The very best part of Thanksgiving dinner is.. Black olives

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Post by serapion » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:46 am

Olives in omlets.
Or just by themselves.
Black, green, great.
Let's eat them all.

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Post by Hovannes » Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:51 am

A fleet of green olives and cocktail onions conducting naval exercises in the Martini Sea :D

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Post by SlowToke » Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:53 am

You're wrong. It's the gravy.
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Post by hogleg » Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:17 am

SlowToke wrote:You're wrong. It's the gravy.
+ 1 gazillion

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Post by Monarchist » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:47 am

A world without olives is unthinkable!

I used to frequent a Mediterranean bakery in my area and drool over the casks of every type of olive one might imagine! Briny goodness! :dance:
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Post by gravel » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:49 am

hogleg wrote:
SlowToke wrote:You're wrong. It's the gravy.
+ 1 gazillion
If you need gravy, you're doing it WRONG.

That said, if you want gravy, by all means gravy it up.

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Post by gravel » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:50 am

MDPiper wrote:
FlyCruiser wrote:I love black olives. I love all olives. They're a gift from God and should be treated accordingly.
Word!
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Post by hogleg » Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:29 am

gravel wrote:
hogleg wrote:
SlowToke wrote:You're wrong. It's the gravy.
+ 1 gazillion
If you need gravy, you're doing it WRONG.

That said, if you want gravy, by all means gravy it up.
If you ain't servin' gravy, you're doing it wrong.

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Post by bilder » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:12 am

While olives and gravy are fine and dandy, the best part about Thanksgiving is.....


Green bean casserole!!!!


Hate me all you want, but I love the stuff and cannot get enough. I will gladly be labeled a heretic and suffer burning at the stake so long as I can have a large helping of green bean casserole with my last meal.
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Post by hugodrax » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:22 am

I enjoy olives in all of their forms. I also still enjoy putting them on my fingers and have introduced my children to the art. However, that's not why I like Thanksgiving.

I like Thanksgiving because it is the only true public holiday left to us--think about it, then name another holiday that carries with it no obligation but that of sharing a feast with one's family. No gifts need to be given. You just enjoy what you have with the people you love.

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Post by gravel » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:34 am

hogleg wrote:
gravel wrote:
hogleg wrote:
SlowToke wrote:You're wrong. It's the gravy.
+ 1 gazillion
If you need gravy, you're doing it WRONG.

That said, if you want gravy, by all means gravy it up.
If you ain't servin' gravy, you're doing it wrong.
If your turkey is so dry, potatoes so bland, and stuffing so boring that gravy is needed to make the food palatable...

Skip the food. Drink the gravy.

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Post by Hovannes » Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:55 pm

Actually, the best part is being with family. If your family is obnoxious and dysfunctional, then it's the liqour :wink:

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Post by Hovannes » Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:58 pm

bilder wrote:While olives and gravy are fine and dandy, the best part about Thanksgiving is.....


Green bean casserole!!!!


Hate me all you want, but I love the stuff and cannot get enough. I will gladly be labeled a heretic and suffer burning at the stake so long as I can have a large helping of green bean casserole with my last meal.
'tis a terrible thing to do to a green bean :no:

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Post by JimVH » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:42 pm

A Smart Dude wrote:I like olives, but the best part of Thanksgiving dinner is seconds.
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Post by Cleon » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:52 pm

The best part of Thanksgiving dinner is pecan pie.


Mmmmm pie!
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Post by Del » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:28 pm

Monarchist wrote:A world without olives is unthinkable!

I used to frequent a Mediterranean bakery in my area and drool over the casks of every type of olive one might imagine! Briny goodness! :dance:
Did they have Zombie Green Olives? :mrgreen:
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Post by fiddlestix » Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:21 pm

bilder wrote:While olives and gravy are fine and dandy, the best part about Thanksgiving is.....


Green bean casserole!!!!


Hate me all you want, but I love the stuff and cannot get enough. I will gladly be labeled a heretic and suffer burning at the stake so long as I can have a large helping of green bean casserole with my last meal.
I'm right there with you on this one. It may make for unsightly leftovers, but it sure is tasty.

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Post by Jake » Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:33 pm

Black olives on my fingers, Kalamatas on my Brie, love 'em all. There's an olive bar that occasionally carries citrus-stuffed olives. I tried them once out of curiosity. WOW!! A small sliver of grapefruit stuffed in a Mediterranean olive... my favorite!
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Post by Jocose » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:27 pm

Monarchist wrote:A world without olives is unthinkable!

I used to frequent a Mediterranean bakery in my area and drool over the casks of every type of olive one might imagine! Briny goodness! :dance:
You drooled into the casks of every type of olive? I'll bet it was briny, and gross....
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Post by Monarchist » Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:25 pm

Jocose wrote:
Monarchist wrote:A world without olives is unthinkable!

I used to frequent a Mediterranean bakery in my area and drool over the casks of every type of olive one might imagine! Briny goodness! :dance:
You drooled into the casks of every type of olive? I'll bet it was briny, and gross....

No, fortunately there were clear plastic lids sealing each cask, otherwise...
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