Thanksgiving 2012

Favorite Things Related to Thanksgiving!

Sports

Redskins vs. Cowboys Football Game!

Thursday, Nov 22nd 2012 at 4:15pm

2000 Brush St

Detroit, MI

My family and I will be watching football all day, this is the game I am looking foward to the most!

Food

Apple Pie Recipe

  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 7 cups thinly sliced apples
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
  • 4 tablespoons milk (optional)


Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Mix together the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon peel.
  3. Line one crust in a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Layer 1/3 of apples into pie crust. Sprinkle with sugar mixture and repeat until done. Sprinkle with lemon juice and dot with butter.
  4. Place second pie crust on top of filling and flute the edges. Cut vents in top crust and brush with milk for a glazed appearance if desired.
  5. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes.

Tradition

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been a family tradition for the past 88 years. More thatn50 million people watch it every year! Here is some history about the parade:

http://social.macys.com/parade2012_kaws/?cm_mmc=VanityUrl-_-parade-_-n-_-n#/info/history
Here's a clip of the Parade in 2009. A favorite part for man people is when Santa comes at the end to start the Christmas season.
Macy's Parade Finale 2009, "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town/ I Believe Finale"