Welcome to National Blog Posting Month! I have no idea how this will go for us but boy howdy, I'm going to try.
The 10/30 100 Days to Christmas post charged us to plan our Thanksgiving menus. This is easier for me than than many because our family (ok, my husband's family) is so big, if everyone brings just one thing, we're rolling out of there. And no one brings just one thing!
Of course the flip side is: no leftovers. So while I only "need" to make my own side dish, I end up making my own mini-Thanksgiving dinner at home. There's something about the smells of the stuffing veggies and turkey wafting up the stairs with parades on TV that really defines the holiday for me.
So, for the family, we will bring:
Mousse de Carrottes
Hot PIzza Dip with frito scoops (that will last about 8 seconds with all the teenage boys in the house)
a green vegetable of some kind
and I'm tempted to try the Sweet Potato Biscuits in Wondertime. Though I know that there will be the amazing ones with the little melted marshmallows on top...if the teenagers and kids leave any for when the grownups go through the line.
And at home, I will make:
One boneless turkey breast
One Pepperidge Farms Stuffing with celery and onions
This way, we can have leftover turkey, the way every family should. (And because not everyone will, I will do a test run of everything but the carrots two weeks before and give the food to Aid For Friends to distribute to the homebound elderly in our community.)
Any suggestions for a green vegetable (not salad; there are always at least three of those) for a crowd?