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In my family everyone has their annual Thanksgiving cooking assignments. My father-in-law roasts the turkey, my mother-in-law mixes up the cocktails, and my job is to make the gravy. With holiday must-haves like cranberry sauce, stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey, green beans, sweet potatoes, gravy, and dinner rolls, there is no shortage of things to prepare.
What dish do you cook for Thanksgiving?
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Don’t let all the turkey talk fool you, Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes. And we all know the star of the side show is the stuffing. This bready dish is a must have at any Thanksgiving table. One of the best things about this savory side is that there are so many different ways to prepare it.
What’s your favorite kind of stuffing?
It’s been less than 24 hours since the year’s biggest feast, but we’re guessing that leftovers abound in your family’s home. Now you can make the most of all of the remaining turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and more, with our favorite classic and creative uses for loving your leftovers.
- Nourishing Kitchen suggests topping her Leftover Turkey and Yam Hash with Fresh Sage with a fried egg for breakfast or cranberry relish for lunch (pictured above).
- My Kitchen Addiction turns leftover cranberry sauce into a spreadable treat in Spiced Honey Cranberry Cream Cheese.
- Petite Kitchenesse mixes turkey, gravy, vegetables, and potatoes for stick-to-your-ribs Turkey Pot Pie.
- Turn Thanksgiving dinner into brunch with Not So Humble Pie‘s Turkey Eggs Benedict that layers mashed potato cakes with sliced turkey.
- Instead of the usual turkey soup, try Food 52‘s creative take on Turkey Pho topped with fresh lime and fiery Sriracha.
- Transform your cranberry sauce into dessert with Scoop Adventure‘s Cranberry Sauce Shake.
- My Last Bite’s Stuffing Frittata is an ingenious way to turn traditional stuffing into breakfast or lunch.
Thanksgiving dinner is one of the most iconic and delicious meals of the year. Featuring family favorites like stuffing, mashed potatoes, candied yams, cranberry sauce, turkey, and pumpkin pie, it’s no wonder everyone looks forward to the big feast.
What are you most looking forward to eating this Thanksgiving?