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By Beth Bond 

Dealing with the ‘BIG’ dinner

 

November 16, 2017

Servings of give and take, and a dollop of patience, can go a long way into turning a stressful holiday dinner into a memorable meal.

Ahhh … The aroma of a roasting turkey has filled the house with eager anticipation for Thanksgiving dinner. Sweet potatoes topped with browned marshmallows are Aunt Betty’s favorite, but Cousin James can’t stand to even look at that concoction, and says so.

Then the green beans come out of the kitchen in a serving dish, with crispy onion bits on top. They hardly make it to the table before Timmy starts picking those pieces off and popping them into his mouth. Aunt Susan complains loudly, “That’s the only part I like, and now they are all gone!”

Mom brings out the cranberry sauc...



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