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Complete Thanksgiving Menu from Recipes on JanNorris.com

November 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Browse around my site and you can find all the recipes you need for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Here’s the Thanksgiving dinner planner – it lays out a plan to time the recipes you can make ahead and pull together by 5 p.m. dinner on Thursday.

Here’s the menu – click and choose!


Cranberry bog lemon martini – From Legal Seafood

Sparkling cranberry cider – Non-alcoholic!

Appetizers , etc.

Butternut squash soup – From Paula DaSilva at 1500 Degrees

Pimento cheese deviled eggs – From Debbie Moose’s cookbook

Main course:

Roast turkey – The perfect roast turkey with mushroom stuffing

Turkey brine – From Steven Raichlen, a maple brine – best used with:

Turkey on the grill – Any grill will work.

Stuffing recipes – Basic herb and a half dozen more.

Oyster dressing – A classic, from a New Orleans native

Cornbread for stuffing – The real deal – with a cornbread how-to

Gluten free cornbread – For my friend Jan Morgan

Cranberry “salsa” – A contest winner – with jalapenos for just enough heat.

Cranberry relish – Several delicious variations

Sweet potato praline casserole – My sister Nancy’s favorite

Ambrosia salad – a Southern tradition

No-knead bread – a new tradition


Sweet potato pie – Delicious.

Chocolate bourbon pecan pie /photo by Tom Irvin

Dinah Shore’s lethal pecan pie – It’s lethal and remarkably delicious

Pumpkin cheesecake creme caramel – Worth the trouble.

Chocolate bourbon pecan pie – I’ve already made mine!

Pumpkin creme brulee – from the Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach

Tags: Holiday cooking · Recipes: What's Cooking!

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Art Ginsburg, a.k.a. "Mr. Food" // Nov 24, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    Thanks, Jan. Everything sounds yummy! Don’t forget, for more quick and easy Thanksgiving recipes, and no-fail easy tips & video for how to carve your holiday turkey, check out http://www.MrFood.com. Wishing everybody a peaceful and tasty holiday!

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