It's just me, hubby and our 3 kids (8, 5, 1) for turkey day and we are in a turkey day rut as far as sides. What are some suggestions for sides that we would all enjoy and that are homey, yet not turkey day predictable? (ie green bean casserole) Variations on classics would be okay too. I just need ideas and fast. lol
Answer by sunmoonstars at 6:30 AM on Nov. 25, 2008Credits: 0 Level 1
Butter-Pecan Sweet Potatoes Prep: 10 minutes Total: 50 minutes To make ahead (up to 5 hours) prepare recipe through step 2. Cool; cover and refrigerate. About 15 minutes before ready to serve, proceed with recipe. Ingredients Serves 8. 8 medium sweet potatoes (5 pounds) 2 tablespoons olive oil Coarse salt 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar 1/3 cup pecan pieces 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel potatoes and halve lengthwise; slice crosswise 1/2 inch thick. On a baking sheet, toss potatoes with olive oil; season with coarse salt. Transfer half the potatoes to a second baking sheet; cook both sheets until potatoes are tender, tossing occasionally, 25 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle with butter, brown sugar, pecan pieces, and cayenne pepper, dividing evenly. Bake until sugar is caramelized and hard, about 10 minutes. Gently toss; serve immediately.
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Answer by SIMPLEMOMA at 1:18 PM on Nov. 25, 2008Credits: 0 Level 1
Cheesy Spinach Quiche
Makes 12 servings.
1 8" frozen pie crust
1/2 c butter
3 gloves garlic, chopped
1 small onion, diced
1 10 oz frozen pkg. chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 pound herb Feta cheese
8 oz shredded Cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste
4 eggs, beaten
1 c milk
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano.
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