Why I Ate Apple Pie for Breakfast Today

And I’ll probably do it again tomorrow

Current contents of my fridge. Don’t be fooled by the empty space in the freezer. I need to fit eight jars of turkey soup in there. They are currently cooling down out on the patio. Photo by author.

When you’ve been cooking Thanksgiving dinners for three decades you can do most of the work on autopilot. Pie crusts get made on Tuesday. On Wednesday every dish that can be made ahead is. Thursday morning is a rush followed by a delicious dinner, a sleepy afternoon, and painful cleanup.