What’s on the Menu for Your Thanksgiving Meal?

Posted on November 22, 2017 – BlogCommunity

Thanksgiving will be here in just a couple of days. So, now is the time to finalize a menu and pick up the items you may need. What do you have planned for your Thanksgiving meal? If you need any last minute suggestions, we’ve got you covered with this list.

Thanksgiving Turkey

Perhaps, the most vital component of a dinner menu for this holiday is the Thanksgiving Turkey. However, you don’t have to go the traditional route when preparing it. Aside from your usual recipe, there are lots of delicious ways to take your turkey to the next level. Switch things up and check out these turkey recipes below.

Herb & Citrus Butter Roasted Turkey

Red Chile & Orange Glazed Turkey

Turkey Roulade

Pear-Thyme Brined Turkey

Fried Turkey

Cheesy Dishes

Macaroni and Cheese is a Thanksgiving staple. Whether you decide to have your family’s favorite Mac-and-Cheese or go a different route, it’s a must that you add a cheesy dish to the menu.

Macaroni and Gruyere Cheese

Cheesy Rice

Anchor Steam Mac-and-Cheese

Queso Mac-and-Cheese

Roasted Vegetable Mac-and-Cheese


Vegetables are an important addition to every meal, and Thanksgiving dinner is no different. Slide some veggies into the mix with these easy recipes.

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Rhubarb Slaw

Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Braised Greens

Asparagus Salad

Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries


The best way to fill up this season is with a hearty helping of dressing or stuffing. This side dish is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving meal.

Apple-Walnut Stuffing

Apricot-Wild Rice Stuffing

Edythe Newman’s Matzo Stuffing

Cornbread Dressing

**Citrus Cranberry Sauce


Finish off your meal with a delicious dessert! You have so many flavor options to choose from that fit right in with the fall season: pumpkin, mocha, and cranberry to name a few. Try out these mouthwatering recipes. All of your guests are sure to love these sweet Thanksgiving treats.

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Pumpkin Mousse

Mocha Cream Pie

Lemon-Coconut Tart

Spiced Pumpkin Latte Cheesecake

Toffee Crunch Cake

Apple Crostata

Fall Apple Cranberry Pie

Sweet Potato Snickerdoodles


Don’t forget to wash your Thanksgiving meal down with a refreshing drink! Here are a few that we want to try.

Pomegranate-Apple Cocktails

Spiced Cider Margaritas

Pumpkin Pie Shooters

Apple Cider Mimosas

Cranberry Margaritas


With all of these recipes, you are ready to take on the preparation for your Thanksgiving meal. Don’t waste any more time! Head out to the store nearest you and pick up all of the ingredients you’re going to need.

The team here at Ray Brandt Auto wishes you a Very Happy Thanksgiving!