Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Fall Dinner

My parents invited us over for dinner on Saturday and since the weather is decidedly fall these days my mom thought a roast chicken dinner with all the fixings sounded like a great idea. Here are the two beautiful birds she stuffed and roasted:


But I'm getting ahead of myself. We started with some snacks while we had drinks, including sundried tomatoes and mozzarella on little toasts:


I really love these tomatoes and mozzarella.


In addition to the chickens my mom roasted carrots, steamed green beans and sliced some cranberry sauce:


Yes, we like the jellied cranberry sauce from a can. Don't hate us. She also made creamy, buttery mashed potatoes and gravy from the pan drippings:


SP made his amazing, buttery biscuits:


Here's the table all laid out for dinner:


My plate, with a little bit of everything:


This was one fantastic meal! The chicken couldn't have been more tender or juicy and all the sides were delicious. This was a good trial run for Thanksgiving since we have pretty much the same meal on that day as well.

After dinner we played Scrabble (I won, yay!) and then everyone enjoyed the pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting I'd made earlier that day.
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2 comments:

  1. Yum! And I happen to LOVE cranberry sauce from a can!

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  2. Brooke - LOL! I'm glad to hear it! :)

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