November 26, 2009

After dithering this way and that, I’ve finally finished the menu for Thanksgiving and our Dead Poultry Society party.

Here it is – with links, where appropriate. Thanks go out tothe world of food bloggers and especially the community at Food52, where I found inspiration, laughs, support, and camaraderie for the last few days.

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday, filled with everything delicious.


Creamy Carrot Soup
Celeriac Remoulade
Chopped Liver
Gravlax, Dill Mustard, Brown Bread
Celery Stalks, Carrot Sticks, Watermelon Radish, Olives
Baguette Toasts
Sweet Pickle Chunks
Pickled Red Onion
Dry Brined, Roast Turkey
What We Call Stuffing – Vegetarian Challah, Mushroom, Onion, Celery
What We Call Dressing – Cornbread with Sage Sausage, Apple, Onion
Mushroom Gravy
Giblet Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Tofu Casserole
Butternut & Creamed Spinach Gratin
Green Beans & Almonds w/Frizzled Onion
Butter Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Roasted Pearl Onions with Bacon
Cranberry Sauce
Gingered Fig Cranberry Chutney
Tuscan Onion Confit
Herb & Cheddar Poppers
Multigrain Dinner Rolls
Sour Cherry Pie
Cardomom Scented Peach Crisp
Quince and Apple Pie
Spiced Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Pistachios
Bourbon Pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

PS Added after the fact – here’s a link to the photos from Thanksgiving.

13 Responses to “Our Thanksgiving Menu”

  1. Winnie

    Oh, my…that is quite the menu! How many are you feeding?
    I am serving two of your recipes tomorrow- the challah stuffing and now your cake! Have a great T-day!

  2. Anonymous

    Super! And,don't you love what people have in their fridge? Fun picture of your very nicely filled "ice box" !!! Happy day, Cathy.


  3. Virginia Burton

    I love the new picture and bio! My, what very pretty glasses you have, my dear!

  4. Kelsey B.

    This isn't even funny. Seriously, your should be a caterer or something. I am going to your house next year!

  5. Kate @ Savour Fare

    Ha! And I thought ours was ambitious! This is really something! Glad you enjoyed the dry brined turkey!

  6. shayma

    simply fantastic and truly heroic, as @food52 said on twitter! please do post all the recipes at some point. best wishes, shayma

  7. MrsWheelbarrow

    Thank you everyone for your nice comments. I love Thanksgiving and cook like this every year. It never struck me that this menu was at all ambitious until I wrote it down.



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