Thanksgiving may be over, but I’m guessing you’re still munching on creative leftover variations.
As you should be. Before we jump into the Volvovski Family Thanksgiving menu from this year, let’s take a look at year’s past—specifically 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Every year, we change things up, keeping only a few extra special dishes from previous years.
Menu planning for our holiday starts about a week before the actual event, with a video conference. Due to scheduling conflicts, this year’s conference involved only the women in the family.
This year, the celebration was going to be small. Other than the immediate family, we were only going to have three more people over for Thanksgiving, so we wanted to keep the cooking under control. We succeeded: this was by far the least stressful prep and cooking of any Thanksgiving we’ve ever had. Nothing went awry, everything tasted delicious, and even Theo approved. read the rest »
There is something special about a beautiful jar of jam.
A raspberry jam is nice. So is strawberry. And I have a total soft spot for citrus marmalades spread onto buttery croissants. But while all of these are undoubtedly delicious, they’re also predictable.