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Not doing turkey or ham for Thanksgiving?

huruta Nov 21, 2006 03:55 PM

Then what are you doing?

I'm doing a cassoulet with duck confit and pork sausage. My first attempt at duck confit and cassoulet.

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    alliebear Nov 21, 2006 08:09 PM

    Our family almost always has a turkey, but some other things we've done are slamon, leg of lamb and cornish hens. We actually almost always do leg of lamb along with the turkey, though.

    1. blue room Nov 21, 2006 05:49 PM

      My SO (and me too, I guess) will always want traditional foods on Thanksgiving, but if you insist, my second choice would be a big platter of shrimp & scallops, & a fine big pot of Manhattan clam chowder. No football.

      1. QueenB Nov 21, 2006 05:28 PM

        Ribs, brisket and bbq ham.

        Mr. B's dad is taking care of dinner.

        I'm spoiled and like my turkey, so I made Mr. B and I the whole thanksgiving turkey meal on Sunday. I don't know why I don't do it more often throughout the year, considering I like it so much.

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          blue room Nov 21, 2006 05:52 PM

          At our house, a whole turkey dinner is done in April too--but with lemon meringue pie instead of punpkin as a concession to Spring.

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          LindaMc Nov 21, 2006 05:26 PM

          Enjoy! I may or may not have a turkey (it's a long story), and my plan B is rabbit.

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