Thanksgiving Recipes


There is another harvest season and its time to thank God for plentiful crop for the year and pray for the same for the coming year.

Prepare tantalizing and mouthwatering dishes for Thanksgiving Recipes. Tickle taste buds of your family, friends and relatives with spicy food for the evening and have a fun filled and tasty Thanksgiving Celebration party Razzle and dazzle every one with your own exquisite cuisine for the Harvest Festival. Delight your guests with these savoring hotties right from main course to desserts. Here we have for you some luscious and scrumptious dishes to choose from:

Thanksgiving Main Dish

Grilled Turkey

Grilled Turkey
Ingredients :
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle red wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 pounds whole turkey
Method :

Fill the bottom of a pot with a 5 pound bag of charcoal. The turkey should be washed and stuffed with onion. Wash the exterior of the turkey with salt and pepper. Now place the turkey in a deep aluminum roasting pan and then the pan on the grill's grate. Remember to pour wine on the turkey and cover up the turkey with foil. Grill the turkey for 60 to 90 minutes and cook it till you might feel it to be tasty.

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Fried Turkey

Fried Turkey
Ingredients :-
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 (12- to 14-pound) fresh turkey
  • Peanut oil (about 3 gallons)
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika


Method :-

  • Stir together first 6 ingredients.

  • Remove giblets and neck from turkey, and discard.
  • Drain cavity well; pat entire turkey dry with paper towels.
  • Loosen and lift skin from turkey with fingers, without totally detaching skin; generously spread seasoning under skin.
  • Carefully replace skin and secure with wooden picks, if desired.
  • Sprinkle and rub remaining seasoning inside cavity and on outside of turkey.
  • Let turkey stand at room temperature while oil heats.
  • Meanwhile, pour oil into a deep propane turkey fryer 10 to 12 inches from top heat to 350 degrees F over a medium-low flame, according to manufacturer's instructions (about 45 minutes).
  • Place turkey on fryer rod. Carefully and slowly lower turkey into hot oil with rod attachment.
  • Fry 35 to 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion of thigh registers 165 degrees F (about 3 minutes per pound plus an additional 5 minutes.
  • Keep oil temperature between 300 degrees F and 325 degrees F).
  • Remove turkey from oil drain and let stand 25 minutes before slicing.

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Thanksgiving Side Dish

Fruited Sweet Potatoes

Fruited Sweet Potatoes
Ingredients :
  • 1 can (40 ounces) mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple in juice
  • ¼ cup each bourbon, brown sugar, golden raisins, shredded coconut
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Method :

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, Mix the sweet potatoes, pineapple, bourbon, brown sugar, raisins, coconut, walnuts, pumpkin pie spice and salt in a large bowl. Bake it at 350 degrees F for about 40 minutes.

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Thanksgiving Vegetarian Recipe

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash
Ingredients :
  • 2 acorn squash
  • 2 carrots, grated 1 can (8 oz.)
  • Crushed pineapple 2 tablespoon
Method :

Cut the squash into halves and take out the seeds. Place the same in the baking dish. Combine all the remaining ingredients and fill it into the squash cavities. Now, bake the squash at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes till the squash is tender.

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Thanksgiving Desserts

Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti recipe
Ingredients :-
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1-1/4 cups of sugar
  • ½ cup Almonds (blanched and chopped)
  • 3 Eggs (beaten well)
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 2 teaspoon Milk
  • Dash of Salt
Method :-

After preheating the oven to 350 degrees F, the almonds should be toasted for 8-10 minutes till light brown color. Chop the toasted almonds. The beaten eggs and the vanilla extract should be mixed and add butter, sugar to make it fluffy. To this, add sifted flour, salt and baking powder. Combine the two mixtures to make dough. Add the almonds. Bake them at 375 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.

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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie recipe
Ingredients :
  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
Method :

The oven should be preheated to 325 degrees F. Combine the sugar, corn syrup and butter. Cook the mixture over medium heat. Keep stirring continuously till the butter or margarine melts and the sugar dissolves. Combine the eggs, bourbon, vanilla and salt and mix well. Pour the sugar into the mixture and keep whisking. After this, stir into it the chocolate chips and pecans and pour the same into a pie shell. Then, bake in preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes till golden.

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Razzle and dazzle every one with your own exquisite cuisine for the Harvest Festival. Delight your guests with these savoring hotties right from main course to desserts. Here we have for you some luscious and scrumptious dishes to choose from:

The Perfect Turkey:

The cuisine remains incomplete without the perfect Turkey. The various dishes that can be prepared with turkey are Turkey Pizza that can have mozzarella and Parmesan cheese, garlic, oregano, basil with tomatoes, black olive and cooked turkey for topping. Another dish can be Roasted Turkey with Butter Glaze prepared with turkey, butter, brown sugar, marjoram, lemon peel, bourbon, pepper and fresh herbs. You can even try out baked turkey with steamed rice which is relishing

Stuffed Dishes:

The stuffed dishes can include turkey stuffed with bread, chicken broth, celery, onions, oysters and mushrooms. You can various other ingredients stuffed in turkey as per your own choice or liking.

Grilled Turkey

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Vegetarian Recipe:

This is for those veggie lovers. This can have Pumpkin Soup, Vegan gravy, and Vegan Pumpkin Pie.

Vegetarian Recipe

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Side Dishes:

For side dishes you can prepare Cranberry Chutney, Basic Turkey Gravy, Pineapple Cheese Salad, Sweet Potatoes and Giblet Sauce.

Side Dishes

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Desserts:

This can have Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie—the most traditional sweet dish; Pumpkin Cake Roll, Pumpkin and Praline Pie, Ryan's Famous Pumpkin Nut Bread and Apple Pie or Cranberry Desserts.

Side Dishes

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Last Updated: 24th June, 2017