Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The Stars of Our Thanksgiving

A Table Set with Gratitude

A Clear (warm) Sunny Day

Bulbs, Narcissus, Iris, and Tulip

Strong Hands to Plant Them (over 300 that morning!)

Radishes from the garden, garnished only with olive oil, salt and sesame

Cheese and crackers and Gherkins (for Dr. Gooch)

Deviled Eggs, a Mangum tradition (these are curried as well as deviled!)

Icy Cranberry-Orange Puree, a Knudsen tradition

A Couch in the Dining Room! (To make room for a tree)

Smoked Turkey

Brussels Sprouts and Chard Gratin


Ms. Genevieve 

Ms. Hannah





The MacBeth guests!


Parents Dear


buddens said...

Brussel sprouts are my newest favorite food. Do you have the recipe posted for them on your other blog? If not, please post! It looks divine.

Becca said...

Oh wow, the brussel sprout/chard gratin looks amazing--as does everything other object pictured. Even those people are so pretty you could practically eat them!

Melanie Anne said...

AWhat a fun and delicious Thanksgiving! I loved your menu items--and the candy and apple turkeys were darling!! My kids would love that--I will have to remember that for next year:)

Kurt Knudsen said...

and a fun time was had by all....
thanks for hostessing!

Rebecca said...

Yes! We give thanks to you for wonderful celebration.

The Original Mangums said...

Wonderful celebration, beautiful too! 300 bulbs, wow!!!!

kera said...

wondering if there is anyway you can post your brussel sprout recipe? it looks to die for yummy!! looks like it was a beautiful thankful day!! and apple turkeys...CUTE!

Vhari said...

I can testify that the Brussels sprout dish was divine. I most definitely would love the recipe myself. Everything was gorgeous and so much fun. Thanks.

kelly said...

Ummm...I'm starving now! I love the rosemary on the table in the vases, it all looked so beautiful, we don't do thanksgiving in Australia, I really wish we did....

Megan said...

Where do you get all of your bulbs from? Thank you!