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Percolate: thankful

The idea to cook something different for Thanksgiving began to percolate approximately 2 weeks ago. In the past, Thanksgiving meals consisted of Turkey, dressing and gravy, rolls, and vegetables.

 Roughly a month ago, I started watching Guy Fieri on Sundays, at 9am, on Food Network.
The time was 849am, and I had not eaten my breakfast. I was thinking that I would sit down and catch up on my reading, and that I would just miss Guy’s show  today or see it later given thatI was recording his show. 

So, around 5 til 9, I thought that if I do not watch Guy’s  show now, I will probably not watch it later. So, I decided to watch the show and was ecstatic to see what Guy was making.
Guess what? This past Sunday, Guy made a nontraditional Thanksgiving meal which included Balsamic Braised Leg of Lamb, sweet potato gnocchi and peas and prosciutto.  Yummy!! I wrote the recipes down, of course, and I plan to make all three recipes for Thanksgiving. 

So, I am making a grocery list as we speak in preparation for my nontraditional Thanksgiving meal. Turkey,  dressing and gravy, and rolls will still be on the menu, just in small portions.  I will probably still get up early in the morning to start on Thanksgiving  dinner. I am looking forward to making something different for Thanksgiving!! 

What are you cooking/eating for Thanksgiving?


I am passionate about living a life that is aligned with God, the Divine Consciousness. I choose a to live a quality life with balanced and sustained health in all dimensions, and I am determined to do my part in helping generations now and to come. Our experiences are here to help us achieve our best self. Sustainable optimal health and living starts from the inside, and our behaviors can encourage, empower, and inspire others to do the same. Make this lifetime great! Timika

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