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post #41 of 67 Old 11-15-2018, 09:23 AM
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@AtokaGhosthorse , I have never, ever heard of eggs being put into gravy.



Sometimes I put boiled eggs in my gravy too. It just depends. There are a few people in my family that love deviled eggs. So I make some random amount of them and if they aren't being eaten while making them, and I have at least one egg left over, then I'll put some in the gravy. But, if the eggs are flying off the plate as soon as I put them on, then the gravy will suffer the consequences.



My daughter had a culture shock the first time she went to her then BF's (now husband's) family for Thanksgiving. We are a loud everyone talk at once and hang out in the kitchen kind of family. On my side and her dad's family too. But my now SIL come's from a small family of nothing but women. My daughter commented to me afterwards that it was all very weird. Food was on the table (not our usual buffet style), everyone was quietly eating, and there was very little conversation. After they ate they sat in the living room drinking coffee and talking. Luckily we've managed to integrate my SIL (and his mother) into embracing our way of doing things. Lots of food, nothing fancy, serve yourself (usually food is on the kitchen counter), and try to hear your neighbor over everyone else talking. And hearing every mom in the house yell "in or out, stop slamming the door" a hundred times.
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@Kriva we share loud families and as a result I always talk way too loud even when I don't need to. Hard of hearing people love me.
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There are only a few foods commonly served in the USA that I _hate_, and none of them are typical "holiday" fare. I will say that I am not real fond of Turkey (no matter how it is served; don't like Turkey lunchmeat either), but I will certainly have a little if that's what is on the menu. Prefer the dark meat. We make Roast Chicken, or sometimes Prime Rib unless we are having family over for a "traditional" Thanksgiving dinner.
The Missus makes an _awesome_ homemade Cranberry Sauce, that as far as I'm concerned, could be a meal in it's self. Never any leftovers of _that_ commodity.
Good Ambrosia is delightful, but I've had some that was pretty nasty (cheap pseudo-whipped-cream poopoo). Green Beans, OK, Green Bean _Casserole_; whazzat?
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Grandma used to put the giblets in the turkey pan so they'd marinate in the juices, then take them out and feed them to the cats before using the drippings for gravy. So you got a bit of the flavor, but no chunks of kidney and what-not. Mom and I take them out of the turkey and toss them to the cats from the start. Made properly, gravy is rich and flavorful without them.
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I've never mseem thanksgiving gravy that didn't have eggs or giblets.
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I can't figure out how boiled eggs go into gravy. . all chopped up? mashed? it sounds hideous, frankly. can you see egg bits? gravy should be smooth. That is the foundation of gravy; a smooth, viscous meat sauce.


That is so funny about the culture shock of the Sig. Other's family.


The first time I ate a meal at my now husband's house, his mom placed all the food on the table, while the three large men sat there, elbows all over the table, holding forks like cavemen, and they began eating like wolves, before she even sat her little self down!
I was stunned. When we had a family dinner, NO ONE ever started until mom was seated. Sometimes we said grace, not always, but we never ate but that mom was also seated.


They ate like it was nothing but business. almost no talking, just shoveling, then stood up and left the table when they were done, whether their mom was done or not.



We always sat around the table after eating, and talked, and nibbled and talked.
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post #47 of 67 Old 11-15-2018, 07:45 PM
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I actually don't like pumpkin pie that much. But I am not a picky eater and will eat just about anything. I will eat pumpkin pie but it's gotta be homemade. Store bought stuff is icky.

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I love pecans but not a big fan of pecan pie, it's too sickening sweet. Mince pie I can pass, same with that ambrosia stuff. But really, about the only thing in the world of foods that you absolutely cannot get me to eat is liver. Can't get it past the center of my tongue or it makes me gag. Thankfully, I've never seen anyone make liver and onions for Thanksgiving.

I just can't imagine anyone not liking home made cranberry sauce.

Oh wait, I just remembered that an aunt used to make tripe soup (a tradition of hers). Nope, not touching it.
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Tripe soup? Eeeech. That sounds horrific.
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As in a traditional mexican menudo?
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