BLOGGING GRANDMOTHERS SHARE THEIR THANKSGIVING MENUS
I asked the women in our private group that is exclusively for blogging grandmothers to share their Thanksgiving menus. Thanks so much ladies! Let’s see who shared and what they’ll be feasting on.
I’ll start with myself, Dee from here at Grammy’s Grid: Glazed ham, baked duck, deep fried turkey, giblet gravy, cornbread dressing, candied yams, mustard potato salad, green bean casserole, oven baked macaroni and cheese, collard greens, pea salad, deviled eggs, jellied cranberries, fruit salad, banana pudding, apple pie, pumpkin pie, cherry pie, cheese ball, wheat crackers, and sweet rolls.
Candy from Candy’s Farm House Pantry – Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, candied yams, green bean casserole, rolls, cheesecake, pumpkin pie, and apple pie.
Mary from Plum Crazy About Coupons – Turkey, sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, creamed carrots and peas, chocolate pudding pie, banana cream pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie, and rolls.
Sylvia from Grace for a Gypsy – Ham, broccoli cheese casserole, sweet potato casserole, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, pecan pie, chocolate pie, and sweet potato pie.
Nancy from Nancy on the Home Front – Turkey, turkey breast, baked ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, cranberry orange relish, buttermilk rolls, pumpkin pie, pumpkin roll, salad and one more dessert.
Penny from Parenting Grown Children – Vegan zucchini bread, regular banana bread, squares of a baked pear-ricotta pancake, tofurky with its gravy, turkey with Marian Burros low fat dressing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, string beans in a soy-based sauce, green salad. vegan apple pie, pear upside down cake, and vegan brownies.
Gladys from From Moms to Grandmas – Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, yams with marshmallows, pistachio salad, green bean casserole, rolls, pumpkin roll, and apple pie.
Marilyn from Marilyn’s Treats – Turkey, stuffing, gravy, rolls, ham, crock pot green beans, crock pot mashed potatoes, maple roasted sweet potatoes, cranberry relish, aunt Sally’s lemon jello, salad, grilled sausage, apple pie, pumpkin pie, cherry pie, cheesecake, and many pot luck items.
Cathy from Life of 2 Snowbirds – Deep fried turkey from Bojangles, two turkey breasts, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, corn casserole, corn, Brussels sprouts, jellied cranberry sauce, and Pillsbury grands, and dessert.
Helen from 3 Winks Design – Turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, potato rolls, gravy, sweet potatoes, roasted root vegetables, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, olives and pickles, Brussels sprouts, and many kinds of pie.
Marion from The Grandma Chronicles – Turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, roasted root vegetables, green bean casserole, squash spirals, cranberry sauce, hot rolls, corn on the cob, homemade apple pie, brownies, blueberry crostata, and ice cream roll.
Brenda from Passionately Pushing 70 – Cranberry brie pull apart bread, roasted walnuts with rosemary, fall salad (with apples, walnuts, and cranberries), turkey made with a cheesecloth drenched in butter/herbs, vegetarian lasagna, garlic mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole with bourbon walnuts, Brussels sprouts with balsamic and pine nuts, butter stuffing and tomatoes, deviled eggs, jellied cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin rolls.
Amy from Amy’s Creative Pursuits – Turkey, stuffing, sweet potato casserole, rolls, corn, gravy, make-ahead potatoes, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, and cranberry dish.
Lori from Love My Big Happy Family – Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, stuffing, cranberry and apple salad, corn, green beans, rolls, black olives, cheese stuffed celery, and pumpkin pie with whipped cream.
Rhonda from Mother 2 Mother – Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green beans, corn, collard greens, sweet potato casserole, deviled eggs, corn pudding, cranberry sauce, mac and cheese, rolls, and sweet potato pie.
Tracey from A Gram Blog – Onion dip and chips, cheese and crackers, shrimp cocktail, roast turkey, sage bread stuffing, creamed pearl onions, mashed butternut squash with cinnamon, whipped mashed potatoes, peas, pan gravy, jellied cranberry sauce, apple pie, pecan pie, and chocolate cream pie.
Beverly from Across the Boulevard – Turkey, ham, cornbread dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole with brown sugar/pecan topping, macaroni and cheese, purple hull peas, baby lima beans, deviled eggs, cherry fluff salad, and desserts.
Marci from Stone Cottage Adventures – Cheese ball, deviled eggs, relish tray, cracker tray, smoked turkey, smoked brisket, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn casserole, cornbread stuffing, rolls, cornbread, peanut butter pie, lemon meringue pie, and coconut cream pie.
Sonia from Bohemian Babushka – Mojo infused turkey (with mushroom, giblet, onion, and herb stuffing), ham, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, corn, mixed veggies, salad, bread w/butter, pumpkin pie, and apple pie.
Clearissa from Clearissa Coward’s Command Center – Roasted turkey, cornbread dressing, giblet gravy, homemade mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, country collard greens, green beans, heat and serve rolls, sweet potato pie, lemon cake, and peach cobbler.
Rebecca from Cre8tive Compass – Roast turkey, giblet gravy, oyster stuffing, mashed potatoes, succotash, cranberries with orange zest, homemade bread and rolls, spice cake with caramel icing, and pumpkin custard pie with whipped cream.
Aletha from Watercress Words – Smoked turkey, cornbread dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green beans, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, deviled eggs, carrots, and rolls.
Marisa from All Our Way – Antipasto platter, puff pastry covered brie with fig jam, crostini from homemade baguettes, my mamma’s gnocchi in brodo, juicy turkey (brined, boned, and baked), giblet gravy, Italian sausage dressing, 3-hour perfect yeast rolls, maple butter for the rolls, lemon-garlic roasted broccoli, fennel orange salad, toasted pecan pumpkin no-churn ice cream, and Italian plum tartin.
Pat from Mille Fiori Favoriti – Shrimp cocktail, spinach dip, gluten free crackers, cheese platter, roast turkey with giblet gravy, gluten free stuffing (made with cornbread, herbs, and sausage), candied sweet potato mash with marshmallow topping, cranberry orange compote, mashed potatoes, green beans with almonds, fried battered cauliflower, pumpkin pie, apple pie, gluten free Jello mold with whipped cream, and gluten free ice cream.
Dianna from Dogwood Lane Diaries – Sloppy Joes, mac and cheese, spinach dip, buffalo chicken dip, pumpkin spice cake, baked pineapple, pumpkin pie, pumpkin roll, rice crispy treats and any other last minute additions. When we stopped visiting family for the holidays we just decided to start our own tradition of being non-traditional.
Louise from Going Ba-Nanas for Baby – Tossed spinach salad, roast turkey, baked ham, stuffing, sweet potato casserole, asparagus, cornbread, mashed potatoes, string bean amandine, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, corn, bacon wrapped dates, bruschetta (with mozzarella and olives), spinach cheese tarts, pumpkin pie, coconut topped cheesecake, pastries, and cookies.
YUM! It all sounds delicious, huh? Will any of these favorite foods make it onto your holiday menu?