So, no Thanksgiving for the British...just a good early start on Christmas.
Still, as Patriotic Americans- hell, NEW ENGLANDERS at that, we had to do something. So Bobbi, god bless her, found a barbecue place called Bodeans.
There is nothing to replace a home cooked Thanksgiving dinner, surrounded by friends and family... and maybe I had to learn that. The BBQ Brits did a good job, all in all, but here's what I found out is absolutely indispensable in a Thanksgiving dinner:
- The Turkey- it must come in hunks, not in wafer thin slices. Both light and dark meat MUST be available.
- Cranberry Sauce- duh!
- Pie- More than one kind!
- Lots of Friends and/or family
and most importantly....