We spent this past Thanksgiving at our friends family’s house in rural Texas shooting skeet and eating excellent southern thanksgiving cooking. It’s the first time I’ve had ambrosia and shot a rifle on the same day.

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It was a good break from the hustle and bustle that led to our backyard wedding 2 weeks before, in which my parents and I catered our reception for 50+ people. We decided to let somebody take care of Thanksgiving, and do a Thanksgiving for two people the day after. Since it was our first thanksgiving as husband and wife, I planned a special thanksgiving style menu for Mark and I.

Cooking for two for special occasion can be challenging, but with a little research and creativity, it wasn’t too long before I found a few dishes that would work for two people. When I think of thanksgiving, I think of Turkey, stuffings, cranberry dressing, and fall flavors. Read the rest of this entry »

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