Monday, November 26, 2007


Test run of new grill successful

The male turkey (price: $38)

Male and female turkey, plus rooster

Roasting pit

All the birds (2 turkeys, 2 guinea fowl, 4 chickens)

Chop chop

Down the street the neighbors start a controlled fire to clear brush. This happens regularly this time of year.

Peanut butter bars

Pumpkin pie

Apple pie

Plucking feathers

Plucking complete

Gutting birds


The power got cut all of a sudden. Fortunately we have to run a generator to keep the anti-venom and rabies vaccines cold. Props to the American taxpayer.

Roasting pit roasting

There is a mandatory helmet rule

Turkey stuffed with chicken and guinea fowl, wrapped in banana leaves and put inside two cement bags

Better late than never

Peeling potatoes

Making punch


Blogger MarjW said...

Thanks for the pictures of what looks like a great thanksgiving feast...I am sure my daughter and all the other pcvs had a great time...I will let the other Benin family members know where they can see what you call can pull together for Thanksgiving...I'm impressed...Marj, aka miriam's mom

2:55 PM  
Blogger Judith A. Johnson said...

What a fantastic meal, my stomach was growling after looking at photos, after it got over churning looking at the gut bowl.
Thanks for the photos
Judy, aka Carly's mom

4:18 PM  
Blogger Judith A. Johnson said...

I might also add that you must work for an ad agency in your former life with all the beauty shots of the food. I also liked the still life of helmets.

4:20 PM  

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