Thanksgiving 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

The brown meal got all dolled up this year, with ribbons and garnishes decorating nearly every plate. Other than that, it was a pretty traditional Thanksgiving: Martinis, Supper, Songs. A pictorial, after the jump.

Bloody Marys and champagne to start.


Sondra and Jif:


Sienna, Elly and Michael:

Chris and Christi:

Some horse ovaries. Dip:


Deviled eggs:

Barb and Judy:

Mac and Katherine:

Mom and Grandmom:

It’s a cold and misty day. Perfect for Thanksgiving.

Barb and Chris:

And hunna:

Little Dutch:

Martini time!

Leigh is “helping.”


Steve and Christi:

Chris and Grandmom:

Barb, Mac and Michael:

Sondra, Greg and Leigh:

Sienna and Elly:

And now, it’s turkey time!

Notice the bow on the turkey leg:


And now, a look around the buffet table at this year’s meal.


Liz’s Cranberry Sauce (recipe here):

Greg’s Cranberry Sauce (recipe here):

Roasted beets:

Waldorf Salad:

Green salad:

Green bean casserole:

Yam puff:

Mashed potatoes:

Oyster stuffing:

Herb stuffing:

Cornbread stuffing:

Brussels sprouts:

Mom works her magic:

Christi works her magic:

Wine is on the table:

The buffet begins:

Steve and Sienna are first at the table:

Along with Jif and Elly:

My big fat Thanskgiving plate:

Sondra, Barb, Chris:

Grace is always the “Silkirk Grace,”

Sae Robert Burns:

Some hae meat and canna eat;
And some wad eat that want it:
But we hae meat and we can eat
And sae the Lord be thankit.

This year’s wines:

After supper, the table is cleared to make room for dessert, buffet style:

Chris ain’t shy:

Sondra and Liz:

And, after dessert, the songs.

This evening’s performances will begin with a number by Christi:


Barb and Chris settle in:


You’re up next, Ron!

“Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” with Katherine:

And, a Thanksgiving classic, “Honeybun”:

And there were plenty more from the Thanksgiving songbook:

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!


  1. A wonderful time was had by all. Thanks for the photos!

  2. I had so much Liz!

  3. “FUN”