Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A MOSTLY LOCAL THANKSGIVING...

...uh except for the darn turkey and the stovetop stuffing!
Mommy, who goes by Marcy in the adult world or "the G" as Rocco calls her, is the head mistress of Thanksgiving. I try not to step on toes and I help out where I can by making a few sides and dessert. Somehow she manages to do it all, so seamlessly, and makes everyone, even my picky brothers happy. Example, we kids insist on Stovetop Stuffing. How obscene!
This year, with a little hesitation, Mommy agreed to make the entire Thanksgiving meal a local affair. First order, the Turkey. I tried to pre-order a local organic Turkey to be delivered to the New Amsterdam Market this Sunday. Just guess how much they wanted: $70! for a 12-14lb bird. Those Turkey people are real morti di fame's! That really seemed unreasonable. So I let the Turkey slide, but 75% of the menu we got at the Union Farmer's Market. Hooray!

Mostly Local Thanksgiving Menu at the Galatioto's:

Nonna's Lasagna

The Giant Bird courtesy of Trader Joe's

Mommy's Mashed Potatoes

Stovetop Stuffing

Rocco's Brussel Sprouts with Bacon


Roasted Carrots with Pecans and Tarragon

Ginger Cranberry Sauce

3 comments:

and this blog said...

Happy thanksgiving! looks like ur gonna have a real farmer's feast!!!!... love brussels sprouts with bacon! =)

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Happy Thanksgiving!

That sounds very promising!

Cheers,

Rosa

micemilk said...

i'm jealous you had lasagna. i told erik that i wanted it on the menu, and he scoffed at me like i was a bad american.