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Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 29 November 2009 in Food & Cuisine and Portfolio.

...this blog's official 2009 Thanksgiving Day photo...

This year's menu:


Prawns with Tomato Vodka Dip Sauce
Ham & Shataki Mushroom Pate
Boursin Cheese

The Meal:

Roasted Turkey
Flame Grape - Apricot Dressing
Butternut Squash
Mashed Potatoes
Wild Mushroom with Creamed Peas Casserole
Cranberry Sauce
Turkey Gravy
Dinner Rolls


Apple Pie
Pumpkin Praline Pie with fresh Whipped Cream
Individual Cheesecakes:
- Belgium Chocolate shells with Butterscotch Moose
- Cranberry Raisin Pecan

(every item including the breads and relishes - homemade)

Thank you to hosts Kim and Vimal (closest to camera) - dessert magician Nally (seated behind Kim) and contributors Wanda (behind Nally) and Rebecca (second seat - table right). I'm still grinning from the wonderful time we had together.

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ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

I'm checking the GPS data for this image very closely : ] best...jerry

29 Nov 2009 5:58am

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Oh man - that sounds like it was a very good meal Stephen! Great capture and this looks like a great Thanksgiving!

29 Nov 2009 6:27am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

What a wonderful way to spend Thanksgiving! I'm sure everyone else is still grinning too!

29 Nov 2009 7:46am

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

Thanks for sharing your holiday impressions with us, Stephen. Lovely company... :-)

29 Nov 2009 8:36am

Chris from South Jersey, United States

looks like a great time (and thanks for including the menu!!)......sounds like way too much food (which is what we did as well!!)....

29 Nov 2009 12:51pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Looks like you had a wonderful time......and a great way to hold on to the memory....Made me remember that I have a shot like this, from probably 20 years ago, and it takes me right back to that day!!! Thanks for sharing your good time with us!!!

29 Nov 2009 2:55pm

Liang from San Francisco, United States

my mouth is watering as i read the menu, looks like it was a very nice thanksgiving for you stephen!

29 Nov 2009 3:51pm

David from Detroit, United States

Complete with menu! I'm glad you enjoyed your holiday!

29 Nov 2009 7:44pm

grant from kansas city, United States

sounds delicious, and it looks like very good company!

30 Nov 2009 3:41am

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

gorgeous meal!
everyone has a nice smile!

30 Nov 2009 1:12pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

I do so wish I was there :-P I reckon you´ve maybe got room for another piece of pie Stephen ??

30 Nov 2009 6:47pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

looks a fantastic group!! :)

30 Nov 2009 7:06pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Thank you for inviting us "in" to share with your friends and you. That menu sounds like it was awesome!

1 Dec 2009 12:04pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

The menu sounds fabulous! (and I wasn't invited!) ;)
Great group shot! Looks like you had a wonderful time together

3 Dec 2009 5:25am

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Nice shot. Looks like a good group to hang with.

19 Jan 2010 2:51am