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    • Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

    • Many foods correlate with Thanksgiving. If you want to try something new this year consider some of the Thanksgiving dinner ideas listed below. Then choose a recipe with that food item as the main ingredient.

      Meats

      The meat for Thanksgiving dinner occupies the main course. Poultry is the staple of Thanksgiving dinner in the United States with Turkey taking the lead as the main bird. However, the origin of Thanksgiving reveals that early settlers feasted on other birds and seafood. For those who prefer meat other than poultry and seafood, the addition of pork and beef were added.

      Poultry

      Turkey
      Goose
      Duck
      Chicken

      Pork

      Ham

      Beef

      Prime Rib

      Seafood

      Lobster

      Vegetables

      Vegetables are easy to prepare and add color to your Thanksgiving dinner presentation. Planned correctly, these vegetables can accent the meats flavors and provide different textures for you and your guests to enjoy.

      Asparagus
      Carrots
      Collard greens
      Corn on the cob / creamed
      Green Beans
      Mustard Greens
      Okra
      Potatoes- baked, home fries, mashed
      Rutabagas
      Salad
      Squash
      Tomatoes
      Turnips

      Side Dishes-

      Side dishes captivate your guest’s taste buds by combining different complimentary flavors. Below are many traditional side dishes that have earned their position on the Thanksgiving dinner table from generation to generation.

      Cranberry- sauce, chutney
      Fruit Salad
      Gravies
      Green Bean Casserole
      Lasagna
      Macaroni and Cheese
      Pasta Salad
      Potatoes- scalloped, au gratin
      Relish
      Rice
      Stews- beef
      Stuffed Shells
      Stuffing
      Sweet Potato Pie
      Tamales
      Yams / Sweet Potato Casserole
      Zucchini Pie

      Breads-

      Bread
      Cornbread
      Dinner Rolls

      Dessert

      A Thanksgiving dinner would not be complete if the dessert was missing. After a little while, most people have a little room for dessert. You can pre-make your desserts or purchase them from your local grocery store.

      Apple Pie
      Bars
      Cheesecake
      Chocolate Creme Pie
      Jello
      Pecan Pie
      Pudding
      Pumpkin Pie
      Need Recipes? Go to Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


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