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Our Thanksgiving week kicked off the way any good Charleston celebration should — with a big family meal at the Hominy Grill.  Note that I am not the only person who obsessively takes photos of food and menus; we are passing our skills on to the next generation, too.


I was a big fan of the fried oyster and liver pudding po’ boy and the bread pudding, which was decadent without being overly rich.  Oh, and later in the week we found a little spot for some freshly-steamed Folly Beach oysters.


We also celebrated cousin Bob’s birthday, spent most of the week piled on top of each other, and jostled each other for food.


And oh — the food.  Fried turkey.  Two hams.  Egg rolls.  Once there’s a vat of bubbling oil and shortening in your backyard, it’s only a short trip to let the imagination run wild as to what else can be deep-fried.

And don’t forget the post-meal football.  We’re starting our guys early (in hopes that mine, at least, hasn’t inherited my total lack of athletic ability).


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