So Canadian Thanksgiving dinner is less than 2 weeks away and I've been too busy to plan my dinner -- eek! Dinner will be on Sunday and there will be 8 adults and 2 kids. I'm going non-traditional this year, partly due to time constraints and partly due to the fact that I'll do a big turkey dinner for U.S. Thanksgiving next month.
So all I know at this point is that I'll be making one of my old standby recipes for a a roasted beef tenderloin:
It's easy, the sauce is wonderful and it's always a crowd pleaser.
Honestly, I'm so busy and so tired right now that I simply am drawing a blank as to the rest of the menu. I would love some suggestion for first courses, side dishes and desserts that would complement the main course. I can peruse some of the numerous appetizer threads for before-dinner nibbles, but suggestions are more than welcome.
I have someone with a nut allergy, so other than no nuts, there are no restrictions.
Thanks 'hounds... I swear I'm normally more organized than this!