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Thanksgiving side dishes

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Chunk-O-Funk, Nov 19, 2006.


  1. We have the turkey thread. What about the side dishes? Sometimes they're better than the turkey.

    I usually make glazed sweet potatoes. Mater of fact, I just got a request to make them again.

    What's a must on your plate next to the turkey?
     
  2. Headroom

    Headroom

    Apr 5, 2002
    Freshly made cranberry sauce- very easy to prepare.

    1-1/2 C sugar
    1 navel orange
    1/2 t grated ginger
    4 C cranberries

    1. Grate the orange peel and add to a pot with the sugar and ginger.

    2. Add the juice from the orange into the pot and simmer over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.

    3. Add cranberries and cook until they pop - about 5 minutes.
     
  3. My thanksgiving revolves around both the stuffing, and the cherry pie. it's sooooo goooooood. I feel like a thanksgiving day pervert, I love it so much.

    ~K
     
  4. Jeff Martinez

    Jeff Martinez

    May 10, 2005
    Denver, CO
    Green bean casserole!!!

    Also, this year I've got a great new recipe for apple pie that I can't wait to make.
     
  5. arbitrary

    arbitrary Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2005
    Boston, MA
    I was going to throw something like this around myself here on TB.
    You see, my mom asked me to bring a green vegtable (not salad) and I have no clue...green bean cassarole might be good though.
    any other idears?
     
  6. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    Big fan of good stuffing ! Cant forget the pecan pie with vinilla ice cream either. :hyper:
     
  7. anomalee

    anomalee

    Dec 16, 2005
    London, KY
    chicken & dumplings
     
  8. clanner

    clanner Token Black Guy.

    Apr 27, 2005
    ummmmm, marietta GA
    giblit gravy and white rice.

    the egg, the gravy the giblit (i still don't know what that is)

    all over some white rice.

    until my family got a turkey frier i never really liked turkey. now i may eat some. and i stear clear of ham.
     
  9. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    I don't have a Thanksgiving dinner (wrong side of the pond!) but when it's Christmas I go nuts for stuffing and gravy, as well as mini-sausages wrapped in bacon. Mind you, the sausages have to be small sized Cumbrians, I won't eat any old rubbish!
     
  10. BbbyBld

    BbbyBld

    Oct 13, 2005
    Meridian, MS
    Dirty rice!

    It's a cajun recipe, and my family is cajun, so I love it!
     
  11. White rice and mashed potatoes with turkey gravy. For dessert, nothing on this planet beats fresh apple pie with the crumbly crust and some vanilla ice cream.
     
  12. Morrolan

    Morrolan

    Apr 23, 2006
    Missouri
    +1

    I love that stuff.
     
  13. Jwrestler

    Jwrestler

    Oct 25, 2006
    Mass
    Green Bean casseroll
     
  14. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    I've never had it before, but given that I've been developing a strange penchant for green beans recently I might have to dig out a recipe for it!
     
  15. Mashed potatoes with sauted onions and mushrooms.
    Candied yams with melted marshmallows.
    Green beans with butter, pepper, lemon
    Cranberries -- the kind that comes in the shape of a can:hyper:
     
  16. Indiana Mike

    Indiana Mike Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    Oyster dressing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My Mom make a killer oyster dressing ( stuffing).
     
  17. jayp883

    jayp883

    Nov 6, 2006
    Leander Texas
    naw.................amish corn pudding. It's like a corn casserole. Cream corn, an egg, a little flour, some sweet corn niblets, a little sugar, salt, pepper, and poured into a hot casserole dish to bake for about 35-40 minutes. Absolutely astounding!!!
     
  18. mrpackerguy

    mrpackerguy Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Madison, Wisconsin
    I saw a recipe for sweet potato pie on Food Network I have to try out.
     
  19. Indiana Mike

    Indiana Mike Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2005

    The one I had last
    year was great , not really sweet potato tasting but very good indeed.
     
  20. matrok

    matrok

    Jan 10, 2005
    Ferndale, Michigan
    Woo hoo! Can I come to dinner at your house? Better yet, can I stay for a week or two and learn a few things?:) The thought of a Cajun Thanksgiving makes my stomach smile.

    Must have for me is cranbery relish.

    bag of cranberries
    1 granny smith apple
    1 orange
    1 cup of sugar

    Put it all in a food processor and blend.
     

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