One year after COVID had cancelled many family gatherings throughout the country, the holiday is back and the “Sunday Morning”Commentator” shares some tips and tricks for getting the best from your family’s dinner.
ThanksgivingThis is without a doubt my favorite holiday. AlwaysIt was.
WhenWhen I was little, I loved sitting at my parents’ table. We’dFill our glasses with sparkling apple juice.Cheers”The other children pretend that we were drinking beer. ThingsWould you like to get? Wild.
ComeThis is how I celebrate, if you think about it. ThanksgivingExcept now I’mat the table for grownups.
I am the seventh child in a large family. We all make it a point to get together at my parents’ house every year, regardless of where we live or how busy we are. SeattleReconnect. ThatIt is because we always Did,…
ThisIt’s a bright year indeed. Thanksgiving’s back, baby!
ButAlso, um, what does it mean? Thanksgiving work again?
InIf you’ve also become rusty because of that year off here are some do’s & don’ts.
Cook your food properly. BackWhen I was a child, a massive storm caused all the power to go out during the 1980s. SeattleOn ThanksgivingPeople are forced to take their turkeys out of the oven halfway through, and then “call it good.” Well, let me tell you, it was not good … not good at all.
When it comes to your feasting, don’t peak too early. I’veHad more than one ThanksgivingI was so hungry that I didn’t want to wait for dinner, so I ate three entire bowls black olives all by myself. AlsoI drank the olive oil, which was a mistake.
If you have the time and energy, get outside. There’sNothing beats a good appetite to get your blood pumping. AboutTen years ago, I started something called “The Burbank Family Fun Run”A family-approved early morning jog, which everyone agrees is theirs MinimumFavorite part Thanksgiving. They tell me this repeatedly.
Do not be surprised if you feel the need to legally emancipate from the people you love. WhetherIt’s that uncle who has seen one too many Facebookposts and thinks that he knows “what the real story is.” Or a sibling who still harbors a grudge that goes back years Nixon administration, families can be … a lot. AndIt can be difficult and stressful to try and squeeze yourself into a room together with your family, in order to enjoy the large bird you just cooked.
ButIt’s a great way to spend the holidays with family.
StoryProduced by Young Kim. Editor: Steven Tyler.
Source: CBS News