We all went down the block, eight houses away, to Aunt Lu and Uncle Norman's house for Thanksgiving dinner. Aunt Lu's table was, as always, set beautifully. Uncle Norman brought the turkey out on the platter and began to carve.
Aunt Lu looked over and began to scream "Norm.....AAAAAAAAA!!", pointing at the turkey. Uncle Norm dropped the carving knife, my
mother spilled her water, my son, cousin and brother started to laugh and the rest of us sat there stunned. Inside the turkey was a soft textured "tube", ranging in color from chartreuse to dark green.
Well, needless to say, we didn't eat that turkey, but being Italian, there was ravioli and sausage, meatballs, salad...lots of good stuff to eat, and of course, dessert.
We l... read more