Just a few more days until Thanksgiving and I know that there are a lot of young cooks out there scrambling about and searching the internet for tips and tricks on how to cook their turkey, etc. I just wanted to post a couple of quick links to previous posts I’d made that might be helpful. I also found some other recipe ideas that I might try and maybe you might want to check them out for ideas, too.
1) I previously wrote about my use of a Roaster as an accessory to cook your turkey in so that you could free up your oven for the side dishes. You can find that here:
2) For hints about making rolls from scratch (a WONDERFUL tradition to start), you can find the recipes and step-by-step instructions here: https://ablogaboutfood.wordpress.com/2008/10/29/thanksgiving-dont-show-up-without-the/
3) I found this post about some easy looking biscuits that I might want to try. They look easy-peasy! http://www.thecountrycook.net/2012/02/butter-dip-biscuits.html
4) And last, I will try and get the pics and recipe up for my Mom’s cranberry salad this year but in the meantime – this is definitely on my list of side dishes to try in a pinch: Cranberry mandarin sauce: – http://siggyspice.blogspot.com/2010/11/thanksgiving-side-dish-extravaganza.html
Here’s what my family USUALLY has as their Thanksgiving menu:
Turkey (Gotta be a Butterball!)
Mom’s Cranberry Salad
Green Bean Casserole
Yams (mashed with brown sugar/pecan topping)
Strawberry Jello Salad
Homemade Yeast Rolls
What’s on your “must have” list?