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Thanksgiving Dinner ideas

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TNC | | Nov 10, 2006 03:31 PM

Hello all. I'm starting this thread with my first pass thanksgiving dinner menu. I'd like everyone to chime in with either their menu, with references for recipes, or recipes they have followed with the best results for items on my menu. If it gets too long(I hope!!) I'll split it out into two topics.

Also, what is your 'must have' side on Thanksgiving? Mine is a plate mix of mashed potatoes, corn, and gravy.

My menu with -- recipe places for some items

Apps
-Cheeses (sharp cheddar, irish cheddar, one other – longmont cheese shop)
-Crackers
-Shrimp & cocktail sauce - Costco

Mains
-Brined Smoked Turkey(~12lbs) -- epicurious for brine
-Oven Roasted Turkey(~15-20lbs) -- open roaster w/lift out

Sides
-Corn(frozen, warmed w/salt, pepper, little garlic)
-Mashed taters
-Greens(collard, little mustard)
-green beans w/ almonds
-Salad with cranberries, oranges
-YAM-bilee w/ marsha mellows – maybe just fluff
-Corn Bread(one traditional, one chile’s and corn) -- betty crocker cb
-Mac n Cheese(homemade)
-Homemade Cranberry dressing -- back of cranberry package, less lemon
-Gravy
-Sausage Stuffing
-Wild Rice

Drinks
-Cider – hot apple or Sparkling cider
-Egg nogg – rum yum yum

Dessert
-Pecan Pie --
-Pumpkin Pie
-Ice Cream & Whipped cream – homemade fresh

Wine
-Champagne(White Star, need flutes)
-Riesling/Sauv B(have, might want one more Kim Crawford)
-Chardonnay(have 1 devils lair, 1 Indian Wells, might want to get more madfish)
-Pinot Noir(Have Williams Selyem, Sharecropper)
-Port(have, dessert)

Beer
-Case fat tire

TNC

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