What to Cook for Thanksgiving – The Long List

You might have noticed, I’ve been working on this blog for about ten years now. From tasty appetizers to delicious soups and salads, the glorious main course, the fabulous sides and decadent desserts – that’s a lot of recipes … including many, many Thanksgiving dishes…

To make it easier for you, I’ve listed some of my favorite autumnal dishes to make your feasts of feast truly special. Pick and choose whatever interests you … or wait a few days. Throughout the month, I’ll be posting menus and more tips.

Here you go!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dark & Stormy
Kir Royale
Hot Mulled Cider

Nibbles, spreads, dips, savory biscuits and appetizers
Roasted Almonds
Rosemary Cashews

Warm Brie with Cranberry Chutney
Warm Gorgonzola with Caramelized Onions & Walnuts
Roasted Beet & White Bean Hummus

Chipotle Sweet Potato & White Bean Hummus
Savory Rosemary Biscotti
Gorgonzola & Walnut Shortbread with Savory Fig Jam
Crostini with Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Reduction

Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Crostini
Mediterranean Shrimp
Roasted Shrimp with Tarragon Aioli
Butternut Squash Tartlets
Spanish Stuffed Mushrooms

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted Carrot Soup
Wild Mushroom Soup
Sweet Potato & Red Lentil Soup (keep this one in mind if you have a vegetarian in the group)

Crunchy Salad with Apples & Grapes
Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese Salad
Butternut Squash Salad
Roasted Cauliflower, Radicchio & Arugula Salad
Mixed Greens with Roasted Mushrooms
Lemony Kale & Radicchio Salad
Romaine & Radicchio Caesar Salad

The Turkey
Roast Turkey with My Mom’s Stuffing & Giblet Gravy
Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing
Savory Bread Pudding with Butternut Squash & Swiss Chard

Veggies & Sides
Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Pearl Onions
Roasted Beets with Sautéed Greens
Mashed Butternut Squash
Broccoli Purée
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions
Roasted Carrots with Pearl Onions
Roasted Parsnips
Roasted Mushrooms, Leeks, Shallots & Pearl Onions
Decadent Cheesy Potatoes
Smashed or Mashed Potatoes
Lemon Roasted Potatoes
Savory Smashed Sweet Potatoes
Wild Rice Pilaf with Roasted Mushrooms & Kale

Sweet Treats
Apple Crumb Cake
Applesauce Cake with Brown Butter Icing
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin Cupcakes
Apple Bread Pudding
Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp with Cranberry Coulis
Rustic Apple Croustade
Rustic Apple Tart
Mini Tarte Tatin (Mini Upside Down Apple Pies)
Chocolate Walnut Tart
Aunt Anna’s Pecan Pie
 Cranberry Clafoutis
Maple Mousse with Apple Compote
Pumpkin-Ginger Mousse
White Chocolate & Cranberry Trifle
Apple Oatmeal Cookies
Ginger Shortbread
Pumpkin & Spice Cookies
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares
Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

For a complete list of and links to all the recipes on this blog Click Here!!

What’s up with you this weekend? I’d love to hear from you! Let’s get a conversation going. To make a comment, just click on Comments below.

Want more? Click here for more seasonal menus! © Susan W. Nye, 2017

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