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The Madox Blog

Friendsgiving at the Madox

November 16, 2018

Hosting a Friendsgiving has become a millennial adulthood rite of passage, and frankly, a tradition that should have been started decades ago!  Before your hectic family gathering, invite your closest friends to indulge in delicious food, drinks and enjoy one another’s company.

Don’t let the prospect of hosting get you stressed though! Here are some important tips to make sure you have the best Friendsgiving ever at your Madox apartment.

  • Have enough food for your guests – The size of the turkey you cook should depend on how many guests you are having. If you are having a small gathering of 5 people you’ll want to purchase a 7lb turkey, a gathering of 10 people you’ll need a 14lb turkey and if you’re having up to 20 people you’ll want a 24-28lb turkey.  For directions on how to cook a turkey, you can follow these  Also, ask your guests to come with their favorite side dish or dessert.
  • Make an easy cocktail and look really classy – Impress your guests by having a fall signature cocktail. You can’t go wrong with a hard apple cider.  Mix 8 parts apple cider and 1 part dark rum (you can also use a whiskey such as bourbon) in a punch bowl (or a nice mixing bowl). Add apple slices or cinnamon sticks and cloves if you want to make it extra pretty. Most of your guests will also bring some wine, just be sure to have some plastic glassware or regular glasses ready.
  • Have containers for leftovers – Who doesn’t love leftover food from Thanksgiving? Chances are you’ll have a lot of delicious food that can be sent home with your friends! The next day they can heat it up and enjoy so it doesn’t go to waste.

The Bozzuto Group would like to wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!