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Winter panzanella for Thanksgiving – why not?

  Most people want to eat the same things  on Thanksgiving. The kids clamor for the canned cranberry sauce. Aunt Hilda brings her green bean casserole made with mushroom soup.  And Uncle Bert bakes up a sweet-as-corn-syrup pecan pie.      My family comes from New England, where change does not come easily.  Everyone vacations at the same lake every year, so when it comes to Thanksgiving, tradition reigns. Yet my brother , who just got back from a hunting trip… Read More »