Thanksgiving Poll

Discussion in 'Brown Cafe Polls' started by over9five, Nov 17, 2011.

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What are you doing for Thanksgiving?

  1. Having friends/family over.

    33.3%
  2. Going to friends/family.

    54.2%
  3. Going to a restaurant.

    4.2%
  4. Working.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. We do not celebrate Thanksgiving.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Nice meal home alone.

    8.3%
  7. Posting all day on Brown Cafe.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Traveling far.

    4.2%
  9. Traveling, but not far.

    16.7%
  10. Other.

    8.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    What are YOU doing for Thanksgiving?

    You may choose more than one answer!
     
  2. klein

    klein Für Meno :)

    freezing in winter wonderland :(
     
  3. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    Ducking out as early as possible and then spending 4 days at home in peace and quiet.
    When that fails I will be looking forward to work.
     
  4. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Sorry, I guess that goes under "other"!
     
  5. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Monday never looked so good?!?!??
     
  6. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    I'm having my out-laws over for dinner. They always like to fight whenever they get together. We used to spend it at my mom's, but she passed in Febuary. A new tradition is starting. Maybe I will start serving alcohol for the holiday feast too.
     
  7. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    It can only help!
     
  8. klein

    klein Für Meno :)

    Well, that darn Alberta Clipper wasn't suppose to start until later this evening, but showed up early this morning.
    Heavy snow and blizzard conditions now. The Temperature this morning was at minus 7C , and it will be the highest for the day, since it's going down, down, and further down. To minus 25C by tomorrow morning.

    Takes 2-3 days to hit the midwest.... so it'll be there for your Thanks-Giving.
    Atleast it's making good use out of the oven - keeping the homes nice and heated & compfy :)
     
  9. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    We spend Thanksgiving with "my side" at my sisters.
    Can't wait, it's my favorite holiday.


    Hmmm, I wonder what side my newly married daughter is going to....
     
  10. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    It works best if you open the door and blow the pilot light out. Try it! It`s a money saver.
     
  11. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    I used to hate holidays as a newly married and when the little ones came along......Noon time at one place and then 5:00 at the other it got old real quick.
    Christmas was the worst.....pulling kids away from their new toys.........me having the event was not an option.
     
  12. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Lol, wifey and I were literally just saying that! You'd have to go to both sides every holiday.
     
  13. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Our neighbor invited a few neighbors over for the big dinner. I have to walk next door......no designated driver needed. (oh, I forgot, I don't drink)
     
  14. menotyou

    menotyou bella amicizia

    I never tip a cocktail. :wink:

    I will be going to Mommy and Daddy's. Before that, I will be cooking a 25lb bird and the fixin's for the dogs, mostly.
     
  15. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Enjoy Your Thanksgiving...

    May your stuffing be tasty...

    May your turkey plump,

    May your potatoes and gravy

    Have nary a lump.

    May your yams be delicious

    And your pies take the prize,

    And may your Thanksgiving dinner

    Stay off your thighs!
     
    Lasted edited by : Jul 15, 2014
  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I am going to spend the day with my brother and his wife in Connecticut and then will spend some time with my daughter and son-in-law in Albany on Friday. My son is going to stay home and get caught up on school work.
     
  17. klein

    klein Für Meno :)

    You could send me some of it by ground service (cheap). It'll arrive nice and preserved frozen :)
     
  18. texan

    texan Well-Known Member

    Saying Thanks with a greatful heart. We are so Blessed.
     
  19. klein

    klein Für Meno :)

    I figured I should post this here, incase someone would want to bring a self made dessert along as they visit friends or family :

    Nutella Bread Pudding

    This recipe doubles nicely if you're serving more than 2 people. If you do not have croissants on hand, brioche, Challah and even French bread or a baguette will work well. Try to use bread that is 1-2 days old when making bread pudding, older bread will absorb more of the custard.

    Ingredients:

    3 croissants (preferably 1-2 days old)
    3/4 cup Nutella
    1/4 cup pecan halves
    2 eggs
    1 cup heavy cream
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup sugarpowdered sugar

    Directions:

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
    Slice each croissant in half lengthwise then slather one side with Nutella. Put the halves back together to make sandwiches and cut into 2-inch pieces.
    Add sandwich pieces and pecans to a small baking dish (suggested: 10-inch x 5-inch loaf pan).
    To make the custard, add eggs, cream, vanilla extract, salt and sugar to a medium bowl and whisk until combined.
    Pour the custard over the sandwich pieces then gently push down the bread so the custard starts to absorb.
    Cover with aluminum foil and bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes then remove the foil and continue to bake uncovered for about 10 minutes until the bread pudding is golden brown, has risen slightly and the liquid has bee completely absorbed. Let cool and then sprinkle on powdered sugar to finish.


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    click here for step to step recipe
     
  20. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Our grocery store has a day old rack of baked goods and they always have the croissants, cheap. I use croissants only for my coconut bread pudding.

    Tastes lots better than just bread!