For all the x-Pats

24 Nov

Happy Thanksgiving! I find it so interesting that here in Israel we (a lot of us) celebrate Thanksgiving. As if we Jewish people don’t have enough of our own holidays where we eat a ton of food and feel stuffed.

But this year was the first time I MADE Thanksgiving. My friend Michal was here visiting her family and friends from the States and we decided to make it ourselves. Take a look at our big birdy… a nice 16 pounder… but the only problem is that Israeli ovens are made a bit smaller than the American counterparts and we did a lot of weight lifting to get the darn bird in the oven and you can bet we forgot about rotating the bird every 1/2 hour.

but the food was great… the company lovely …. a real family meal.

PreCooked Big Bird
cranberries cooking
Holiday Punch
Apple Pie

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5 Responses to “For all the x-Pats”

  1. mom November 24, 2006 at 11:44 am #

    Missed you at our table. Love Mom

  2. Dot Co Dot Il November 25, 2006 at 7:50 pm #

    Looks yummy! Any leftovers?

  3. Ginrod Isus November 26, 2006 at 8:24 am #

    man oh man, that looks beautiful! Ms. Homemaker!

  4. Rafi G November 26, 2006 at 3:35 pm #

    My question is where did you buy those frsh cranberries????

  5. IsraLuv November 26, 2006 at 4:07 pm #

    i made thanksgiving with a friend in from the States. She brought with her the cranberries and the canned pumpkin for the pumkin cake not shown.

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