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Saturday, 29 November 2014

American Thanksgiving . . . in Laredo

Right in the middle of the chaos of settling into her new home, Nicole made us a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner . . .

Brined Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Creamed Pearl Onions, and Pumpkin Cheesecake!

Since I especially liked the texture of the Graham Wafer crust for the cheesecake, I asked Nicole for the recipe.  According to her it was simple:  
Instead of pureeing the crumbs in the food processor I just bashed the graham crackers with a pan.

“Love is the shining star . . . the root of peace,
The lasting lamp”
                                       Elizabeth Cary (1585-1639)