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Thanksgiving Day meal and your first bite

Looking forward to my favorite food holiday and the traditional fare associated with it. That being said I know my first bite of food will be sweet potato, followed by stuffing, mashed potato and gravy, a bite of dark turkey meat, then cranberry sauce. Bliss.....

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  1. my first bite is always stuffing/gravy!

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    1. It's got to be mashed potatoes with gravy. I really love gravy.

      1. Usually my first bite is corn pudding. But sometimes it is giblet gravy on dressing.

        1. Always pick at the crispy turkey skin while the bird rests. Fortunately, the BIL tolerates my boorish behavior ;)

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          1. re: gaffk

            Yep - that is always my first bite unless I'm a guest with non "family".

            1. re: gaffk

              since I am often the cook, I agree, turkey skin. mmmm.

            2. mashed potatoes with melted butter. i have two sections of mashed, one with melted butter, a throwback to younger days, and the main pile with gravy.

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              1. re: KaimukiMan

                Me too KaimukiMan! And I eat plenty of mashed potatoes with butter all year round. That is just where my fork goes first. Then the green beans, maybe with a bit of mashed on my fork as well. I eat the mashed with gravy a bit later because they have a stronger taste. After the green beans, some juicy succulent white meat turkey with no gravy. Then stuffing. Darn! Now I'm hungry.