Thanksgiving Pie

We all have elements of Thanksgiving that are required, mandatory, and just plain ol’ absolutely-has-to-be-there for Thanksgiving to be truly Thanksgiving. Those elements are familial, nostalgic, and our connection to our sense of self and history. As children grow up and marry, having families of their own, the traditions merge and blend, but there is always a connection to one’s childhood present on the table. There are many constants: turkey, ham, mashed sweet potatoes (with or without marshmallow topping), stuffing and the list goes on. And then there are the traditions of dessert. Continue reading