Thanksgiving ’08

We are a family that spends its thanksgiving day working. Working hard. Coming in early, and staying late, so our guests can enjoy a traditional meal with their familes… I just wanted to thank them for doing it without me this year. Cheers!

prep for thursday-

-250 pimento cheese crostini, 250 country ham biscuits, 12 G seafood chowder, 8 G sweet potato soup, 1/2 G black bean-corn salsa, 1/2 G scallion crema, 24# sea scallops, 2 G risotto, 1 G sauteed wild mushrooms, 5# grated parmigiano-reggiano, 1 G roasted chicken jus, 1/2 G leek cream, 40 # bourbon-molasses braised pork shank, 2 G grits, 8 oz chopped black truffle, 5 # roasted root vegetables, 270 pcs pumpkin ravioli, 4 # beurre monter, 3 # spiced pecans, 2 # crispy parsnips, 1 G creamy basil vinaigrette, 5 # shaved sonoma jack cheese, 75 heads of lettuce, 240 # turkey, 65 # yukon gold potatoes, 3 G gravy, 15# green beans, 10# brussels sprouts, 15# kale, 10 # carrots, 20# butternut squash, 5# shallots, 15# bread scraps, 5 # onions, 5# celery, 5# wild rice, 10# surry sausage, 5# fresh cranberries, 5# dried cranberries, 12 pasta roulades, 1 G mushroom bolognese, 1/2 G basil pesto, 20 8″ pumpkin spice cakes, 1 G cream cheese icing, 250 mini creme brulee, 250 dried cherry-pistachio biscotti, 80# apple cobbler, 2 G wild turkey-maple semifreddo, 1/2 G pomegranate seeds, 1 G chopped candied walnuts, 1 G creme anglais, 1 G caramel sauce.

 

whew- im tired just thinking about it… great job everybody!

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