Did everyone have a tasty (and overly filling) Thanksgiving? Good.
Since I became a vegetarian, Thanksgiving has lost a lot of its charm. We always gathered at my Grandma’s house, and like a good Iowa farm-wife, she offered three (count ’em three!) kinds of meat: capon, beef, and ham. In addition there were mashed potatoes (which I’ve never liked, yes, I do know that this makes me a freak of nature), salad, cranberries, rolls, spinach balls (the best part!), and funeral casserole – a vegetable casserole so-named because a friend of my grandmother always brought it to funerals. As you can see, limited options for me, although I never was as uncomfortably full as the rest of my family.