Thankful

Thankful

By the time this post is published, Thanksgiving day will be over.  The leftover turkey and fixings will have been placed in containers and packed in the fridge.  Clean dishes will be  stacked and left near the kitchen sink to dry overnight.  My parent's dinning room, which would be filled with the sounds of the chatter and laughs of bonding family on Thanksgiving day, will now be cleaned and quiet, ready for the next meal.

Well Done

Well Done

I didn't grow up on raw meat or fish. In fact it wasn't until I reached by 20's that I learned that one could have a steak other than "well-done". Ok maybe that is an exaggeration but it's safe to say that the words "rare" or "medium rare" were never spoken in my parents' kitchen. [...]