Thursday, November 25, 2010

We May be Radical Liberals...


...but deviating from turkey and opting for baked ham is about as far as we stray from convention in our home come Thanksgiving. This was our spread before we done digged in and pigged out. You can see the baked ham with pineapple slices, Stove Top stuffing (with Bell's Seasoning, natch), butternut squash, sweet corn, real mashed potatoes, pitted black olives, Barb's cheesy potatoes on the far left and pork gravy in the foreground. We had a perfect Auslese white wine later topped off with a big bottle of Berkshire Steel Rail beer.

Pumpkin pie and Cool Whip, another concession to tradition, was accompanied by a small bottle of Veuvecliquot champagne we decided to get last night on hearing Tom DeLay got convicted on money laundering and conspiracy charges (Hey, I said we were liberal. The last bottle of champagne that I bought was October 30th, 2005, the day Scooter Libby got indicted. Today, we actually toasted the Travis County DA's office and Ronnie Earle with the champagne. Did I mention we were liberal?) So right now, we're feeling no fucking pain, folks. Ya only live once.

So, what did you guys have for Thanksgiving?

1 Comments:

At November 25, 2010 at 11:44 PM, Blogger Fran said...

Nice spread. We went the traditional route w a turkey, red garnet yams & stuffing, fresh cranberry sauce. All good.

As for Tom Delay.... the irony of his trip is he was ranting "This is an abuse of power".... yea right his power to abuse the system!!!

We can now only hope he wears that satiny red, white & blue outfit on Dancing with the Stars to dance into prison!

He's going to try to appeal, but let's face it-- he's not very appealing!

Jail time Tom... it's what you've earned.

 

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