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Thanksgiving 2010

The Dunn family invited us to join them for Thanksgiving this year. We brought our now standard Pumpkin Roll, which you can see in the photo below of Nolan with the whipped cream. This one is Brian’s request, a tradition from his Aunt Sally, that was made with the farm share pumpkin this year. We also brought Spinach/Hazelnut Salad, another tradition, to ensure there is always something healthy and green on the table!

Susan cutting the giant pumpkin at Arrowhead Farm

Susan cutting the giant pumpkin at Arrowhead Farm


But before dinner, the boys had a few chores to do: put away the porch furniture and bring in the dock.
Dan, Jeremy and Brian loosen the dock

Dan, Jeremy and Brian loosen the dock


Carrying the dock across the yard

Carrying the dock across the yard


Mission Accomplished!

Mission Accomplished!

Once the boys declared “mission accomplished” it was time to dig into the tasty appetizers – Uncle John’s pate’ with crackers, and some red peppers to dip in hummus. We watched football until the rest of the crew arrived.

One important test of the day was to see if Nolan would like the pate’.

Nolans first taste of liver pate

Nolan's first taste of liver pate'


He clearly was intrigued
Nolans response to the pate

Nolan's response to the pate'

But it definitely was not as good as when Grandma let him lick the whipped cream off the beaters.

Nolan two fists the whipped cream beaters

Nolan "two fists" the whipped cream beaters

As you can see, we had tons of yummy food and a good time was had by all! We even brought home a baggie of turkey and stuffing to enjoy as leftovers later in the weekend.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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