When it comes to Thanksgiving I’m a bit of a traditionalist, but only to a certain extent. I’m all about cooking up a traditional side with a modern twist by adding unexpected ingredients to give a whole new depth of flavor without veering too far off the taste spectrum. I’ve put together a great menu curtesy of the great Family Kitchen cooks to make this Thanksgiving the easiest and tastiest one yet…
Fancy Schmancy Green Bean Casserole 1 of 8You will not need a can opener for this version. It's all from scratch, even the fried onions!
Make your own fancy schmancy green bean casserole
Roast Sweet Potatoes With Butter And Brown Sugar 2 of 8Why smother your naturally sweet and delicious and healthy sweet potatoes in marshmallow and heavy cream? Keep things simple and incredible with just easy roasted sweet potatoes.
Make your own roast sweet potatoes with butter and brown sugar
Cran-Chesnut Pumpkin Sausage Stuffing 3 of 8This stuffing calls for all things in season. The flavor has a citrusy punch with earthy pumpkin and rich stuffing for a perfect Thanksgiving stuffing.
Make your own cran-chesnut pumpkin sausage stuffing
Cranberry Sauce With Grapefruit And Rosemary 4 of 8There's just a few ingredients to this cranberry sauce, yet it creates a beautiful dish that goes oh so well with your turkey.
Make your own cranberry sauce with grapefruit and rosemary
Olive Oil And Herb Mashed Potatoes 5 of 8Skip the heavy butter and cream laden mashed potatoes for this lightened up version with a highlight of herbs.
Make your own olive oil and herb mashed potatoes
Potato Leek And California Walnut Gratin 6 of 8This recipe has me drooling and so excited. Leeks + potato + cheese = must make.
Make your own potato leek and California walnut gratin
Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon And Pomegranate 7 of 8Everything is better with bacon, even brussels sprouts. Top them with pomegranate seeds for an added punch of flavor.
Make your own roasted brussels sprouts with bacon and pomegranate
Perfect Popovers 8 of 8Dinner rolls are so old school and boring. Time to get people excited about bread again with light and airy popovers.
Make your own perfect popovers
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