we had a pretty good spread.
we started with shrimp cocktail, and port wine cheese balls rolled in nuts, and some aged cheddar, all with crackers.
my meatballs and sausage turned out well, and we also had a smoked, maple glazed, spiral cut ham that my mom made that was delicious.
eldest sis made garlic chicken marsala that was good but very garlic-y. her hubby, my bil made baked ziti, and my yougest sis made a salad with romaine, chick peas, and dried cranberries. she also brought italian pastries for dessert.
someone brought creamed corn that i think no one touched.
you can tell that my entire family are bread people, because there wasn't a slice left to be found of all of the fresh bread dw and i picked up from our local bakeries on the way.
we brought 2 huge rye breads: one with whole caraway, one without.
we also brought an extra large, oat topped multigrain brown bread, and 2 giant french breads.
whatever wasn't eaten was jealously divided then stashed away in everyone's bags of gifts that they were taking home, lol.