Thanksgiving Recipes


Cranberries Gone Wild Party Dip – a reader favorite
Candied Bacon
Baked Brie in Puff Pastry with Candied Nuts & Cranberry Sauce
Gio’s Meatballs
Norwegian Meatballs – a family favorite
Pomegranate Salsa
Savory Cheddar Biscotti
Savory Pine Nut Cheese Crisps


Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Carrot Ginger Soup
Chunky Butternut Bacon Soup
Cream of Parsnip Soup
Creamy Turkey Wild Rice Soup – excellent for leftover turkey
Pumpkin Soup
Red Pepper Soup
Roasted Fennel Soup
Smoky Turkey Chowder – excellent for leftover turkey
Sweet Potato Soup with Andouille Sausage
Wild Mushroom Soup – a reader favorite


Almond Pear Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
Apple Spinach Salad – a family favorite
Chef Ben’s Fall Flavors Salad
Festive Pomegranate Salad
Honey Gorgonzola Hearts of Romaine
Homemade Croutons – excellent for soup garnishes, too
North Dakota Bean with Barley Salad
Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
My Mother’s Best Caesar Salad – a family favorite
Winter Salad with Roasted Chestnut Vinaigrette

Main Courses

Sarah’s Lasagna Fantastico
Stuffed Turkey Breast with Pomegranate Butter Sauce
Turkey Crepes with Pistachio Pesto


Savory Apple Cheddar Bread Pudding
Barley Sweet Potato Salad
Comforting Mac N’ Cheese
Dutch Hodgepodge Potatoes
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Orange Roasted Root Vegetables
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Roasted Root Vegetables with Cider Glaze
Rosemary Smashed Potatoes
Perfect Whipped Potatoes – a family favorite
Spinach Gratin
Wild Rice with Mushrooms, Cranberries & Pecans – a family favorite
Three Cheese Scalloped Potatoes


Homemade Crescent Rolls – a family favorite
Southern Biscuits

Desserts & Sweets

Grandma Sunny’s Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie – a family favorite
Apple Pecan Bread Pudding
Maple Glazed Pumpkin Cookies – a reader favorite
Pumpkin Spice Coconut Macaroons
Sweet Potato Cheesecake with Caramel Sauce

Weekend Breakfast Ideas

Apple Sausage Breakfast Ring – a family favorite
Bacon Pancakes
(Sarah’s Best) Banana Bread
Classic Almond Biscotti
Biscuits & Gravy Casserole – a family favorite
Blueberry Flax Muffins
(Sarah’s Best) Cinnamon Buns – a family favorite!
English Muffin Toasting Bread
Cranberry Orange Scones
Elegant Egg Strata
Orange Pecan French Toast Casserole
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread with Maple Butter