Monday, November 21, 2011
Thanksgiving Recipes & Menus from Around the Web
There are many cultures represented in this collection with something for everyone.
12 Easy Gourmet Recipes for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving
Turkey basics, appetizers, a bounty of side dishes, pies and desserts, and recipes for leftovers.
Mother Nature Network
5 Vegetarian-friendly Thanksgiving Recipes
Better Homes & Gardens
From entrees and side dishes to desserts and breakfasts, these greatest hits from Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book are sure to delight your holiday crowd.
Natural vs. organic? To brine, or not to brine? Here is a guide to roasting the perfect bird.
Here are 12 standout Thanksgiving recipes that may interest your palate.
Hummus is a crowd favorite, and putting out a bowl of this dip flavored with pumpkin along with a spread of fresh cut veggies, flax crackers, crudite and some pita chips is a good, low-fat option before the main meal.
Cranberry Sauce, 3 Versions
One recipe uses figs for a Tuscan-style meal, another with guava jelly and lime for a Cuban flavor, and the third uses blackberries to give it that Pacific Northwest essence. One of these cranberry recipes is sure to fit into your Thanksgiving menu. Video instruction show you how to put these easy sauces together.
Roasted Stuffed Pumpkin
This roast pumpkin with a mushroom-and-bread stuffing is a beautiful vegetarian entree for the holidays. Use a small pumpkin if you can find one, but a winter squash-like kabocha or buttercup also works.
Spinach & Artichoke Stuffing
This creamy stuffing is slightly unconventional for Thanksgiving, but the change of pace will have your family clamoring for more!
Sweet Potato Gratin
Start a new tradition at your holiday table with Wolfgang Puck’s sweet potato casserole laced with cinnamon and nutmeg.
Not Your Mama’s Green Bean Casserole
This is definitely not the green bean casserole that everyone satirizes for the holidays. Check out the nice twist on this classic. I think you will be pleasantly surprised.
An abundant fall food, parsnips are roasted then tossed with horseradish herb butter.
Apple, Sausage & Herb Stuffing
Lots of chunky flavorful ingredients in this beautiful stuffing dish.
Roasted Baby Beets
Dijon mustard, shallots, and olive oil are all tossed with red and/or yellow baby beets and then roasted to make this seasonal side dish. Roasting brings out this root vegetable’s sweetness.
Four Ingredient Vegan Pumpkin Pie
This four-ingredient pie filing tastes amazing. Thick and rich with a pumpkin spice maple flavor that tastes just as classic pumpkin pie should. The secret ingredient is.... click to find out!
Pumpkin Coconut Macaroons, Gluten-free
These delightful cookies are a nice twist on the traditional macaroon, and they are gluten-free!
This is a Paula Dean recipe so you know it’s not going to be low-fat! However, could make some substitutions to reduce the grams of fat in the finished product. It does look luscious though! This one comes with a video.
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