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I forgot Thanksgiving! Help!

saacnmama Nov 26, 2009 01:21 AM

We live overseas and it just snuck up on me.
Any suggestions on what I can do to make it special for my 7-yr-old when he gets home from school?

  1. chowser Nov 26, 2009 07:07 AM

    Mashed potato and gravy and home made yeast rolls mean Thanksgiving to me. Sweet potato casserole if you can get the ingredients. It's a starch fest in my house.

    1. Sam Fujisaka Nov 26, 2009 02:43 AM

      Along the lines of what CM suggests: a roast chicken, stuffing, roasted & slightly sweetened squash (cubed) or sweet potato, any kind of fruit crisp. Easy.

      1. nofunlatte Nov 26, 2009 02:41 AM

        You're in Germany--you've got good bread and good sausage. Use them as a base for stuffing and bake a batch of stuffing. And ChristinaMason is correct about the special dessert, which makes kids, even those of us in our 40s, full of gratitude!

        1. ChristinaMason Nov 26, 2009 01:56 AM

          Roast some squash, if you can find it. Make a quick stuffing and serve it alongside roasted chicken breasts. Can you whip up a dessert? Maybe store-bought vanilla ice cream and home-baked cinnamon apples?

          Dessert seems to make just about anything special for kids ;)

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