Athene Numphe (athene) wrote,
Athene Numphe
athene

  • Mood:

Thanksgiving diner

For thanksgiving diner lordaerith and I decided not to do a turkey, but a buffalo roast with mashed potatoes, asparagus, and gravy. Unfortunately Whole Foods didn't have a buffalo roast or asparagus, so he got two bison tenderloins and green beans.

I started the mashed potatoes and then when they were boiling away, we realized we didn't have a broiler pan...about 10 minutes of insanity ensue as lordaerith pan-fries the tenderloins while I try to mash the potatoes and make the gravy at the same time. And all of a sudden we realize that we hadn't prepped the green beans at all. Luckily the tenderloins were able to sit in their own juices (of which i got some to for the gravy) which softened them, the mashed potatoes were kept warm in the oven and the green beans got done just fine. I was really happy with how the gravy came out as I'd never really made gravy on my own before. It was really easy to make and I owe mad props to artemis42 for adding dill weed to my kitchen spices.

Dinner itself was very nice. Afterwards I forcedsubjected lordaerith to Horse Feathers.

Now I should probably start the clean-up process.
Tags: dinner, food, thanksgiving
Subscribe

  • New Blog

    For everyone following this blog, I finally did something with the main page of my website. It's now a blog for our whole family (why yes,…

  • Nothing like I expected - a birth story

    For those who don't follow me on other social media, Benjamin Ansel was born on Saturday, October 10 at 3:24pm. Here is my birth story:…

  • Well, that was unexpected

    As we were leaving (late) for daycare/work this morning, I was thinking to myself what a lovely sunny morning it was out. I almost tried to fish my…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for friends only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment