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Christmas Dinner, Part One: The Fellowship of the Mise En Place

Holidays at home generally mean cooking something big, something a little outside the norm. This year, the notch has been stepped up.

The Players:

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If you're going to have vegetables involved, they should be good ones. These are.

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Bread and bacon. Food groups: covered.

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Bacon: about to do what it does best.

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Put this with the bacon, and you'd have yourself a nice side dish. But that's not enough for today.

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Magic happening.

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This is probably too hot for the kids to see.

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Look at all that goodness. I see apples, wild rice, chestnuts? Yes.

What's all this for?

Time for the big reveal:

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Oh yes. We went there.

To be continued…

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Clay and Adam are a couple of dorks.

But I certainly had nothing to do with this monstosity.

Or did I?