Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Here are some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes that will hopefully inspire you this holiday season.


Brie with Crostini and Grapes


Cream Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers


Caprese Skewers


Brie Bites


Creamy Clam Dip


Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Crostini with Feta & Roasted Garlic Spread


Deviled Eggs


Brie and Apple Cranberry Chutney Crostini


Bread and Rolls:

Roasted Garlic French Bread


Herb Dinner Rolls


Garlic Basil Knots


Roasted Garlic Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls


Side Dishes:

Green Bean Casserole


Maple and Brown Sugar Acorn Squash


Roasted Sweet Potatoes


Vegetable Tian


Maple and Cinnamon Roasted Delicata Squash


Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Roasted Yams with Dried Cranberries and Pecans


Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce


Stuffing with Mushrooms, Sausage, and Bacon


Stuffing with Turkey Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, and Water Chestnuts


Cranberry Jelly with Orange Zest


Spiced Cranberry Sauce


Mini Baked Potatoes


Roasted Sweet Onions with Herbed Bread Crumbs


Roasted Vegetables with Feta Cheese


Green Beans with Mushrooms and Shallots


Twice Baked Maple and Cinnamon Yams with Mini Marshmallows


Main Dishes:

Roasted Turkey with Thyme and Sage


Pork Tenderloin with Maple Glaze


Prime Rib


Turkey Cutlets with Cranberry Coulis


Mustard-Herb Crusted Tenderloin


Roasted Turkey



Toffee Crunch Dip with Apple Slices


Mini Cherry & Lemon Pies


Pumpkin Spiced Cake with Cinnamon Whipped Cream


Strawberry Galette with Homemade Vanilla Whipped Cream


Gingerbread Cake


Chicken Roll-Ups Stuffed with Ricotta and Spinach

Chicken Roll-Ups Stuffed with Ricotta and Spinach

I wanted to make chicken for dinner so I went in search of ingredients. I found some ricotta and chicken breasts in the fridge and some panko and marinara in the pantry,  so I made this recipe using what...

Pumpkin Pecan Bread

Pumpkin Pecan Bread

While visiting blogs today, I stumbled upon a recipe for pumpkin pecan bread on Crumb that looked irresistible. I decided to surprise my kids and feed them this bread for their afternoon snack.  I admit, I was a little...

Buttermilk & Herb Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Buttermilk & Herb Marinated Pork Tenderloin

I had a tenderloin to use up and some buttermilk in the fridge so I I added fresh herbs, garlic, Dijon, and honey to the buttermilk and marinated the pork overnight. I then seared the top of the tenderloin...

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

I made a pork tenderloin for dinner recently and paired it with these buttermilk mashed potatoes. I loved how tangy and creamy the buttermilk made these potatoes. I may never go back to regular mashed potatoes – they were...

Slow-Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheese Ravioli and Fresh Basil

Slow-Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheese Ravioli and Fresh Basil

  We have had some extremely cold weather and frozen rain here in Portland. I used the slow-roasted tomatoes to make a delicious tomato soup & added cheese ravioli, parmesan, and fresh basil to make it an extra special...

Egg, Roasted Pepper, and Feta Stuffed Portobello

Egg, Roasted Pepper, and Feta Stuffed Portobello

I made this for my breakfast today and loved every single bite. I had one left over portobello from the Asian Portobello Taco recipe that needed to be used up. I grabbed some roasted peppers from the pantry and...

Asian Portobello Tacos

Asian Portobello Tacos

We have been enjoying eating more meals with portobello mushrooms being the main ingredient.  I decided to make some tacos and I found a great recipe on The Miniature Moose that looked delicious. I adapted a few things to...

Cranberry Orange Bread with a Light Orange Glaze

Cranberry Orange Bread with a Light Orange Glaze

I picked up some fresh cranberries to do some baking with. I decided on a recipe I saw over at Eat.Drink.Love that looked terrific. I added a thin orange glaze to the top for added flavor. The bread turned...

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

I’ve always roasted tomatoes in high heat for a short amount of time but this weekend I decided to try slow roasting them. I still had quite a few tomatoes left from my mom’s garden so I decided to...