I had looked forward to getting some extra sleep, but that was not to be. I got paged around 5:00 this morning for work, and while it wasn't anything that required immediate action, I couldn't get back to sleep. So instead I sat enjoying some quiet time before the rest of the family woke up.
Then, I cranked up the blender and made a terrible racket, preparing the desert for what turned out to be a marvelous Thanksgiving feast.
|A feast for four|
The menu included
- Cranberry Pear Sauce
- Spicy Braised Sweet Potatoes
- Mashed Sweet Potatoes
- Steamed Asparagus
- Tofurky Stuffed Roast
- Pumpkin Pie with a Ginger Snap crust and Whipped Coconut Cream
We washed that down with a bottle of Malbec from Nieto Senetiner given to us by my colleagues in Argentina, and some sparkling peach juice for the kids. I know that a white wine would have been better paired with the food, but drinking a gift wine seemed appropriate for the occasion.
|Vegan Roast with pumpkin, mushroom, and zucchini|
|My beautiful family|
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!