My Butternut Squash Bisque, which I revisited for lunch the other day.
My family’s Thanksgiving is very traditional – we pretty much eat the same thing every year. For the past few years, I have been doing one “different” side dish to mix things up a little bit. If you’re looking to do the same, here is a list of my favorite recipes that would be a lovely addition to your Thanksgiving Table.
Rustic Herb Stuffing
P.S. If you cook something off Sweet Life Laur on Thanksgiving or any other time, I would LOVE to see photos! You can upload them to my Facebook Page, or email them to sweetlifelaur (at) gmail (dot) com.
Happy Thanksgiving preparation week!
If you’re on the hunt for a new, exciting mashed potato recipe for Thanksgiving this year, look no further. Every bite of these mashed potatoes is infused with the special tang of Camembert cheese, and it’s a noticeable (yet mild) surprise for the taste buds. This recipe is unique because the Camembert (with its high fat content) adds all the creaminess that butter and cream would add – so all the mashers need is the cheese and a little milk and you’re set.
I just used a simple Camembert from the grocery store for this recipe, and while it turned out very well, I know a higher-quality cheese would have been even more amazing. A triple-cream cheese, such as Cowgirl Creamery’s Mt. Tam, would be lovely, and a fresh chevre would add a lot of extra tang if your family is more on the adventurous side.
In my family, we love Thanksgiving leftovers. We make lots of extra everything so that we can eat Thanksgiving a few times over. Cool lives, I know. Leftover mashed potatoes lend themselves to a really delicious snack (or in this case, what I just ate for breakfast): Mashed Potato pancakes. These take about 30 seconds to put together and just a few minutes to cook. They’re crispy and delicious!
P.S. Speaking of potato pancakes, does anyone have a fantastic latke recipe? I loove them and have never made them myself. Thanks in advance!