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#61 ButterflyChaser

 
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:45 PM

HI all, I am invited to a Thanksgiving party, and I will have to "bring my own" because there is no way I can make my friends redesign the whole menu around my diet. I usually bring something, and normally I would have baked a gluten-free desset, because desserts are my specialty.

BUT!

My stove and oven have been kaputt for weeks and the company says it won't be ready by Thanksgiving. So all I have is a small electric camp stoves.

Is there any Thanksgiving recipe that I can make in absence of a proper stove, and that would survive 6 hours of travelling? I am a foreigner, so I am a bit at a loss when it comes to typical recipes for Thanksgiving, beyond turkey and pumpkin pie... :P
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:57 PM

I think you could be forgiven for not cooking with a broken stove! How about bring drinks? Sodas or wine or cider?
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#63 ButterflyChaser

 
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 09:24 PM

ooh, THAT's smart! I can bring drinks! Thanks! I think a fancy dessert wine is always a good bet...
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Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Grave's disease (2011). It must have been a Black Friday.
Intestinal dysbiosis. Suspected damage to my vili (2012). NCGS according to my dermatologist upon seeing my post-wheat rash.

Gluten-free. Sept 2012.
Canola, almonds, soy = evil.

Grain-free, legume-free. December 2012.
No peanuts and tree nuts. February 2013.
Erb-Duchenne palsy from birth trauma.

My body is trying to kill me.


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Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:27 PM

If you really felt the need to cook something you could do a cranberry sauce.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 02:53 PM

Yes we will cook most of this. What usually happens when we cook (every Sunday) I make my plate before we start dinner. So on thanksgiving I would do my plate like normal and do an extra for the Dec 1. Both would be plated before guests arrive.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 06:00 PM

Here is an idea:

layered pudding and sugared fresh fruit... topped with cool whip and dusted with cinnamon or nutmeg.

http://www.kozyshack...gs_tapioca.html

It would transport well in a cooler and you could assemble at your destination in wine glasses or similar.
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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:15 AM

I remember we've had a Savory Green Beans with olive oil last year and these were just amazing. Try it guys!
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Posted 20 November 2012 - 02:29 AM

I've found many gluten-free recipes for Thanksgiving here. Check it out!
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