Mashed potatoes are a mainstay of Thanksgiving dinner. Born from the need of a potato dish that could be made without an oven (occupied by the roasting turkey), mashed potatoes have grown into one of the most varied and diverse of all thanksgiving dishes.Why just take a look at some of my personal favorite twists… Continue reading Spudtacular! Perfect mashed potatoes
Fear the Brussels sprout no more! A simple roasting takes this once childhood fright and transforms it into a nutty and tender side dish welcome at any Thanksgiving table. With only three ingredients and minimal prep work, this is by far the easiest Thanksgiving side dish that doesn’t come from a can. (Here’s look at you, cranberry sauce)… Continue reading Sprouts to tout!
Gravy is my personal favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner. Most people don’t really pay it any mind, considering it not even a side dish but a condiment. But that’s the beauty of gravy, it’s the support player that elevates other dishes. Served piping hot over mashed potatoes, drizzled over thinly sliced white meat or sopped up with… Continue reading It’s all gravy