Thanksgiving 2011 in Mexico City – A photoset

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. We spent the night at a friends’ house in Colonia Roma. Erik and Liz Vance did an outstanding job. They were amazing hots.

Liz prepared mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, three different kinds of pie (pumpkin, pecan and apple), brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce and a HUGE turducken. Erik made Glögg, a Swedish warm wine that was delicious! Jon made pumpkin chili and a corn casserole and I made avocado rolls and pumpkin flan.

There were 19 people total. Some people flew from California and Virginia for this dinner. We all had such a great time! Here are the pictures of this unforgettable night. I hope you enjoy it. How was your Thanksgiving?
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¡Buen provecho!



  • A wonderful meal! It looks like you had a marvelous time with your friends.



  • Very nice table setting…and the bird(s) looks delicious!

  • I love those photos of the group of people. Looks like you guys had a great time!!

  • That must have been such a great time. Beautiful pictures!

  • Sounds so lovely! Avocado rolls – do tell? Are those posted?

  • It seems you had a blast! I was happy to read on facebook that things are getting better in your life! Great pictures!

  • Fabulous photos! Glad you had a great Thanksgiving.

  • I’ve never attempted a turducken, but have wanted to. This one looks amazing!

  • Great time!!Lovely photos Ben. I am recovering from my feast–first tamales and avocado salad and rice and beans–the day after–turkey–have a great weekend.

  • Looks like a great dinner … delicious, fun, and beautiful! We hosted a houseful (20+) and I didn’t have time to snap any photos ;( Next time I’ll be sure to invite you to document it all. LOL!

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