Thoughts on the Feast for Thanksgiving

What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets.  I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?  ~Erma Bombeck, “No One Diets on Thanksgiving,” 26 November 1981

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On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment – halftime.  ~Author Unknown

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Thanksgiving is America’s national chow-down feast, the one occasion each year when gluttony becomes a patriotic duty.  ~Michael Dresser

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The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any huge meal, is that you spend 12 hours shopping for it and then chopping and cooking and braising and blanching.  Then it takes 20 minutes to eat it and everybody sort of sits around in a food coma, and then it takes four hours to clean it up.  ~Ted Allen

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May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
Have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious
And your pies take the prize,
And may your Thanksgiving dinner
Stay off your thighs!
~Author Unknown

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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One Response to Thoughts on the Feast for Thanksgiving

  1. Patricia, Wellington Ohio says:

    Isn’t a beautiful Thanksgiving Day here in sunny northeast Ohio?

    Your post and postcard put a smile on my face.

    There is a lot of truth in some of the quotes you have here.

    Patricia

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