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what are you having for thanksgiving dinner

please could you share with me your favorite dish or recipie thank you i need ideas on what to cook and how to cook it.

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pregnantagain07

Asked by pregnantagain07 at 3:43 PM on Nov. 7, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • oh i am having either a whole chicken or a ham, sausage and apple cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, corn, crescent rolls, and chocolate eggnog swirl pie! its not as HUGE as it could be b/c its just me and my 1 year old and 3 year old.
    snoober_k

    Answer by snoober_k at 3:50 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • *Turkey with special spicy turkey rub
    Stuffing
    Potatoes & gravy
    *green bean casserole
    winter squash
    *whole wheat rolls (homemade)
    *layer salad or pea & bacon salad
    *cranberry swirl cheesecake
    pumpkin pie
    *upside down apple gingerbread cake

    * If you'd like any of the recipes, please feel free to ask!
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 3:55 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • Turkey
    Sweet Rolls
    Sweet Potato Casserole
    Stuffing
    Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
    Green Bean Casserole
    Cranberry Sauce
    Pie of some sort haven't decided yet (Key Lime or Pumpkin)
    coala

    Answer by coala at 4:14 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • This is the only green bean casserole that I have ever liked. I found it on a package at Trader Joes. I put a sprinkle of swiss cheese on top.

    6 Tbl unsalted butter, plus more for dish (I am sure that olive oil can be substituted for most or all)
    1 medium onion
    1 pound mushrooms, quartered
    2 tsp coarse salt
    1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper (I use white)
    24 oz bag Trader Joe's frozen French Green beans
    6 Tbl all purpose flour (I use whole wheat pastry flour)
    2 cups milk (cow, soy, rice, etc.)
    8 oz Trader Joe's Gourmet Fried Onion pieces
    In a large skillet over medium heat melt 2 Tbl butter. Add onion (I would guess that it should be diced first) and sautee' until it begins to soften, about 4 minutes. Add mushrooms, cook until softened, about 8 minutes. Season with 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper; set aside to cool.

    cont
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:22 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • Cook green beans according to directions on bag (I just let them thaw overnight in the refrigerator). Melt the remaining 4 Tbl butter in a medium sauce pan over med-low heat. Add 1/4 cup flour, whisk constantly until mixture begins to turn golden, about 2 minutes. Pour in milk and continue whisking until mixture has thickened, about 3 minutes. Stir in remaining tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Pour over beans and toss to combine. Butter a 9x13 glass or ceramic baking pan and spread the green bean mixture. Heat the broiler, positioning rack about 8 inches from heat. Cook casserole, covered, until mixture is bubbly and heated through, about 10 minutes. Uncover and cook until top is golden brown, about 30 seconds. Sprinkle fried onion pieces over top and serve
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:23 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • Sweet Potato Pudding
    6 large sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
    1/2 cup butter, melted
    2/3 cup dark brown sugar
    2/3 cup white sugar
    4 eggs, beaten
    2/3 cup orange juice
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2 1/2 quart baking dish.
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and mash.
    In a large bowl, combine 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes, butter, brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, orange juice and vanilla until smooth. Pour into prepared dish.
    Bake in preheated oven 40 minutes.
    Notes: instead of the sugar and orange juice, I use ½ can of sweetened condensed milk; instead of the vanilla I use a really good dark rum. If you use rum be sure to taste it frequently to make sure that it has not spoiled.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:23 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • Here's my Menu, if you want any of the recipes PM me.

    Rosemary roasted turkey
    Crock pot ham (I have a very yummy recipe for this)
    Deluxe mashed potatoes
    Baked sweet potato
    Homemade cranberry sauce
    Homemade Cornbread dressing (the best I've ever had)
    Either honey glazed carrots or green beans
    Rolls (I buy these since I love potato rolls)
    Peach or berry cobbler (homemade, and yummy!)
    Deep dish Brownies
    Spiced apple cider
    Hot Chocolate (Not hot cocoa, actually made with real semi-sweet chocolate)

    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 7:36 PM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • We're going to the casino for Thanksgiving, so I don't have to cook anything. This is my favorite recipe though. Everybody goes crazy over it and it's super duper easy.

    Corn Casserole

    1 cup sour cream
    1 cup butter
    2 eggs
    1 Tbsp sugar
    1 can cream corn
    1 can whole corn
    1 box Jiffy cornbread


    Mix all
    Pour into 2 qt casserole dish
    Bake 375 for about 50-55 minutes uncovered
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 2:06 AM on Nov. 8, 2009

  • I always make Thanksgiving the day after. I make a turkey with stuffing, Cranberry Gelatin Salad (this is my new favorite!!) baked mac and cheese, twice baked mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, Salad, relish tray, brown and serve rolls, pumpkin pie. If you want any recipes, PM me. I love to share.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 7:35 AM on Nov. 8, 2009

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