov 2021

I agree about the sweet part. The turkey alone puts me in a coma!

Haggard Celine

(16,924 posts)
5. Going to have my mom's excellent Southern dressing today.
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 11:13 AM
Nov 2021

Can't wait! We'll have turkey and a ham, too, both of them smoked by a friend of my mom. I think we'll have some green beans, too, of course, and sweet potato pie. Going way off the diet today.

Elessar Zappa

(14,584 posts)
10. Stuffing with turkey gravy on top.
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 11:35 AM
Nov 2021

After that is a tie between the turkey and mashed potatoes, with plenty of gravy of course. Can you tell I’m a gravy man?

MiHale

(10,164 posts)
13. Real cranberries not the fake jelly kind...
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 11:41 AM
Nov 2021

Cranberries are my favorite fruit, today is the day we celebrate all things cranberry

TexasBushwhacker

(20,481 posts)
17. I'm making pecan, apple and peach
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 12:39 PM
Nov 2021

2 of each, so everyone can take some with their leftovers.

I have to agree with you on pumpkin. Never been a fan. Why don't you like pecan? Too sweet?

MontanaMama

(23,531 posts)
18. Hey! Yes. Way too sweet.
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 12:42 PM
Nov 2021

But, the men in my house love it so I do make it from time to time for them. I don’t eat it, however. Peach pie is my absolute favorite. Now you’re making me want one…

OilemFirchen

(7,143 posts)
16. My mom's cherry Jell-O.
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 12:34 PM
Nov 2021

She would use canned whole sour cherries, stuff each one with a walnut half, then soak them overnight in wine (Manischewitz of course).

The cherries would then be carefully arranged in black cherry Jell-O - probably with a hint of wine as well. She never shared the recipe with me, but I think I got it right.

It was absolute perfection.

electric_blue68

(15,727 posts)
19. I do like turkey...
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 02:09 PM
Nov 2021

but I'm mad for stuffing with sage in it!

There's also a wonderful meat stuffing: beef, chestnuts, a bit if tomato paste, a bit of garlic and a few other ingredients that my mom made. It maaay be of Greek origin

NotASurfer

(2,194 posts)
21. Yes
Thu Nov 25, 2021, 03:35 PM
Nov 2021

All of it. If it's a healthy or reduced calorie version, double up, because you need to eat twice as much to get the same effect. And it's impolite to not have at least one slice of every pie for dessert

Obviously I expect to be in a full tryptophan and sugar coma in a couple hours, posting while still coherent

yellowdogintexas

(22,444 posts)
24. My absolute favorite pie is Coconut Cream
Fri Nov 26, 2021, 02:26 AM
Nov 2021

I absolutely can NOT resist it. Fruit Pie - either peach or cherry. Buttermilk, pecan, chess, chocolate, you name it I love it

I just generally love pie.

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