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Is this enough food for 20 people on Thanksgiving?

ForeverBirds | Nov 13, 201607:03 AM

It's my first time hosting Thanksgiving (as in, cooking for more than 4 people), so while I have the menu down, I'm trying to figure out the portions. We're hosting 20 people, of which 2 are small children, 2 are preteen girls, the rest are adults who are, I'd say, a mix of heavy to light eaters. We do want leftovers, and we're also providing to-go boxes for guests to take a plate home if they wish. Oh, and it still be served buffet style.

So far on the menu I have:

A 10 lb ham and a large, disposable roasting pan full of chicken and dressing (we're not big on turkey) for the entrées.

40 devilled eggs
mashed potatoes (20 potatoes)
10 cups gravy
macaroni and cheese (3 lbs dry pasta)
2 green bean casseroles in 9x13 dishes
one mess collard greens
roasted carrots (5 lb raw)
4 lbs potato salad
3 jars pickled beets
2 cans cranberry sauce (most of our crowd isn't big on it, and one guest might be bringing cranberry salad as well)
36 rolls
2 skillets of cornbread
one 9x13 pan stuffing (basically the same as the chicken and dressing, minus the chicken)
Field peas with bacon (one family size can; this is really just because we have some in the pantry we need to use)

For dessert:
2 pecan pies
2 Hershey's pies
2 coca cola cakes in 9x13 pans
one each 8x8 pan of pumpkin pie bars and lemon bars

For drinks (not planning on alcohol unless there's room in the budget):
2 gallons of sweet tea
3 liters each Dr Pepper, Sprite, Coke
Also water will be available

Does this sound like enough of each dish? I don't want to run out of any one dish. My main concerns are the green bean casseroles, the cornbread, and the dessert bars. Maybe I should do 2 of each type of dessert bar, an extra skillet of cornbread, and an extra pan of green bean casserole? And is that enough to drink? Should i add more tea maybe? This is just my first time hosting Thanksgiving so I'm a bit nervous!

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