Love this story — and it’s why I wrote mine!
My jobs for Thanksgiving are make the pies and the gravy. I haven’t liked the way my crust has been turning out so I used my friend’s recipe. I didn’t realize that unlike my 2 crust recipe — her’s was for a one crust pie. Let’s just say when I made it stretch into a 2 crust pie anyway — instead of being flaky — it was like eating a cracker. Fortunately, my family will eat anything that is sweet with very little complaint.
We had everything on the table read to eat– as my dad craved the turkey — the juice was pink — the turkey wasn’t cooked. Mom cooked it upside down which apparently affects the cooking time — significantly. We went ahead and ate without the turkey.
At the table, my dad shared the story of how a few nights ago he got up, showered, shaved, and ate…
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