Thanksgiving is approaching…

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Turkey Day is right around the corner…how prepared are you? here are a couple great ideas to jump start your planning!

Scene Stealing Thanksgiving Side Dishes

brought to you by Real Simple:

  • Honeyed Carrots & Oranges
  • Butternut Squash bread pudding
  • Bourbon-Cranberry Compote
  • Sweet Potatoes With Pecans and Parmesan
  • Potato and Celery Root Mash
  • Brie and Chive Biscuits
  • Cauliflower Gratin
  • Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf With Cranberries
  • Greens With Apricots and Fennel
  • Green Beans With Bacon Vinaigrette
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Grapes
  • Sautéed Escarole With Leeks

need a delicious individual dessert for each guest, try this fantastic idea: 11.7.2010piepopstop.jpg

How To Make Pumpkin Pie Pops

Here’s the basic ingredients:

  • 2 unbaked 9-inch pie dough crusts
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 can (15 ounces) plain pumpkin (not spiced)
  • 1 can (12 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

to find out the instructions, click here.

if you are the type of person that always runs into problems during the holidays, like i do, then check this fabulous article out by Real Simple:

How to Fix 10 Common Thanksgiving Problems

A guide to get you over some of the holiday dinner’s most common hurdles.

here are a few:

  • You Don’t Know How Big a Turkey to Buy
  • The Turkey Is Still Frozen
  • To Baste or Not to Baste?

check out the entire list here.

will continue to post fun and helpful Turkey Day related articles!!!

stay tuned,

❤ kt

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