Thursday, November 24, 2005
A Feast For Two
Although we have to work today we are still going to have a little celebration when we get home tonight. We did some of the prep work and cooking yesterday so that we could eat at a decent hour tonight. It was a bit of a challenge to find some ingredients and a bit pricey for a few things but we mostly worked with what we could get and it is looking like it is going to turn out to be quite a feast. We even had a special holiday breakfast of oatmeal with walnuts and raisins. Too bad there was no parade to watch. We plan to continue the holiday festivities at a Peace Corps BBQ tomorrow. Then on Saturday we are going out for Chinese food and to see Harry Potter 4 with some of our friends. We have definitely found many things to be thankful for this year, most especially the love and support of our family and friends. It is a bit sad to be celebrating the holiday so far away from those we love and we are very thankful to have each other and the new friends we have made here.
Jamaican Thanksgiving Menu
Roasted Vegetables - pumpkin, sweet potato, onion, garlic, carrot, turnip, cho-cho, corn, string beans, and hot pepper
Stuffing - with celery and walnuts
Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
Jellied Cranberry Sauce