I started a thread on this a couple of years ago. We're invited for Thanksgiving tomorrow. We'll be contributing a pie but we won't expect to take leftovers home. So I'm looking for suggestions for having some Thanksgiving atmosphere for Friday night dinner. We're a family of four so another turkey is too big a deal. Just roasting a turkey breast doesn't seem that interesting (plus no bones for stock). Last time I made Cornish hens with wild rice, which was good, but I'm open to other ideas.
Here's the original thread, with a lot of postings from people who are tired of turkey by Friday: