If you are a turkey in the United States of America and are currently reading this then congratulations not only have you achieved a level of intelligence that is most fowl, but chances are you will survive the next twenty four hours.
As I write this most of you are catching your final moments of peaceful rest before Thanksgiving preparations begin in earnest and the feasting begins. And then when you finish saying thanks there will be yet more feasting and probably some football watching and/or discussion. At least that’s what Thanksgiving to a non American who is far, far away seems like.
Australians don’t have a Thanksgiving, but I’m not going to let that stop me getting with the programme.
So here are my tips for a trouble and calorie free Thanksgiving:
1. Purchase only fresh, quality ingredients
2.Be sure to review the nutrition information panel to ensure that you have bought the best for your family
3. Examine the produce and verify its freshness and suitability
4. Toil away for hours weaving your magic to create a memorable feast that your family members will remember for years
5. Admire your handy work which looks even better in profile
Enjoy. And don’t forget the accompaniments like I did. Next year, I’m definitely scouting for inflatable potatoes, gravy and the odd vegetable or two.
Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers.
12 thoughts on “I’m No Turkey This Thanksgiving #NaBloPoMo”
I’m laughing out loud Jude – Brilliant – please tell me when you find your inflatable spuds! xx
Maybe I’ll need an inflatable spade to dig them up 🙂
Hahahahaha! Looks like next year will be a breeze…this is so funny.
Glad it brought you a smile and a chuckle 🙂
wonderful! We are in the football part of the day, hubby snoring on the couch and my oldest is curled up in a chair sleeping…. I am debating making a sandwich, which I really don’t need,but want…
Ah DAF, we are all now well and truly on the countdown to Christmas as your posts attest. Just enough time to clear the belly and do it all again 😉
We’ve already started… or continued… tis the season to eat yourself silly! Good to hear from you!
Geez, that’s an idea for next year. We don’t have any such thing here. Can I put in my order now? Ha ha ha ha ha .
Yes, I’ll make sure the skin is particularly crispy for you 😉
*giggles* Love crispy.
Do you Australian’s have any related feast (devoted to devouring a big bird) in autumn? I am asking because in Austria we celebrate Saint Martin’s Day on November 11 by eating the traditional Martin’s Goose, prepared in a way very similar to the American turkey.
Not really. Christmas is about the closest and probably because some of us have adopted the American custom. However, there is no real rule, you will see people eating anything from seafood, to BBQ to a traditional roast dinner. Weather plays a big party because eating a roast on a hot day can be an endurance event. The St Martin’s Day feast sounds very tasty, but pretty much everything on the Austrian menu sounds scrumptious.