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Thanksgiving for 4

This was our first Thanksgiving in our new California house and the first time we cooked for just the four of us.  We set up a small desk in the living room to make it a little more cozy than sitting in the dining room.
The Menu...Herb roasted turkey breast, brown butter glazed carrots, green beans with caramelized shallots and roasted mushrooms, stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts and pearl onions in horseradish cream and Trader Joe's cranberry sauce.  

What I'm thankful for...
And a little football on  the beach...
One of the best things about doing the cooking--leftovers!  While watching Today Show this morning we got some great ideas for what to make with the leftovers from David Zinczenko, "Cook This, Not That!"


  1. your veggies look so good annie! and a little football on the beach sounds perfect too. your table had a very zen-like feel to it. simply beautiful.


  2. Hi, congratulations on your new blog! I found you through a comment you made on KathySue's 'Good life of Design' blog.. I had to see where you lived in So Cal that you already found a live Christmas tree - I didn't know they were even available yet! (I live in So Cal as well - so it caught my eye!). I love that we are having cooler weather than usual now - it seems like most years it is so warm that we wait to get the tree so the tree doesn't die before Christmas :) I like your blog and one of my favorite stores is Juxtaposition Home as well! Your Thanksgiving table is beautiful - I love the simplicity. Welcome to California! Sherri

  3. Hi Annie, I love your blog!
    I really like the table setting, the colours are gorgeous and the food looks divine! thanks for sharing. have a happy week :))