I am off work again making good use of my vacation time I have to use up. I am also using today as a food prep day for Thanksgiving. I tend to make the desserts while my Aunt and Uncle make the main meal. I figured I would share some of the things I am going to making this year as well as some of the items I have made in the past in case you need some last minute ideas for your holiday table.
I will be making these apple pie cupcakes this year, fingers crossed all goes well.
Some past recipes I’ve made for Thanksgiving
Cranberry Pear Sauce – This is a nice take on the traditional cranberry sauce. It doesn’t take a long time either, just 15-20 minutes.
Caramel Pear Pie – This has to be my most favorite pie I’ve made. A little different than the traditional apple pie, but all the soft inner filling you expect. You could do half apple and half pear too.
Homemade Sausage Stuffing – I made this a few years back and I mix it up every time I make it, some time using chorizo, cranberries, raisins, and/or wine in place of some of the chicken stock. I did cut the bread pieces smaller though so it gets a little crunchier.
Gluhwein – Mulled Wine – This is perfect for wine you’ve gotten for a gift but don’t really like or for really cheap wine. Using it for mulled wine makes it even better. Side note: I am not a fan of red wine but I love a red mulled wine.
Caramel Apple Cupcakes with Apple Frosting – These were such a surprise. I made them not sure what to expect but were seriously delicious. Very similar to eating a caramel apple but without the hard shell of the apple.
No matter what you are bringing to the table I hope it is surrounded by loved ones. I am thankful for those of you who take the time to read my blog, and/or comment. I am thankful for the friendships I have made, and even some of you whom I have met in person.
What are you making for Thanksgiving?
Are you travelling for Thanksgiving?