I’m off to a friendsgiving potluck this year. If you are too, here are some suggestions of what to bring.
If you’re staying home and cooking for loved ones … I’ve put together three great menus to help you make it through the feast of feasts in one piece. Feel free to use one in its entirety, pick and choose or mix and match.
Whatever you cook this Thanksgiving, have a wonderful holiday!
Traditional New England Fare with a Contemporary Twist
Butternut Squash Soup
The Main Event
Roast Turkey with Mom’s (or your Mom’s) Stuffing and Giblet Gravy & Cranberry Sauce
Roasted Green Beans & Tomatoes
(It’s not green bean casserole – it’s much, much better)
Five Course French Bistro Dinner
Entrée – To Start
Wild Mushroom Soup
Plat Principal – The Main Event
Roast Turkey with Giblet Gravy with
Savory Butternut Squash & Swiss Chard Bread Pudding & Cranberry Sauce
A delightful casserole of White Beans Provençal with Bacon & Baby Kale
La Salade – Salad
Arugula with Roasted Beets & Goat Cheese
A Rustic Harvest Feast Italian Style
Aperitivo – To Nibble with Cocktails
Antipasto – To Start
Butternut Squash Crostini with Goat Cheese & Balsamic Reduction
Primo – The First Course
Ravioli with Roasted Butternut Squash
Secondo – The Second Course
Roast Turkey with Giblet Sauce, Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing &
Roasted Carrots & Pearl Onions
Lemon Roasted Potatoes
Insalata – Salad
Lemony Kale & Radicchio Salad
Formaggi e frutta – Cheese & Fruit
A beautiful platter of artisanal cheeses, preferably Italian, and fresh fruit
Bon appétit! * Buon Appetito! * Happy Thanksgiving!
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What are you cooking for Thanksgiving? I’d love to hear from you! Let’s get a conversation going.