Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Recipe round up for procrastinators

Can you guys believe tomorrow is Thanksgiving?  I mean for real, didn't the calendar just flip over to November?  Not that I'm complaining because now it just means everyone will have to jump on board with the holiday spirit or be labeled a poopie humbug.  No one wants to be a poopie humbug.

I hope to God y'all have your menu planned.  But if you don't or you're one of those people who was going to swear off the holiday then got a whiff of samples at the grocery store and need some last minute recipes, I've done a round up for the procrastinators.

From breakfast to main dishes to sides and of course desserts, I've got your back, homeslice.  (I'm bringing it back)


Maple Chipotle Biscuits and Chicken Apple Sausage Gravy
Pumpkin Pancakes
Pumpkin Gingerbread Loaf

Main Dishes

Clementine Infused Crock Pot Game Hens
How to Cook the Perfect Holiday Turkey


My Favorite Thanksgiving Stuffing
Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Bacon
Sweet Figgy Potatoes
Low Cal Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing


Figgy Sweet Potato Pie
You Got Peanut Butter in my Chocolate Pudding
Pumpkin Cookies
Oreo Pumpkins
Candy Corn Stalk Cookies
Cinnamon Almond Fudge

Well, I suppose I should go make my pumpkin pie for tomorrow so I can just focus on the taters and stuffing after our workout tomorrow.  My plate is gonna have some white meat turkey, skinny mashed potatoes, stuffing, Grandma's noodles, 1 roll, 2 crackers with cheeseball and our waters.  Dessert will be the light pumpkin pie I bring.

What's on your Thanksgiving menu?

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  1. Can't go wrong with any of those dishes for the big day! I can vouch for that and am thankful that I get to try 'em all! Happy Thanksgiving everybody!

  2. Thanks for posting this. I love it. I have not yet created my menu although tomorrow I'm going to someones house so it's not that pressing. I still make myself a turkey breast and a couple of sides to eat for the week after. Such yummy stuff.

    Have a good one!

  3. My hubby doesn't like turkey any way you cook it, so, we are having chicken cordon easy, skinny mashed potatoes, homemade rolls, peas and pumpkin, apple or pecan pie. Then we're off Friday morning on our annual get away and boy, do we need it!!!! WWWWooooooohhoooooooo!

  4. Thanks for the round up! I'm not cooking tomorrow, but I've got guests coming on Monday and would have been searching through recent blogs for some of these. I appreciate your making it easy. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  5. That Pumpkin Gingerbread Loaf is calling my name! I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!

  6. The pumpkin gingerbread loaf sounds good to me too, but I'm thinking of that closer to Christmas. Maybe something to take in and share at work.

    Still, tomorrow's menu is a page from your playbook

    Turkey & gravy (done by hubby, I don't know what goes into it, and I don't want to)
    Mashed potatoes - done with chicken broth
    Stuffing - your recipe
    Sweet figgy potatoes - from a couple weeks back
    broccoli and carrots
    Brussels sprouts ala Mrs. if I can find fresh ones today
    pumpkin pie - from my mom

    if I get ambitious I'm also going to make those gingersnap crust pumpkin things you posted last year, and a couple batches of cookies from last years 12 days of treats.

    Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow!

  7. I tend to stay classic for my menu - sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey. Although this year we are grilling the turkey on the Weber, and I am making a cranberry/apple jam as a side.

    I am actually looking forward to leftovers!

    Happy Thanksgiving!


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