If you are looking for an alternative version of Thanksgiving consider serving Cornish game hens instead of turkey.
We always like to review a few different recipes before deciding. Below are a couple of recipes from traditional to adventurous to help get you started.
HERB-ROASTED CORNISH GAME HENS from Martha Stewart
ROASTED CORNISH GAME HENS WITH GARLIC, HERBS AND LEMON from The Daring Gourmet.
Simplified version that skips the food processor.
GEORGIAN-STYLE CORNISH GAME HEN WITH GARLIC SAUCE (TABAKA DA NIORTSKALI) from Saveur
Crisp-skin bird is cooked, a generous amount of butter and served with a pan sauce of garlic and cilantro.