Thanksgiving is one of everyone’s favorite holidays. It celebrates two of the greatest things in life, food and people you love. It is a day that revolves around a dinner table full of family and friends and delicious food, a day to be thankful for everything that you have. Whether your Thanksgiving meal is huge event bringing together a large number of people or a small gathering of your immediate family, Pauladeen.com has a perfect menu designed for you.
Start the day off right with some delicious appetizers to keep your guests satisfied while you get the meal ready. Prosuitto stuffed mushrooms are a wonderful small bite. Not hugely filling, but huge in flavor.
Brie en croute is a fabulous sweet and savory appetizer. Serveit on a platter with other cheese, crackers, and fruit.
Creamy butternut squash soup is a great first course. In-season butternut squash are at the peak of their sweetness and flavor. Make it a day ahead and save yourself some time.
Paula’s rum glazed turkey is the perfect centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. The brown sugar, spices and dark rum create a wonderful crisp skin with fantastic flavor. Serve it with the sweet and nutty buttery chestnut and apple stuffing.
It’s not Thanksgiving without mashed potatoes. Paula’s garlic mashed potatoes are fluffy and creamy with a delicious garlic flavor, a twist on the classic.
Brussels Sprouts with hot bacon vinaigrette are a perfect side dish. The
bacon vinaigrette really jazzes up this hearty vegetable.
Green Beans with almonds and caramelized onions will surely please your guests. You get that great crunch from the almonds and sweetness from the slow cooked onions, an elegant dish to serve at your feast.
Sweet potato biscuits are just thing you need to sop up all your gravy and deliciousness off your plate. Buttery and flakey they are irresistible.
And now time for the real show stopper, dessert!! Pumpkin pie is a tradition in almost every Thanksgiving meal. Paula’s pumpkin chiffon pie takes this sweet treat to a new level. The marshmallows add a wonderful lightness to the pumpkin filling.
Another fall and Thanksgiving classic is apple pie. Nothing says comfort like a slice of warm apple pie with vanilla ice cream. Paula’s crunch top apple pie is a Thanksgiving must-do.