Pre-Thanks 2011.

2011 marked my fourth Pre-Thanks with my buddies! Remember last year?

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Jake and Annie were our wonderful hosts this year. There were close to 20 people at Pre-Thanks and TONS of awesome food!

Hey friends.

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The turkey was smoked again this year. This time they brined it in jalapeno juice and used a dry rub for extra flavor.

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This is the smoker that z (thanks to z’s sister and brother-in-law) gave to Dan and Jake last year. It has gotten some good use!

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Lucy aka “The Goose” hung out and drank a couple beers with us.

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The turkey smoked for over 12 hours!! TIME TO EAT!

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z got a little taste tester…

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Multiple types of stuffing, including a homemade vegetarian cornbread stuffing!

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Monkey bread!

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Serve it up!

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Brothers!

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My beautiful plate: stuffing, monkey bread, asparagus, and yams!

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A “rich red blend.”

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Turkey leg.

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The kids got seconds…

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Post-dinner comas.

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The lovely hosts!

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Dessert time.

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Dan and Keelan!

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Bud heavy.

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Once the Budweiser came out, we knew it was time to go home.

Seems like this year ended the same as last year…

 

Another great pre-thanks! So much fun!

 

We are so thankful to have such great friends!

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