canadian thanksgiving

yesterday, tony and i joined our friends to celebrate canadian thanksgiving. included were a contingent from canada, a couple from florida and six of us from here in cleveland. the menu is traditional, including:

  • turkey, roasted with sage and rosemary
  • giblet gravy
  • stuffing, rich with mushrooms and onion
  • homemade spaetzle
  • sweet potato casserole with toasted cashews
  • mashed potatoes
  • cauliflower and carrot casserole
  • cucumber and onion salad
  • cranberry sauce
  • rolls and butter
  • assorted wines

the dessert buffet included:

  • a yummy rhubarb and raspberry pie
  • pumpkin pie
  • apple crumble pie
  • dundee cake
  • cinnamon ice cream
  • whipped cream
  • caramel sauce with brandied raisins
  • coffee and tea

our hosts did a marvelous job (as they always do) and everyone had a great time. they are a wonderful group of guys. i always feel very welcome with them!

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