Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Thankgiving 2011

It's time for the Super Bowl of cooking! We'll have a smaller group than usual this year - ten people - and the guests are bringing several components of the meal. Here's my plan; you can click on the links for recipes.


Chex Mix - Grandma
Fruit Dip - Grandma/Great Grandma
Baked Brie

Main Course

Turkey (Cook's Illustrated brining technique)
White Bread Stuffing
Make-Ahead Gravy
Cranberry Sauce (from the back of the Ocean Spray bag, with orange zest added)
Mashed Potatoes
Crescent Rolls - Grandma
Sweet Potatoes - Grandma
Creamy Leek Gratin - a new one this year
Sweet Corn Pudding
Macaroni and Cheese
Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Prosciutto
Waldorf Salad - Great Grandma
Jello Salad - Grandma

Apple Pie - Mom's recipe
S'more Pie
Pumpkin Pie/Cheesecake - Aunt
Another possible dessert from Grandma