I believe in the traditions that bring families together, which is what tamales have become for many families and cultures. The word tamale comes from the Aztec word “tamalii” which means wrapped food. They can be traced back in history, to 5000 B.C and were served to Aztec, Mayan, And Incan warriors because of their ability to travel easily and the nutrition in them. Now in days, tamales are eaten mainly during the fall because of their warmth and spiciness.
Every year for Thanksgiving, I go down to Evansville to spend time with the family I do not see as often. One thing my family does, is watch football. Mostly the guys are on the couch in front of the television watching that aggressive, vicious sport and the woman are in the kitchen, cooking. Back long ago, they
In the background I could hear a pan sizzling as my grandpa was cooking for our Thanksgiving Dinner. I could already smell how good the Thanksgiving Dinner would be. I could see our kitchen being a mess. I was happy! Everybody was having a good time, playing cards, talking to each other, like everybody should do on Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving is time to be thankful for what you have been blessed with and to thank others and God. My family’s tradition occurs at lunch time and everyone has to bring something. Grandma Jo prepares the turkey, mash potatoes, home-made gravy, seasoned green beans, and fresh corn. She also prepares homemade biscuits, and fatback, which is my favorite. I love the texture and the taste.
When the moment of truth came, the turkey, browned and glistening, was brought to the table, when suddenly silence enveloped the room; nobody knew how to carve it. My dad, a cardiologist, volunteered to apply his surgical skills, but he failed. Probably because we brined the turkey for too long, it fell apart disastrously. Although the turkey was less than perfect, we all had a good laugh, creating a bond that will never crumble the way our first Thanksgiving turkey did.
One of the special meals my Family has had last year was tamales on Thanksgiving,the reason why we had tamales is because my dad buys them from a lady from my neighborhood and that year he decided to share them to us and my whole family and everyone was there to enjoy the food we brought and we had music family and all the food was gone which is a good thing because everyone enjoyed it
Thanksgiving means to me that when the family gets together to eat and have conversations. We usually watch the Dallas Cowboys play. Most of time there is an abundant amount of food. We either go to more than one house or we switch houses every year. I think that Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time to get together and share what you have done over the year and eat a bunch of food.
We were all taken here so we could get taken care of and we would get fed. Most Turkeys thought it was nice of people, but that wasn’t the real truth. We were taken care of and fed so that we would become big Turkeys and then we would be killed as well. They would use all of us for Thanksgiving.
They are probably my favorite part of this holiday, and they are what make the traditions, traditions. However, the food runs a very close second to them. Picking a recipe was not the easiest task because of this love of all Thanksgiving Day food. Both lunch and dinner have incredible items, and I cook for both so there is a lot that I have to choose from. My favorite thing to make is probably mashed potatoes.
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Or frugal and counting your pennies (like most of us). The first step in making a dramatic diet change is to get rid of all the bad food options in the house. If you have no temptation you won 't be, well...tempted. You could throw out all your food, or hold off on shopping until
Each of our utopias have a different feel, smell, taste, sound, and look. My utopia is a place where it is Thanksgiving everyday. What it looks like, the smell, and the taste are the most noticeable about my utopia. My utopia looks very busy. There is food being prepared by a lot of people that takes time, dedication, and hard work to make.
The thanksgiving dinner contains Turkey, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and some pumpkin pie. There are some festivities and parades in some cities to. Thanksgiving has been celebrated in United states since 1863 and is celebrated everywhere on the 4th Thursday in November. Except in Canada where you celebrate it the 2nd Monday in October.
Thanksgiving is just about here. You know, that one day a year where we break out our stretchy pants and stuff our faces until we 're on the verge of suffocation. More importantly, the day is about giving thanks surrounded by the ones you love. As we crowd around the dinner table with our family and friends, those who follow a vegertarian or vegan diet often are left with little to no options. Nearly all the dishes are laced with chicken stock or turkey which are obvious no-gos.
Thanksgiving dinners with my family have always been particularly hectic. Rather than meet solely with my father or my mother’s side of the family, we fuse together as one family to give thanks for what we have. Despite the different backgrounds of these two families, we generally get along. However, about halfway through dinner, someone will give their opinion on a polarizing topic such as politics or economics and words will start to fly like a verbal food fight, and the differences. The instigator on most occasions?