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What To Serve For Thanksgiving

Laura Lee
Nov 20, 2022

Everyone knows that the festive season is fast approaching when Thanksgiving comes around. Thanksgiving is really a special time for a number of reasons. Firstly, you get to sit around a dinner table with all your family members. Secondly, you are able to share a meal with everyone you love. Lastly, you go around the table and take turns telling everyone what you are thankful for. With that said, the food you serve at Thanksgiving is a big part of it. Some people even go as far as to say that Thanksgiving dinner is much more important than Christmas lunch.

Slices of pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices

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Now deciding on what you should serve at Thanksgiving can easily become a headache. This is why it is important to know about your Thanksgiving dinner essentials. That’s right, there are a number of meals that you should definitely be serving for Thanksgiving. The first of which would be a turkey. Having a juicy turkey on your dinner table can almost be considered a Thanksgiving tradition. After all, 99% of families serve turkey on Thanksgiving. With that said, there are a number of different ways you can serve your turkey. The most popular being roasted.

Alternatively, you could even fry your turkey. Now we have to talk about your stuffing. You can have the world’s best turkey but you need great stuffing too. There are a number of different options when it comes to stuffing. With your main out of the way, we need to talk about side dishes. Even though your turkey is the main attraction, it needs side dishes to complement it. This is where cranberry sauce comes in. Freshly made cranberry sauce will definitely have your guests wanting seconds. Now you need something you end your dish off, you can go with a variety of different desserts but peach cobbler and pumpkin pie are the most popular.