I know we are nowhere near Thanksgiving, but we like to have a nice Thanksgiving meal a couple times throughout the year to test new recipes. This time around we had a bunch of leftovers and thought some Thanksgiving leftover egg rolls sounded delicious! Spoiler Alert! These egg rolls were freaking fantastic! Plus, you get to dip them in gravy! Easily the best leftover dish that we have ever made. Trust me, we have made a ton.
One of the most common questions that I get regarding Thanksgiving is….”How do I get everything to be done at the same time”? This question has a lot to do with the menu that you have selected. It also has a lot to do with proper planning and preparation. Below I have laid out a sample menu and how I would prepare for it. Using this sample menu I have planned out a cooking schedule for my Thanksgiving feast.
I love stove top stuffing. There is something about the easy directions and great flavor that keeps me going back for more. I love it! However, when you have a food blog, everyone wants you to make everything from scratch. Who knew that it was a faux pas to serve boxed stuffing to your friends and family when you write about food. Well, you don’t need to tell me again. I make my stuffing from scratch from now on. Even though I base my flavors on boxed stuffing, haha.
When I used to live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the Pasty (pronounced “Past – eee”) was king. It is a meat filled hand pie that was usually topped with gravy or ketchup. The pie was all meat and potatoes and lacked the gravy or liquid inside of a pot pie. I though this … Read moreThanksgiving (Pasty) Hand Pie
Is it dressing or stuffing. While the ingredients can be the same, the difference is in how it is cooked. If it is stuffed and cooked inside of the bird, well then it is stuffing. If it assembled and baked outside of the bird in a casserole dish, then it is dressing. However, the two … Read moreRoasted Chestnut and Corn Bread Dressing
This week I have been writing about the upcoming Turkey Day. Monday was Herb Roasted Turkey, Tuesday was whipped red skin potatoes, Wednesday we took a break to honor the troops and today is a twist on classic herb stuffing. I find that most blogs don’t tackle Thanksgiving till the day before or even the day of. I know when I plan a meal, that is too late. I like to have all of my recipes and ideas for the dinner done at least three days before the big day if not a week in advance. So I decided to start posting about Thanksgiving recipes a little early. Not that everyone would plan their meals around mine (that would be cool), but that at least the recipes are out there ahead of time so people can prepare some ideas. So here is my take on stuffing.
I loaded this stuffing with vegetables and fresh herbs.