Our Thanksgiving Feast

My wife and I love to cook together. This is especially true when we do not have time considerations hanging over the process. This Thanksgiving Day should be fun as it is just the two of us and we have an ambitious menu, a bunch of wine, and all day!

Although not a strict vegetarian, Thanksgiving Day, has become a tradition of going veg at my house. Not only do we believe that it is a great way to say “thanks” to our earth, the whole day has become a giant reminder of just how many animals are slaughtered in order to “nourish” our nation’s population, or to satisfy its gluttonous, medieval, compulsion to dominate over all that walk the earth, depending on how you look at it.

Can’t imagine Turkey Day without Turkey? Well Here is our plan of attack Courtesy of our favorite vegetarian cooking inspiration resource Vegetariantimes.com. Because of alcohol, and because I also love to torcher my detail oriented wife, we won’t likely follow these recipes exactly. Regardless, some version of what is below will be what is on our plates tomorrow and resulting in another tradition we like to call “Dinner nap”.

Wild Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Shepherd’s Pies

wild mushroom and caramelized onion shepherds

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Fruit and Toasted Almond Stuffing

Fruit and Toasted Almond Stuffing

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Roasted Green Beans with Walnuts and Rosemary

Roasted Green Beans with Walnuts and Rosemary

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Layered Sweet Potato Torte

Layered Sweet Potato Torte

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Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts and Dried Cranberries

Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts and Dried Cranberries

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

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Hope everyone has a great day!