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Critique my Thanksgiving menu

allthatglitters | | Nov 17, 2012 12:12 PM

for 8 people....and want to have plenty of healthy options as well but want to cut down some of the apps especially down to about 2 or 3..

Charcuterie & Cheese Board: Point Reyes Blue, Truffled Goat, Aged Gouda, Proscuitto Parma, Salami, Italian bread sticks, crackers, bread & hot pepper jelly & spicy mustard & fig jam

Relish Tray- Assortment of marinated olives, pickles (dill & the mini sweet ones)

raw crudités w a homemade ranch dressing and another basic olive oil and herb dressing

Chilled Oysters with Apple-Ginger Mignonette

Smoked Alaskan salmon & crème fraiche served on cucumber slices and black pepper kettle chips

deviled eggs with bacon

spinach artichoke dip & bread

Frisee, Pomegranate Seeds, Toasted Pecans & shallot vinagrette

Biscuits, Bread & Butter

Roasted Turkey

Apple cider gravy

Cornbread stuffing

Lemony garlic broccoli rabe

Mashed Potatoes 2 ways: Black truffle or traditional yukon gold

Cranberry & blood orange sauce
(no additional sugar added, it's just cranberries cooked in fresh OJ so a bit tart but good)
Sweet potato casserole with brown sugar and marshmallows
(childhood favorite and non-negotiable to take off menu)
Roasted root vegetables with olive oil, sea salt and a tiny touch of maple
Roasted brussels sprouts in olive oil and a touch of balsamic

Sparkling apple cider, seasonal beers, iced tea, wine, mulled spiced wine, coffee, tea, cans of soda


Cranberry Sorbet
,Vanilla Ice Cream,
Pumpkin Ice cream (all of these purchased from whole foods)

Pumpkin Cheese Cake (purchased from a bakery)

Apple Pie