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Posted 20 November 2011 - 12:33 PM

What do you do for Thanksgiving? Make a meal? Go to a meal? Make turkey the day after, to thumb your nose at it? Ignore the whole hoopla?

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 02:50 PM

What do you do for Thanksgiving? Make a meal? Go to a meal? Make turkey the day after, to thumb your nose at it? Ignore the whole hoopla?


I don't do Thanksgiving a goyish holiday. As a single individual, I often get invitations for meals for Shabbat. Some I know serve Turkey meat as part of the Shabbat seudah every time this year . I make sure when that is the case to not eat any Turkey served and just eat the other dishes.
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 03:17 PM

I don't do Thanksgiving a goyish holiday. As a single individual, I often get invitations for meals for Shabbat. Some I know serve Turkey meat as part of the Shabbat seudah every time this year . I make sure when that is the case to not eat any Turkey served and just eat the other dishes.


I think you should just eat the turkey (why do you capitalize it, pray tell?) and chant under your breath, "This is l'kavod Shabbos not that goyish holiday" over and over again between bites.
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 03:19 PM

I celebrate Thanksgiving by starting a new thread or two about it each year, as well as bumping old ones.
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 03:24 PM

I think you should just eat the turkey (why do you capitalize it, pray tell?) and chant under your breath, "This is l'kavod Shabbos not that goyish holiday" over and over again between bites.


And there's cranberry sauce, smear it on the doorposts.
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Posted 20 November 2011 - 03:32 PM

Sometimes "Shabbos Thanksgiving" if my hosts have a sense of humor...

But KR NEVER refuses Pumpkin Pie :wub:
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 01:37 AM

I love Thanksgiving. If for nothing else, why ignore a chance to get together with family and eat a yummy meal. If Christmas wasn't such a religious issue, I'd celebrate it as well. It's such a "feel-good" holiday. Except for the Jesus overall theme. That sort of ruins it for me. I do still love Christmas music. It even puts me in the holiday/winter/feel good mood.

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 10:42 AM

What do you do for Thanksgiving? Make a meal? Go to a meal? Make turkey the day after, to thumb your nose at it? Ignore the whole hoopla?

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I don't do Thanksgiving a goyish holiday. As a single individual, I often get invitations for meals for Shabbat. Some I know serve Turkey meat as part of the Shabbat seudah every time this year . I make sure when that is the case to not eat any Turkey served and just eat the other dishes.

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 10:49 AM

My favorite meal would be corn bread, turkey, stuffing, gravy, (smooth) cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie (or pecan pie).

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 05:29 PM

I make GREAT cornbread. Mmmmm
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:43 PM

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 12:07 PM

I go visit my awesomest friend and eat too much food with her. :wub:
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 12:08 PM

I go visit my awesomest friend and eat too much food with her. :wub:


I wait for you to come back with a box of leftovers for me. :wub:
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 12:13 PM

I wait for you to come back with a box of leftovers for me. :wub:


She will consider sending some if you come to the airport with a box of chocolates for the chef and messenger. :wub:
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 12:16 PM

football, Football, FOOTBALL!!!!!!!! Who cares about food and family? There's football to watch...
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 09:46 PM

She will consider sending some if you come to the airport with a box of chocolates for the chef and messenger. :wub:


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