The Literate Chef

With Thanksgiving but a Week Away…

In General Articles on November 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Here’s a post that we did for Thanksgiving two years ago. The menu will be repeated this year, with one substitution, https://theliteratechef.com/2014/11/15/crispy-brussels-sprouts-glazed-with-pomegranate-molasses-hazelnuts/. If you are a last minute planner, hopefully some of these suggestions might appeal to you and be on your table as well. Happy Thanksgiving to all of our subscribers and friends.

The Literate Chef

…if, you are still planning your Thanksgiving menu, perhaps we can be of assistance. Last year we posted our traditional family Thanksgiving recipes; here we link them in this update, which we hope that you will find helpful.

Ready and Waiting for the Carving Knife

This year, as our long-time close friends, Marge & Dan, as well as their 3 children and their families will be joining us, we will have 22 at table. Accordingly, we will be doubling up on the Roast Stuffed Turkey with Dorothea’s Italian Sausageand Mushroom Stuffing, and tripling up on the sides of Fresh Cranberry Sauce, Bourbon Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts Roasted with Hazelnuts.

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Roasted Brussel sprouts with Hazelnuts

In addition to sharing this special meal with special friends, we will enjoy the added bonus of a double quantity of Turkey Soup after the feast is but…

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  1. excellent. one of the best yet

  2. Thank you Richard, for my Christmas dinner menu. Thanksgiving was on hold this year.

    • Hi Ginnie, Sorry about your Thanksgiving. I hope Christmas is better and that the carrot-ginger soup helps make it so. It can be prepared a few days in advance, so less work on the big day.

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