Thanksgiving is here and I thought it would be easier for my readers to create a list of favorite recipes I personally cook every year for this wonderful occasion.
Thanksgiving is my favorite time to celebrate life, give thanks for my blessings and be with my loved ones.
I hope you find something to inspire you get in the kitchen and make a wonderful meal for you and your family or friends.
Start with these ideas and build your menu from here:
Delicious quick bread for any occasion. Beautiful ingredients like olives, bacon, bell peppers, cheddar cheese and white wine come together into a great recipe that can be served as appetizer or an accompaniment for a lovely meal.
These pinwheels are made with pumpkin puree and cooked sausage, green onions and shredded Monterey Jack cheese. Really beautiful on the table and also delicious.
The cheese straws, especially the homemade ones, are perfect for appetizers or just snacks and go perfect with cold beers.
Delicious easy dip to serve with some good French baguette thinly sliced. The best!
Check out this collection of turkey recipes for Thanksgiving And Christmas.
Continue with these easy to make side dish recipes.
Roasted Squash With Coconut Oil is one of my favorite items on the table from October to December. Easy to make, elegant and delicious.
Delicious baked cheesy German Spaetzle pasta with caramelized onion, a true comfort food for any age. Who doesn't love mac&cheese in any form?
Brown and Wild Rice Salad with Chicken, Apples and Walnuts is a great recipe for the holidays to use the leftover chicken or turkey. Healthy and delicious!
Beautiful side dish that could replace other greens you are used to. This recipe is an old Romanian recipe that I grew up with. My grandmother used to make it quite often and everyone in the family liked it including the children.
If you have vegetarians in your family, this recipe is for them.
Cheesy potatoes are a staple for holidays potlucks, funeral and parties in the Midwest. Found on every table especially during Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter, this recipe is easy to make, delicious and comforting.
This is by far my favorite side dish – corn, crackers, lots of vegetables and cheese! Very easy to make and delicious.
Oh, Yuum! How can you not like this one?
Are you looking for a Savory Sweet Potato Casserole? Look no more! This is a recipe of a delicious side dish that could be served for the holidays.
This Cranberry Chutney with Apples could be a delicious addition to every year Thanksgiving celebration. The combination of raisins, apples, dried apricots, orange juice and ginger is a symphony of flavors that will win your heart. If you try this recipe you will never buy the cans of cranberries again.
Baked brandied cranberries sauce is a lovely and super easy recipe to make for Thanksgiving. You will never buy canned cranberries anymore!
Thanksgiving is all about side dish, in my opnion. Check out this article for more ideas.
Many of you will go with traditional pumpkin pie or something else pie. However, for the ones who would like to try something different, here you have some ideas:
This Sour Cherry Pie is a wonderful recipe to make for the holidays. If you want to bring the flavors of summer to a Thanksgiving meal this is the perfect occasion to make this pie. And what about Christmas? Why not? That would work as well.
A recipe that is different than the American pie, but equally delicious and very attractive on the holidays table.
Delicious flavors and textures make this dessert a handsome option for any end of the meal. Serve it with ice cream or heavy cream! Excellent!
If you are looking for a delicious pie for Thanksgiving, look no more! This Apple and Berries Pie is the best!
Looking for a pie that is different from the traditional pumpkin pie for the holidays? Here you have a Cranberry Custard Pie with Cream Cheese Crust that promises to be the star of the desserts on the table.
My last word for you is this: Whatever you make, whatever recipe you choose, I hope you have a peaceful, beautiful holiday together with your loved ones! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!