Ask Aunt Laura: “To stuff or not to stuff?”

My husband grew up with the tradition of eating ravioli before a Thanksgiving meal and I love my mom’s stuffing cooked in the bird – made with raisins and apples. We all have traditions that bring back memories of childhood that we hope to keep alive, but blending your Thanksgiving food preferences with someone else’s can create some heated debate! What are some of your Thanksgiving meal traditions?

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23 days ago

Growing up in an Italian family, our Thanksgiving meal entailed several courses. It started with Italian wedding soup, followed by a huge antipasto, then ravioli, and finally the turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, squash, a green vegetable, etc. Desserts of pies and Italian pastry were enjoyed later in the day. It is only a memory today since doing all that cooking is too much!

Laura Bullock
Laura Bullock
19 days ago
Reply to  John

Thank you for sharing John! Sounds like those were special times!

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