My Thanksgiving Menu

My family doesn’t really have a Thanksgiving tradition except having rice on the table. Since two years ago I started taking control in the kitchen for every holiday that was to come. I like to challenge myself in catering to many of my family and friends, this year I’ll have 15 guest.My menu always changes and I get inspired from other food blogs, cookbooks, the food network, or the cooking channel. I collect many recipe’s and keep it in my Thanksgiving folder and when the holiday comes around I randomly pick and just roll with it. There’s so many delicious recipe’s out there I must try them all! So here I share with you this years Thanksgiving menu.


Warm Piquillo & Crab Dip w/ Crostini (recipe by Food.People.Want )

Cannelini Bean Dip w/ Pita Chips (recipe by Answers En Croute)


Gluten Free Pistachio Berry Goat Cheese Salad (recipe by Simply Gluten-Free )


Garlic Cheese Bread (recipe by Savory Sweet Life)


Good Eats Roast Turkey (recipe by Alton Brown) This will be my 2nd year doing this turkey. It’s super delicious, juicy, and easy.

Cranberry Sauce:

Low-Sugar Fresh Cranberry Salsa w/ Cilantro, Lime, and Jalapeno (recipe by Kalyn’s Kitchen)

Side Dishes:

Cornbread & Chorizo Stuffing (recipe by Handle The Heat) I’ll be using a Spanish non-spicey chorizo.

Cauliflower Gratin w/ Manchego and Almonds (recipe by Houseboat Eats)

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes (recipe by Baked Bree)

White Rice (recipe by Ecualombian)

Photo from Me

Photo from Me


Pumpkin, Cranberry, and Pecan Pie (recipe by Beantown Baker)

Sweet Potato Pie (recipe by Bake at 350)

I know what you’re thinking….This is so not Ecualombian. But hey, I like a variety of things and I’m open-minded. Super excited for T-Day!! Happy Holidays!


About Sherlly

I love food.
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2 Responses to My Thanksgiving Menu

  1. Hi Sherlly,

    Sorry to hear the crackers didn’t turn out for you. I have made them several times and they always come out great. I wonder what happened?

    I was also wondering if you could be so nice and ask my permission for reusing my pictures. I have a copyright on them. I hope you understand.

    Wishing you a wonderful Holiday Season.
    Greetings form Colorado.

    • Sherlly says:

      Hi Kirsten,

      So sorry, I totally didn’t realize. And yeah about the crackers it was probably because my house was a bit hot from having the ovens on alllll day hehe. I will make them this week! Thank you.

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