Thankful for Thanksgiving
The thing I LOVE about blogging the most is my readers. You keep me on my toes! I have not blogged in eight days and got a flurry of emails yesterday and today from readers wondering ‘why so quiet?’ and ‘is everything ok?’. Here is my response to those emails in a little photo blog below; Freshly blogged.
So, first I was distracted when our friends came to visit and then one of the kids had an allergic reaction to the mountain of American candy that they were force fed.
Blogging? When? This was a real crises.
Oh – and it was contagious.
The next distraction I was struggling with was the list of things that needed to be polished and ironed.
Sometimes, I just want to play house.
So I did.
Next up was the arduous task of making the best cranberry sauce in the world.
Beautiful berries with a cup of sugar, the zest and juice of one orange. Simmer for an hour and viola..cranberry sauce at the ready.
OR plop one out of a tin can all the way from America and watch it slip n’ slide all over the plate.
And there were a few more, eh, distractions……..
Really Chef?………… Why?
There was all that picking of green beans and then their was the turkey to pluck. (we totally had one in the freezer).
Oh. And there was Pie.
Sweet divine sour cherry pie….. this is a memory worth reliving.
And a new tradition was born………..food coma for the morning after Thanksgiving… Turkey Crêpes.
Sounds fancy doesn’t it. It was. The hollandaise made it so.
I hated being away from Blogtopia. I missed the banter of Twitter at telly time in the evening and all the Facebook fun in the mornings.
I realise the errors of my ways and hope you can find it in your heart to forgive me. It was, after all, only for a few days. Mere hours, really.
Recipes for the terrific turkey crêpes is coming out in the Nuacht Chláir Christmas issue and the Cherry Pie recipe was picked up by the Tuam Herald. Both will be available on line next week ish and I will be sure to guide you in the right direction once they are made available to the viewing public.
Having spent the last week with our friends who traveled so far to be with us for a lovely Irish Thanksgiving, we are truly thankful for all our friends, real or virtual, and hope to hear from you all over the holidays be it online or a good old fashioned Christmas card!
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