As you spend this Thanksgiving with family and friends, what are some of the things that you look forward too? Is it the variety of dishes like collards, macaroni and cheese, potatoes, cranberry, dressing, the turkey, and all of the different desserts that most people indulge in during the holidays?

How about the traditions? Growing up in Oklahoma (football country) we always had our very own family football game in the yard while the elders prepared the Thanksgiving meal. It was always tradition for the men and the boys to get together and talk about things that that we needed to talk about to keep us on track and the same was true for the women and girls.

So what are some of the foods and customs that make your Thanksgiving special and why?