November 24th, 2011

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A Turkey I Could Eat

This was so cute:





A cream puff with turkey head and little wings! No I didn't make this but I certainly enjoyed eating it.

I always have reservations about a holiday celebrating our ancestors' meal with Native Americans that they subsequently (not the next day but...) wiped out or forced off their lands out to the West. The U.S. is still not honoring treaties with Native Americans and no one is holding the government accountable. So while I appreciate the chance to give thanks, something we should do all the time, this is both a joyful celebration of family and friends and a somber reminder of privilege and loss. Oh and yes, those poor turkeys...