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Downton Abbey and Thanksgiving “Makeovers”

Getting ready to open its doors for Season 3

Thanksgiving in the US has past, and many are still savoring “leftovers” from huge family dinners.  I never really liked the term “leftover” as it carries a negative connotation, as if the food has lost some value somehow.  I like to use the term “makeover”, implying that yesterday’s fabulous meal will taste even better today with a few touches, and more love added in.  I often find that many dishes take on new lives when enjoyed the second time around. Today’s dish is a prime example.  Colcannon (a mashed mixture of potatoes and cabbage) is sinfully delightful when made into Colcannon cakes.  This is definitely a Lord D favorite.

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