Meghan Markle can be a member of the British royal family, but she still knows how to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving feast in the United States!
Just a year ago, the Duchess of Sussex celebrated Thanksgiving with her mother, Doria Ragland, in Los Angeles. Barely four days later, she was back in London, where she and Prince Harry announced their commitment to the world.
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Now, she is spending Thanksgiving across the pond at her home in Kensington Palace, as she and Harry prepare for their first holiday season as a married couple, and future parents!
Meghan, who incorporated American touches throughout her wedding service in May, will probably find a way to celebrate one of her most beloved holidays with Harry: she can not let her proven turkey skills go to waste, after all.
In 2016, Meghan revealed that she cooked the perfect turkey of Thanksgiving in a backward photo on her now-deleted Instagram. The first Costumes Star relived the glory of her cooking conquest and admitted feeling pressured to repeat it.
Posting a photo of herself next to a colorful turkey, Markle wrote: "Oh, that time I roasted a pretty perfect Thanksgiving turkey! The question is, can I do it again? The pressure is on!
Judging by the hashtags in the publication, it seems that it stings your turkey before you roast it, an easy but time-consuming technique of soaking the bird before cooking that is known to make it juicy and tasty. "Let the pickles begin," said Markle.
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Meghan was open about her traditions of Thanksgiving and her passion for charity. In a post on her old lifestyle blog, The Tig, she wrote: "Despite the contrast of my two worlds growing up, there was a very powerful community: my two parents came from little, so they decided to give a lot – buy turkeys for shelters for the homeless on Thanksgiving, distributing meals to patients receiving palliative care, donating any extra change in their pocket to those who request it and performing quiet acts of grace, be it a hug, a smile or a pat on the back to show the needy that they would be fine.
"This is what I grew up seeing, that's how I grew up being: a young adult with a social conscience to do what I could and, at least, speak when I knew something was wrong."
After closing his own personal social media accounts after his engagement with Harry last year, he recently made his official return to social media with a snap of Harry as he rehearsed his speech for the closing ceremony of Invictus Games in Sydney on the 27th. October, published on The Official Twitter of Kensington Palace, which the couple currently shares with Prince William and Princess Kate.
Harry followed his example with a candid picture he took of Meghan cradling his baby punch under the shade of Redwood trees in New Zealand.