I spent 2 hours at the grocery store this morning, searching for the various ingredients required for my Thanksgiving feast this Saturday. Pre-made pie crust? -No, sorry. Everyone makes it from scratch here I guess. Butternut squash? -None left, but come back this afternoon, we’re getting a new shipment. Pumpkin puree? -Never heard of it, but here’s a slice of saran-wrapped pumpkin. Any turkeys? -No, they’re not in season. So when are turkeys in season, I wonder.
I must have spoken at least once to every employee working in ICA today, who were probably greater in number than the customers (it seems Thursday mornings are a popular time for restocking everything in the store).
Eventually I left having found all I needed to make butternut squash casserole, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, and cranberry sauce. But I still don’t have a turkey. Details, details….
And so it came to be that after spending a few hours in the kitchen, I ended my Thanksgiving day at Max, Sweden’s oh-so-delicious (and oldest) burger chain. It may not have been a typcial Thanskgiving dinner, but it was, as the Swedes say, Mums! (MMMMmmmmmmm)
Happy Thanksgiving Allihopa!