Some of the highs and lows from yesterday...
1….We flipped between the Philadelphia Thanksgiving parade and the Macy's Parade. The Philadelphia one is sponsored by Boscov's, which kinda of eventually showed.
2.The Boscov's parade Santa was a pathetic joke in comparison to the Macy's santa. His beard didnt match his mustache and it was obviously a fake beard, while the Macy's Santa looked like he had lived with his white beard and jolly belly for most of his life. Goes to show what happens when a parade is sponsored by a cut rate department store.
3.The Lions lost again on Thanksgiving, some things never change.
4.The turkey was a hassle. We had probably not given it enough time to defrost, so there Mrs Duck and I wrestling over the heart and gizzards stuck inside. But what really surprised us was the fact that the neck was still attached!
5.The turkey itself was spiced with rosemary, sage, coriander, cinnamon and cumin. We also placed some bacon over the top and basted it with a maple syrup/water mixture.
6.Mrs Duck was in charge of the stuffing and again this year it came out splendidly. And yes we stuffed the Turkey.
7.Sarge and the Life Cereal kid were over early. While we werent even showered when yet, it was actually good since Sarge could get the neck off.
8.Eventually, Life Cereal Kid said my turkey looked disgusting. I might have had a slight meltdown then. Yes he's only 10, but there are still certain things one shouldnt say.
9.The Brussel Sprouts came out awesome! Probably the best thing I made for dinner. Ill share the recipe later.
10.The Turkey itself was a slight bit overdone, the white meat towards the top was very dry, but down deeper, it became fine. And the dark meat came out good.
11.Everyone stuffed there faces.
12.The Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie was a big hit. Though, the recipe was from the great Paula Deen. So you know she is gonna know how to make desserts.
13.Everyone left happy, Spice girl and Beau after Sarge and Life boy, and Mrs Duck and I just collapsed right after 11:00pm. I cant think of even eating leftovers right now.
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