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26 November 2011 @ 10:52 pm
the lazy single person's thanksgiving dinner  
--sauteed chicken sausages with apple and maple syrup (these are fully cooked sausages, so all you have to do is heat them up in a pan. or in the microwave, I suppose, if you are feeling especially lazy.)

--mashed sweet potatoes

--sauteed spinach

(This is also the same meal I had a few months ago, although I didn't realize I was doing a test run for Lazy Thanksgiving at the time.)

I should have bought some cranberry sauce, I think, but heigh-ho.
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litlover12: Lily1litlover12 on November 27th, 2011 04:08 am (UTC)
Ooh, those sausages sound good.
tempestsarekindtempestsarekind on November 27th, 2011 04:27 am (UTC)
They are! I don't remember the brand, but I've seen a couple of different brands in my grocery store, so there is some variety out there in the fully-cooked-chicken-sausage department.
litlover12: BAlitlover12 on November 27th, 2011 04:12 am (UTC)
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/shakespeare-cast.html
tempestsarekind: historiestempestsarekind on November 27th, 2011 04:28 am (UTC)
Yes--I'm very excited! Now comes the waiting...
litlover12: BAlitlover12 on November 27th, 2011 04:30 am (UTC)
There's always the waiting! :-)
cschellscschells on November 27th, 2011 04:47 am (UTC)
Sounds delish! And I've been making a point this year of eating Thanksgiving-y dishes whenever I want them--not just on The Day. So I think you could still have your cranberries *g* (Actually, my MIL decided that cranberry sauce was gross with meat, because it's too sweet, but she enjoyed it on her toast for a few days after our Thanksgiving dinner...)
tempestsarekindtempestsarekind on November 28th, 2011 09:05 pm (UTC)
That's a good point--it is a shame that certain foods get tagged as once-or-twice-a-year foods.

I've never heard of cranberry sauce on toast, but it makes sense; it *is* basically just cranberry jam!
viomisehuntviomisehunt on November 27th, 2011 09:10 pm (UTC)
Sounds good really. I was really lazy this year. The closest I came to cooking Thanksgiving dinner was looking up a recipi for Sweet Potato/Pecan pie for my co-worker.
tempestsarekindtempestsarekind on November 28th, 2011 09:04 pm (UTC)
Thanksgiving is just so much effort! It's one thing if you have a lot of people to share the cooking duties with, but for me it doesn't really make sense. Sometimes I might bake some chicken thighs or something, but this year I didn't even feel like doing that.

Still, I fed myself, and that is what counts. :)