My Thanksgiving Menu….

 

We were staying home for Thanksgiving this year.  But, a series of family events will lead us back to my mom and dad’s house for our Thanksgiving Meal.    Why weren’t we going in the first place?  Well, my two oldest kids are in college and they just want to be home.   We host our family Christmas and a tree decorating dinner so one holiday with just the 5 of us didn’t seem such a bad idea…..   But, this week, that all changed, so we will be at my parents house to share dinner with my parents, my brother, sister in law, and nieces.  So, I won’t be cooking the meal from “soup to nuts” but,  if I were cooking, this would be my menu….

          Thanksgiving Menu 2011

Turkey

Mashed potaotes

Gravy

C lassic Cornbread Stuffing

Brioche and Mushroom Stuffing

Cranberry Sauce

Classic Green Bean Casserole

Sweet Potato Puffs

Creamed Spinach and Parsnips

Crescent Rolls (classic)

Escalloped Oysters

Garlic-Braised Fennel

Spinach and Citrus Salad

Pumpkin Pie  (classic recipe off the can of the Libby Pumpkin Pie can)

Chocolate Pie

Meringue-Topped Cranberry Curd Tart

(If you are looking for a new ending to your Thanksgiving dinner, I would highly recommend picking up a copy of the Food Network Magazine,  November 2011 edition for their pie section.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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