Thanksgiving 2010

the hill

We went to my parents’ house for Thanksgiving this year.

It was very cold.


But there was coffee. And coffeecake.

And later, Thanksgiving dinner at a friend’s house. My mother and I made the pies. Everything was fantastic.

eggplant dip


the turkey

the Thanksgiving table

chile lightspies

It snowed rather a lot that night.

no snowplow yet

A pair of coyotes appeared in the field across the road, and quails congregated around (and sometimes on) the bird feeder.

about to pounce

precarious quail

We stopped for Mexican food at South before heading up over the pass again.

The Stinger

tacos at South

enchiladas at South


The weather in the mountains wasn’t great, but it could have been worse…

the drive home

…and the sun was shining at home.

bisected rainbow

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday.

4 thoughts on “Thanksgiving 2010

  1. I’m not sure you mentioned sufficiently the fact that it was cold. It wasn’t just a little cold; it was really cold. Cold, cold, cold, cold, cold! True, living in western Washington, I’ve lost a lot of the tolerance I had built up to cold weather when I lived in Minnesota, but still…

    1. That is a buttermilk chess pie. It rises way up into a dome as it bakes, then settles down and looks like a regular pie after it cools. Recipe is here.

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