This Global Pandemic didn't stop us from having an epic Thanksgiving, nosireebop it did not.
Our friend Michelle had a great idea and we ran with it.
Thanksgiving 2020 . . . Delivery & Pick-Up style.
Everyone made their own turkey and stuffing and gravy. But the sides? Oh, those we shared.
First stop . . .
Rachel and Michelle's, to deliver our -- and by "our" I mean "Mistah's" world-famous Garlic Gorgonzola Smashed Red Potatoes and not-quite-as-world-famous-but-equally-as-good Smashed Turnips . . .
. . . Kelly's! To deliver our world-famous-yadda-yadda potatoes and turnips, Michelle's super-famous Potato Gratin and Rachel's old fashioned Crange (as described by Rachel), and to pick up Kelly's masterpieces.
Then? Back to Rachel and Michelle's . . .
. . . to deliver Kelly's world-yadda Bean Cake (think old school green bean casserole, and go crazy in your mind with it) and Red Cabbage (with bacon; a Mumsie specialty) for Rachel and Michelle, and for Rachel's mom and dad*.
Brilliant idea, right?
In the meantime, *Howie and Marcie (who also received our two specialties) had delivered four pies to Rachel & Michelle's, so each household got its own whole pie . . .
It was brilliant and delicious and perfect and we all loved it.
We tried to do a plate contest -- another Hanrahan tradition -- but Mistah and I, at least, were way too, um, celebratory to focus on contests and rules and voting . . .
But! We did get entries . . .
Collapsation in front of the fire. I had no choice in the matter and it was utterly delicious down there. I did get up later on and make the turkey stock, though. And did another round of cleaning. I was on fiyah.
It was an all-around glorious day and we're so thankful.
And on Friday? Well, there's only one thing to do at a time like this.