Our Thanksgiving in Japan

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We had our annual Thanksgiving feast at Bunkyo Gospel Centre last weekend.  It was wonderful.

Japan has a “Labour and Thanksgiving Day” in November, but it isn’t celebrated the same way we are accustomed to.  We discussed cultural differences between Thanksgiving celebrations around the world while we ate turkey at our table.

My mom and I worked in the kitchen to prepare one of three 15 pound turkeys in the church’s convection pizza oven.  We imported the turkeys and cranberry sauce from America through Yoyo Market.  Here some simplified steps to guarantee tastiness for all:

…and after all that, there were leftovers!