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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..

Apps:
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

Salad:
Frisee, Pomegranate Seeds, Toasted Pecans & shallot vinagrette

Biscuits, Bread & Butter

Dinner:
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

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

Dessert:

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

Pumpkin Cheese Cake (purchased from a bakery)

Apple Pie

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