My Thanksgiving Menu & Thanks

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Vanilla Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce
Mashed Potatoes with Garlic
Caramelized Brussel Sprouts
Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Spice Glaze
Cranberry Sorbet
Cinnamon Blondies

Something simple, easy, perfect for four.

So now comes the part where we all say why we're thankful that the turkey died for our sins*. Me? I'm thankful that my life is complacent. It's not perfect, but I have a good job(s), great friends, a good education, wonderful family. I am surrounded by people who care about me. I have two cats who piss me off to no end, but I wouldn't give up for the world. I have a roof over my head. A car that gets me from place to place. I eat well, and am able to cook for pleasure.

There is always room to bitch and complain about everything in life, but in the long run, I'm more than blessed for the life that I have. So, I guess I am thankful that everything is status quo.

Happy Thanksgiving.*if I had any fundamentalist readers, I just lost them for that one


  1. Thank you Garrett for reminding us all of the wonderful things we have in our life that we often take for granted.
    Wishing you a wonderful warm and delicious Thanksgiving!

  2. Garrett, thanks for keeping up this blog and giving me something to check on every hour or so while at work, just in case you've posted something. Your recipes, essays and general attitude often make my day.

    - Caitlin

  3. A turkey is an odd scapegoat isn't it?

    Happy Thanksgiving, the recipe looks delicious. Hugs to you and yours, and some catnip for the eat beast.

  4. Turkey comment? SO FUNNY. Seriously hilarious!

  5. Sounds delicious. And those are great things to be thankful for. People sometimes just need to be thankful for the little things in life that really matter.

  6. Hi Garrett! Thanks for the fun blog entries. I made you Pear & Cranberriy Cupcakes with White Chocolate Ganache for Thanksgiving this year, and they were a HUGE hit. Thanks so much!

    On another note, I beg you to proofread your entries before posting. In the most recent one, you used "they're" instead of "their" at least twice. You are clearly a clever, intelligent writer; it's a shame when you detract from that by using the wrong word(s). Otherwise, you're brilliant, and I love reading what you write! Cheers!


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