Monday, November 9, 2015

Thanksgiving Recipes & Tips

Written by, Bernadyn Nettles

Mmmm...turkey, pumpkin rolls and apple cider...can you tell I've been thinking about Thanksgiving food? We'll be hosting Thanksgiving at our home this year so I've been preparing our menu. It's a little difficult narrowing it down to a few dishes to make because there's so many that I love and new recipes I want to try. If you're still looking for a few yummy ideas, I was hungrily devouring some delicious-looking dishes with my eyes on Pinterest and rounded up some worthy ones for you (and myself) today.  Let me know if any of these look like a dish you would want to cook up!

The images below are not mine (except for the Pumpkin Pie Sugar Cookies).  Click on the image to save it it and pin it.  Click on the underlined links to take you to the original author's recipe page.

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Cheese Tray Turkey at Also That's It:

Cheese (and Salami and Cracker) Tray Turkey to go on the kid's table for Thanksgiving:

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Dip at Quirky Inspired:

Need a quick appetizer for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This cheesy bacon ranch dip is amazing, and it's crazy simple to make!

Cranberry Jelly Dip at Life with the Crust:

Cranberry Pepper Jelly Dip - only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes to prepare this delicious simple appetizer, perfect for the holidays!:


Thanksgiving Main Dishes

 This one is a helpful post: 15 Delicious Ways to Cook a Turkey at Crystal & Co.

15 ways to cook a turkey

 Pumpkin Turkey Chili at Budget Fairy Tale

Pumpkin Turkey Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Glazed Ham at Creme de la Crumb:

Juicy slow cooker ham with a sweet and spicy glaze.:


 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

 Crescent Roll Cornucopia at Tablespoon

Crescent Roll Cornucopia 

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash at Chew Out Loud:

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash - Fantastic side dish recipe for the holiday season.

Roasted Aspargus with Garlic and Parmesan at Bobbi's Kitchen: 

Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Parmesan Shared on | #LowCarb #SideDish

Pumpkin Dinner Rolls at Beyond Kimchee: 

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole with Bacon at Stepable:
 Easy Green Bean Casserole without canned cream soup ~ classic green bean casserole with a homemade sauce that makes it extra creamy!:

Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole at Chef in Training:

Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole from ...This casserole is LOADED with all things amazing.- marshmallows, candied pecans, brown sugar, butter- you name it! It is a huge hit at the dinner table!

Thanksgiving Desserts

Mini Pumpkin Desserts at Home is Where the Boat is:

Mini Pumpkin Pies! Quick and easy to make with a muffin tin, cookie cutters and a package of refrigerated pie crusts! #pumpkin #fallbaking #thanksgiving:

 Apple Pie Fries at

Apple Pie Fries Recipe - Yummy, crispy and healthy apple fries tossed with cinnamon and sugar:

 Pumpkin Cream Cheese Roll at Gimme Some Oven:

 Homemade Pumpkin Roll -- simple to make, and filled with a delicious cream cheese icing | #dessert:

A couple weeks ago, I shared this fun Pumpkin Pie Sugar Cookie Recipe at Tips from a Typical Mom:

Fall Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

Thanksgiving Beverages

Apple Pie Punch at The Cookie Rookie

APPLE PIE PUNCH! The best drink for Thanksgiving and Autumn! Autumn in a glass. Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic versions! - The Cookie Rookie

Crockpot Apple Cider at The Frugal

Crockpot Apple Cider.. Yum! Once it's done if you add chia tea to it it's even better it's called chider:

Extra Thanksgiving Hacks and Tips 

Here are some useful tips to help your Thanksgiving feast be even tastier:

Yellow Bliss Road shares this serving chart:

A succinct guide to party planning for Thanksgiving.:

Find out the length of time your turkey needs to cook with these tips at Real Simple:

You'll soon have your bird (and a recipe), but how long, exactly, are you supposed to cook it? Here's a handy guide.:

Add more flavor into your turkey with this tip from Confessions of an Overworked Mom:

How to inject flavor in a turkey #goodcookcom #goodcookkitchenexperts #sponsored:

Cooking Hacks by Rachel Sanders at Buzzfeed:

 Did you see any recipes you might want to try this Thanksgiving?  What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes that you must have every year?  Share and let me know, I'd love to hear it!

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Happy cooking!

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