(Closed) HA! Family made a request for FH to cook, but not me! :D

posted 7 years ago in Cooking
  • poll: Does your man cook for Thanksgiving?
    Yes! : (13 votes)
    48 %
    Nope! : (14 votes)
    52 %
  • Post # 3
    755 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @zagora: Nope! But he’s only good at one thing, he makes the absolute best burgers in the world. So his parents will be doing all the cooking, thankfully.

    Post # 4
    2142 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Not so far-only things I’ve made

    two years ago we tagged along with his parents,

    last year we brought cookies of our own valition

    this year we are bringing pumpkin spice whoopie pies- we asked his aunt what we should bring.

    Post # 5
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    My husband is a better cook than I am, lol.  He actually did the majority of Thanksgiving dinner last year, and my parents were very impressed!

    Post # 7
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    Oh yes. One of the many perks of being married to a chef.

    Post # 8
    2442 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Darling Husband is an expert at roasting poultry.  That is one of his 3 or 4 things he can cook.  So, he gets to roast the turkey.  That frees me up to cook EVERYTHING ELSE!

    Post # 9
    2142 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    @zagora: I used the pumpkin whoopie recipe out of Whoopie Pies and their marshmallow filling with added nutmeg and cinnamon

    *edit: realized I had alterations, PMing those

    Post # 10
    2697 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    No, but we don’t host. I always make one dish to bring. If we had guests, he would be helping.

    Post # 11
    147 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    I’m so lucky – my Fiance is an ammmazzzzzzing cook and creating meals is definitely something we bond over.

    Post # 12
    532 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    It’s my FH’s first Thanksgiving or holiday with my family. 

    He’s planning on bringing Pernil, or a latino roast pork shoulder dish. It’s what he associates with Thanksgiving, and wants to share it.

    He’s a great cook and probably cooks for me at least 3 days a week so I’m confidnt. Who knows how my paent will take it. 

    Post # 13
    3982 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    He helps cook whatever needs cooking the day of. He usually does most of the cooking for us as it is. This year the stuff we are bringing doesn’t involve much cooking though and since I work the late afternoon of Thanksgiving I will cook my Chess Pie tonight and he will handle our broccoli salad and grilled cauliflower dish.

    Post # 14
    1932 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2008

    My husband is a great cook! Never follows a recipe, but his stuff always turns out incredible. 

    I am decent, but I usually have recipes lol. 

    His favorite dish in my family is his lasagna and garlic mashed potatoes – both are great! This thanksgiving we’re doing Italian style, so he’s making stuffed manicotte and I’m making chicken parm. Very excited for it!


    I tell you, it’s been a lifesaver having a cooking husband! One week after we got married, he was cut from 40 hrs to 10 hrs at work, so I ended up having to take on another job (three total), so I worked almost every day of the week. It was SO nice to know that my stay-at-home-husband was making me dinner every night 🙂 or during my first trimester of pregnancy, he made all the meals because I was too tired or too sick. He’s amazing!

    Post # 15
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Yup. He’s doing almost everything. He usually does our normal cooking too. I’m making the pies and a mac and cheese dish.

    Post # 16
    7587 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I usually do all of our cooking. However, on holidays, Darling Husband really is a huge help. We work as a team in the kitchen. He usually will help with all of the prep and then always handles the meat. It’s really nice to have someone to lean on since we usually have a ton of people that want to eat our food! 

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