Jackie sets a beautiful table. Because she actually has a dining room (and a really lovely one at that), she agreed to host, as well as prepare the core ingredients to any Thanksgiving feast: turkey, mashed potatoes (vegan), two pots of gravy (one vegan, one regular), stuffing (vegan) and carrots.
The spreadsheet I had made to keep track of who was coming and what they were planning to bring ended up coming handy in order to know what we needed at last-minute, but there were very few gaps. We ended up with just enough space to accommodate all the dishes brought, not to mention just enough place settings and seats for the dozen people who RSVPed. Continue reading