As Thanksgiving approaches, we are thankful for the opportunity to share our favorite recipes with you. And we are thankful for those of you who have helped our fledgling blog reach 3,000+ visits! Many of you may already have your Thanksgiving menu set, but for those of you still looking for the perfect dish to complete your feast, check out our Thanksgiving-approved recipes below that are sure to please the crowd…
Tasty bites for munching while waiting for the bird to come out of the oven
Sausage Balls: These appetizers are super-easy and super-tasty. If you happen to have any leftovers, they’re great for breakfast the next morning!
Smoked Salmon Puffs: These things will be gone before you can turn around! Not a traditional Thanksgiving dish but they’re wonderful for passing around before the meal starts
Tomato Goat Cheese Tartlets: Another appetizer that won’t last long… and they’re vegetarian-friendly!
Homey recipes to serve along with your turkey and vegetables
Rustic Bread: This bread has great flavor and texture… and (the best part) requires almost no work on Thanksgiving, just mix up the dough the night before!
Southern Corn Bread: If you’re making a cornbread dressing, you won’t find a better starting point than this savory recipe
Vegetables and Sides
The perfect dishes to pile on your plate with the turkey
Baked Brussels Sprouts: A Thanksgiving classic, not to mention delicious and healthy! **FIX**
Roasted Smashed Potatoes: No Thanksgiving meal is complete without mashed potatoes, but if you’re looking for something different, give this mouth-watering potato recipe a try
Sauteed Chard with Prosciutto: This is a great green to serve with your meal – even veggie haters will enjoy it!
World’s Best Macaroni and Cheese: Maybe it’s because I was raised in the South, but we always had mac and cheese as a side at Thanksgiving while I was growing up. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better recipe for this dish…
Quinoa Mac and Cheese with Spinach: A healthier version of mac and cheese made with a protein-rich whole grain and spinach
Something sweet to ease you into that tryptophan coma
Pumpkin Poppers: Not your typical pumpkin pie but they still have that wonderful seasonal flavor. These goodies will get snapped up! If any survive to become leftovers (unlikely), they make tasty, doughnut hole-like treats for breakfast the next morning
Pumpkin Bread: A not-too-sweet addition to the dessert table that’s packed with pumpkin and spices
We hope these recipes will help improve your table this Thursday. From all of us at The Sunny Skillet, we wish you a happy and delicious Thanksgiving with your family and friends!