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A long Thanksgiving tradition in Southern California
A long Thanksgiving tradition in Southern California

Every year at my house, we host what we call the "Long Table Thanksgiving."It's a simple tradition, and it does a lot to minimize holiday stress. We provide the birds, and everyone else brings a side dish.Oh, and we eat at a very long table.These Thanksgivings started out small enough, a modest gathering of family and friends. That first year, we had just under 20 guests. We were able to fit everyone into the tiny dining area of our little Craftsman bungalow — it might have been a bit of a squeeze, but we prefer to remember it as "intimate." The following year, our number grew by a few guests. We moved some furniture around so the dinner could spill into the living room, to give...

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