By Caryl Clem:
Coastal Thanksgiving festivals
Feature local stars to dance unto tables.
Juicy duets of cranberry and apple
Bacon flavor veggies with caramelized onion.
Russian Salmon Pie and Salmon Mousse share room
Pumpkin or squash cream cheese couples.
Dixie land Spoon Bread, Johnny Cake
Competes with rich Pecan Pie to partake
Or Southern favorite Shoofly Sweet Potato Pie.
A sweet tooth finds impossible to deny.
Dressing the turkey, bread and shored oysters
Blend taste sensations of land and waters .
Texans deep fry the turkey in the finale
Served alongside steaming hot tamales.
Mid-west maple or cider marinated turkeys glazed
Empty plates to earn words of praise.
Kicked up with Southwestern hot chili pepper
Cranberry/Orange cinnamon spice sauce flavor
No matter what your family consumes
Relax, enjoy relatives tasty customs.