Wednesday, November 26, 2008

THE TABLES ARE SET

The tables are set, the shopping done, and the pie crusts in their pans. Here's my menu...

THANKSGIVING ITALIA 2008

OPENERS:
* Gingered Almonds

* Cheese and Crackers

* Fried Polenta with Assorted Toppings

* Antipasto

MAIN COURSE:
* Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Gravy & Fresh Cranberry Relish

* Grilled Italian tofu

* DIY Caesar Salad (Caesar dressing, oil & vinegar dressing, shredded cheese, anchovies & croutons)

* Neapolitan Mushroom ragout

* Baked Artichokes

* Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Sauce

* Baked White Potatoes

DESERTS:
* Pumpkin Pie

* Pecan Pie with cookie crust

* Dairy Free Sweets (arriving with guests from NYC)

* Choco Espresso Beans, Nonpareils & Figs

* Port & Chocolate liqueur

Tomorrow, the lactose-intolerant, vegetarians and omnivores will arrive!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

7 comments:

Desperate Diva said...

Hi Barbara,
My table is NOT set yet,but it's still early...:)
I wish for you a wonderful blessed Thanksgiving Day with the ones you love,
Big Hugs,
Dianne

Enchanted Treasures said...

Happy Thanksgiving with your beautiful family Barbara! We have so much to be thankful for.
Roberta

NeereAnDear said...

Wishing you a very HAPPY HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

I do hope you might share a few of those recipes...

Sounds FANTABULOUS!!!!

HUGS

JO

TattingChic said...

Happy Thanksgiving! What a fabulous menu! :)

Jen r. said...

THat menu sounds awesome! Happy Thanksgiving~!

fascinatingfinds said...

Great Menu....Should have sent my son to you he would have enjoyed your menu more then mine. He's also a vegetarian. Hope you had a wonderful day,
Cheryl

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Your menu sounds wonderful! I know you must have had a wonderful day. One of my sons is visiting and that is always nice. We had a great Thanksgiving with 8 guests.