Cornbread batter poured into hot oil in the cast iron skillet...yum!
Snow works good for cooling down cornbread quickly.
It was a little sad to break apart all that cornbread for dressing. I might have eaten a bite or two.
Appetizers: Homemade cornichons and pickled green beans
(Not pictured: roasted chestnuts)
Cranberry ginger jam (also canned up about 6 half pints for later)
Marinated & roasted portabellos
Super creamy rosemary mashed potatoes by Mike's mom
Roasted parsnips, carrots and red onion with balsamic glaze
My plate (pre-cranberry jam)
Mike eyeing the pecan pie truffles
Pumpkin ice cream pie with salted caramel sauce
Hot cider mulled with craisins