Thursday, November 20, 2008

Our Thanksgiving Menu

Curly Girl's preschool Thanksgiving Feast 2007

With just 1 week until Thanksgiving I've finally gotten around to figuring out what I'm making for Thanksgiving dinner. Here's what we're having:

Turkey: Of course! I usually brine mine overnight. It makes the juiciest, tastiest turkey around!

Sage Stuffing: My Mom makes the best stuffing and every year I try to duplicate it.

Gravy: I finally mastered the art of making a good gravy!

Cranberry-Apricot Sauce: A great recipe that I started making almost 10 years ago. Here's the recipe.

Easy Corn Casserole: Another great recipe! I love this!

Streuseled Sweet Potato Casserole: The best sweet potatoes in the world!

Green Beans Almondine

Glazed Carrots

Crescent Rolls

Pumpkin Pie

Apple Pie

My SIL and her family and my MIL will be having dinner with us at our home and then afterwards we'll be heading over to my parents' home for dessert.

I really miss the days when I used to have all of my brothers and my sister and my parents together on Thanksgiving. I know that once you start to have your own families that things change but this time of year makes me feel really melancholy for those days when we'd all hang out at my parents' house looking at old photo albums and remembering things we used to do.


Jenn said...

I am brining our turkey for the first time this year, too, I've heard such good things about it.

Have a wonderfully blessed holiday with your loved ones~

Susie Homemaker said...

Your menu sounds scrumptious...thanks for the recipes too! And your Curly Girls Pilgrim attire is so adorable on her!
I will be missing some family this holiday too...but the memories are all good..


Jules said...

I miss times of the entire gathering too! But each individual families are getting so large. But I"m sentimental in that way too.

Domestic Accident said...

Your menu is amazing.

I always feel a bit of longing for the good ol' days too around the holidays.