Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

Don’t worry. I’m not going into social justice warrior mode for this post. I wouldn’t anyway. I wanted to wish my American readers a very happy Thanksgiving, no matter what you’re doing and whoever you’re doing it with.

One of the questions I’m asked is if I do Thanksgiving in Australia. I don’t. People have asked me to, but there are a few problems with this:

  • I have never cooked a turkey before.
  • I have never cooked a ham before.
  • I don’t cook meat very often.
  • I have never cooked 90% of the stuff we normally have on Thanksgiving. (I could probably make a ton of mashed potatoes. That’s it.)
  • I’m too lazy to spend a day cooking.
  • Even if I tried to cook this stuff, I probably wouldn’t succeed.
  • No cooking I do is good as my mother’s or grandmother’s.
  • It’s a ton of carbohydrates… not that I care.

That’s my list of excuses. Plus, I just don’t do it here. No reason for me to do it here, especially cooking like this on a Thursday. People will think I’ve flipped the insane switch in my head.

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