Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November each year. Historically, this day was a religious celebration that was meant to thank God. But, traditionally it is celebrated to mark the arrival of first pilgrims in USA.
On Thanksgiving Day we give gratitude to the things that are good in life. This is the day, we celebrate with family and friends and have grand parties. This is one of the major festivals of USA that is celebrated with family and friends. Some traditional dishes included in the Thanksgiving meal are Roasted turkeys, Corns, Cranberry sauce, Pumpkin pie and Potatoes.
This day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and people exchange gifts like jewellery, flowers, chocolates, baked cookies, chocolates etc. with each other.
In this blog post, we have collected top recipes for Thanksgiving.
- Fresh Corn Spoonbread
If you are looking for a good replacement for cornbread, you should try this simple spoonbread recipe.
- Spinach and Artichoke Dip
This easy and quick recipe of dip is very delicious. It mainly contains chopped frozen spinach, cream cheese and artichoke hearts. It also contains 3 kinds of grated cheeses that include Parmesan, mozzarella and gruyere.
- Sweet Potato Souffle
Creamy mashed sweet potatoes are topped with buttery and crunchy pecans. This is a perfect recipe for Thanksgiving. It is a very tasty sweet potato casserole recipe.
- Sausage and Herb Stuffing
The stuffing is generally made with croutons/bread. You can add chopped vegetables for additional stuffing.
- Smoked Turkey
Cold-cut smoked turkey is different from barbecued turkey due to its ham-like texture and smoke flavor.
- Old-fashioned Cornbread Dressing
This recipe is very delicious. It is moist and seasoned with onions, celery and sage. This is a classic recipe of Thanksgiving that is a part of celebrations every year.
- Pumpkin Mousse
This is a very delicious pumpkin dessert and is easy to prepare as no baking is required. This is very rich and creamy.
- Green Beans with Bacon
This is a delicious and sweet side dish of green bean casserole. It consists of great ingredients like pecans and bacon.
- Grilled Turkey
This is the best way of cooking a Turkey. Although, not a very traditional way of cooking, the process gives you a juicy and tender turkey.
- Tomato Vegetable Casserole
The main ingredients used in this recipe are carrot, onion, potato, sweet potato, zucchini and bell pepper. Make sure that each of the vegetables are of the same size when cut.