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November Abundance

Hello Everyone,

As the leaves begin their colorful dance to the ground and the scent of autumn fills the air, I find myself wrapped in a blanket of nostalgia.

I wanted to take a moment to step away from the hustle of business and share with you some of my most treasured Thanksgiving memories. It's these reflections, after all, that inspired my journey with Reflectel Mirror TV.

A Window to Childhood Memories

Thanksgiving has always been a magical time for me. I remember waking up to the tantalizing aroma of turkey and the sound of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade playing in the background. My siblings and I would huddle in front of the TV, our eyes wide with wonder at the colorful floats and marching bands. It was more than a parade; it was a carnival of joy, marking the start of our favorite season.

In the afternoons, our living room would transform into a mini-stadium, with family members cheering for their favorite football teams. The energy was infectious, even for those of us who didn't understand the game. It was about being together, sharing laughs, and occasionally, friendly debates.

The Essence of Family Gatherings

As the evening approached, the TV would be turned off, and our home would be filled with the sounds of family. Stories from the past, updates from the present, and dreams about the future would mingle with the clinking of dishes and the rustling of recipe pages. These were the moments that defined our family gatherings, a simple yet profound joy of being together.

Reflecting on the Present

In sharing these memories, my hope is to remind us all of the beauty and simplicity of these moments. Yes, I am passionate about what Reflectel offers, but more than that, I am passionate about what it represents – a gathering, a reflection of our shared experiences, and a celebration of our connections.

This Thanksgiving, whether you're watching the parade, enjoying a football game, or simply sharing stories around the table, remember that it's these moments, these simple joys, that weave the tapestry of our lives.

Elizabeth's Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

As we reminisce about the joys of Thanksgiving, I can't help but think about the flavors that make this holiday so special. In the spirit of sharing and togetherness, I'd love to pass along three of my favorite recipes. These are dishes that have graced our family table for years, bringing smiles and warmth to our gatherings. I hope they can do the same for yours.

Ham and Manchego Panini with Dipping Sauce


  1. 4 slice country bread

  2. 4 oz. thinly sliced ham

  3. 2 oz. coarsely grated Manchego cheese (1/2 cup)

  4. 4 tsp. olive oil

  5. 3 tbsp. apricot jam

  6. 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

1. Top each of 2 bread slices with ham, Manchego, and remaining slices. Brush tops of panini with 2 teaspoons oil.

2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-low. Place panini in skillet, oiled side up. Cover; cook until golden brown and cheese has melted, 5 to 8 minutes per side, pressing down with a spatula 3 to 4 times during cooking.

3. Meanwhile, make dipping sauce: In a small bowl, mix together jam and Dijon. Serve panini with sauce on the side.

Corn and Radish Salad


  1. 4 slice country bread

  2. 4 oz. thinly sliced ham

  3. 2 oz. coarsely grated Manchego cheese (1/2 cup)

  4. 4 tsp. olive oil

  5. 3 tbsp. apricot jam

  6. 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook corn until fragrant and tender, 8 to 12 minutes. Remove ears, and hold under cold water until completely cool.

2. Working in a large bowl, slice kernels from cob (to yield about 2 cups). Toss with radishes, jalapeño chile, lime juice, and olive oil. Season generously with coarse salt. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Tortellini with Peas


  1. Coarse salt

  2. ground pepper

  3. 1½ lb. frozen cheese tortellini

  4. 1 package frozen peas

  5. 2 tbsp. butter

  6. 1 clove garlic

  7. ½ c. shredded Parmesan cheese

1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook tortellini about 2 minutes less than package instructions. Add peas; cook until pasta is al dente and peas are tender, 2 minutes more. Reserving 1 cup pasta water, drain. Set aside pasta and peas.

2. Melt butter in pasta pot over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Discard garlic.

3. To pasta pot, add pasta and peas, Parmesan, and 3/4 cup reserved pasta water; season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Add more pasta water, if necessary, to thin sauce. Serve, topped with additional Parmesan if desired.

Cooking these dishes always brings back a flood of memories and creates new ones. I hope they can do the same for you and your loved ones. If you decide to try these recipes, I'd love to hear about your experience!

Wishing you a Thanksgiving filled with delicious moments and heartwarming memories,

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About Reflectel and Elizabeth Goldfeder:

Founded and led by Elizabeth Goldfeder, Reflectel boasts over 35 years of pioneering the fusion of design and technology. Elizabeth's vision and dedication have been instrumental in redefining the relationship between art and entertainment. Under her guidance, Reflectel's expertise has become more than just a statement; it's a testament to an unwavering commitment to excellence.

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