The Plan: 12 guests - we're getting together both sets of parents for the first time since our wedding!
The Place: Our new home - 6 in the dining room and 6 in one half of our living room converted to a temporary dining room
The Time: we're planning a 3:30 dinner time
The Bird: we've ordered a fresh turkey which we will pick up the Sunday before Thanksgiving to start prepping
To brine or not to brine: we will not be brining our bird
§ Parker House Rolls w/ Spent Grain
§ Rosemary Lemon Turkey
§ Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes
§ Potato Spears Wrapped in Bacon w/ Honey Chive drizzle
§ Butter Turnip w/ homegrown Lemon Thyme
§ Brown Sugar Candied Carrots
§ Farm Fresh Green Beans w/ sour cream lemon dressing
§ Apple Cider Braised Pearl Onions & Leeks
§ Tuscan Loaf Baked Stuffing
We'd love for you to follow along in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. We will be sharing our prep lists, grocery list, links to all of the recipes for most of our menu, Thanksgiving Day timeline, and the tips and tricks we picked up that we're planning on implementing on the big day.
Who else is this excited about the best holiday of the year? If you're not - I hope this menu has you drooling enough to jump on board.