Monday, November 20, 2017

My Thanksgiving Menu - Florida Style

 

 

 

This will be quite a different Thanksgiving this year. I usually am preparing for a big crowd of extended family with my table already set at this point, and preparations well underway. We will be celebrating our very first holiday at our new home in Florida and as I write this, one daughter is asleep in the guest room and another daughter and her fiancé will arrive tomorrow morning. It's really all I need to make it a wonderful day.

My menu will include all the traditional favorites and my daughters were very clear on keeping the menu that way. The amounts cooked will definately be smaller, but still enough, for plenty of leftovers. I usually try something new every year and it's usually the salad, since we have no traditional favorite. Everything else is tried and true; especially my mother's stuffing recipe. My menu is below, with links to some favorite and new recipes.

Breakfast

Egg Souffle

Fruit

Mimosa Bar


Appetizers

Hot Chili Cheese Dip

Procuitto Wrapped Aspargus

Brie/Bread/Grapes

Veggies and Spinach Dip

Spicy Garlic Shrimp


Main

Turkey

My Mother's Stuffing

Mashed Potatoes/Gravy

Green Bean Casserole

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

Cranberry Apple and Ginger Chutney

Rolls


Dessert

Pumpkin Pie

Key Lime Pie


Have a wonderful Thanksgiving week!

 

8 comments:

  1. We don't celebrate Thanksgiving here, looking at your menu, this seems a shame! I just looked up the Brussels sprouts salad. I think I am going to make this as an alternative to steam sprouts (which I don't like much). Enjoy the celebrations x

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  2. I love the addition of the Key Lime Pie because it just screams Florida for Thanksgiving.

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  3. Sounds perfect, Vicki. My kids are the same way-do not change the menu!

    Jane

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  4. Looks wonderful Vicki. Hope you have a great Thanksgiving with your girls.

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  5. Your menu sounds delicious and I'm so glad your girls will be there for the holiday!! Happy Thanksgiving!!

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  6. Oh my yes . . .
    Everything sounds wonderful . .
    Shaved Brussel sprout salad sounds tempting . . .
    Key Lime pie . . . perfect for first Florida Thanksgiving . . .
    Happy Thanksgiving Vicki . . . for you, for all . . .

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  7. YUM! If I leave now, I can make it:) Enjoy your family being together! HUGS!

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  8. What time is dinner, I'll be over a few minutes before so I can chat a bit before digging in. Enjoy your family and Happy Thanksgiving.

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