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What can you substitute for a Turkey as the main meal on Thanksgiving?


I love turkey on Thanksgiving, but would like to serve something a little different this year. What else could be just as festive and meaningful?

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    Hawkeye, you have me drooling over your smoked salmon suggestion. It does go well with almost any meal or dish. Fish was our Lord's most common meal and over which he gave thanks many times.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    I really do enjoy roasted chicken and your suggestion is quite appealing. I will have to consider this option.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    I do love lamb. I also think the association of the passover and giving thanks to the good Lord above is a good way to stress the meaning of the celebration.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    May have to think about this idea. I do love fish.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    Well, I guess if the oven is not working, that would make it easier to decide. You have improvised well. The store near us does have some yummy rotiserie chicken. Thanks for the idea.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    I am thinking honey ham is one of my favorites at Easter, but why not Thanksgiving too? My hubby has always wanted to try fried turkey, but I don't know about guests. Sounds good.

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Nancy Yager (Lipnancy) says

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    That is a very nice thing to do, Lipnancy. I would imagine the food variety would be quite interesting and fun to sample.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    Now that is another wonderful suggestion! I would add some baked apples and rice to compliment the dish.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    That is a great idea: I can have my turkey and ham. Why not? I can see how this would please most guests in our home. Thanks.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    Love all three poultry options and put together would satisfy many guests.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    Freecamping aussie, wow, that looks really good! I can see how this would make Thanksgiving special around here. I love garlic, mint & rosemary on meat, especially lamb. I am tasting this already.

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    Dianna Mendez (teaches12345) 4 years ago

    I think I am following that thought right now. Something different but a small bird for the traditional celebration folks. Thanks for your help.

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