Thanksgiving is a traditional family celebration, but that doesn’t mean the food has to be the same old, same old every year.
Check out these seven new takes on old recipes that your family’s taste buds will be grateful for.
Roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Your family will kiss you for this dish- according to the Pioneer Woman herself! Along with the delightful addition of roasted garlic, this recipe has a few secrets that will leave your potatoes smooth and creamy.
Forget globs of stuffing, form them into delicious balls that could serve as a meal on their own. =This recipe combines bread with celery, onion, green pepper, parsley, sage, and then some.
Instant Pot Brussels sprouts
Are you mad over your Instant Pot or has it been collecting dust? This pressure cooked recipe will encourage even the pickiest of eaters to ask for seconds.
Instead of fighting with corn on the cob, bake it into a luscious pudding.
Cranberry orange sauce
Is cranberry sauce a frequently reached over side dish? Give it a burst of citrus and see how much is left.
Because you ain’t got time to be your family’s personal mixologist. Simply stir hard cider with amaro, top with an orange peel and you’re done.
Salted-butter apple galette with maple whipped cream
Give pumpkin pie a break with this crunchy-crusted dessert. Its soft apple interior pairs well with maple whipped cream.
These side dishes- and dessert!- will become stars at your Thanksgiving meal.
Meg is a dreamer, entrepreneur, and homesteader based in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. She loves her cats, feasting, and road trips in her green VW Bug.