Six Sides You Must Try This Thanksgiving
With Thanksgiving nearly approaching, it's time to start thinking about what we're most thankful for, but more importantly, what we're eating! This year, we've taken a different approach to our 2020 Thanksgiving menu; we're supply everything but the turkey. With supermarkets usually giving away a free turkey, and families enjoying cooking the turkey together early in the morning, we figured that we'd only supply sides, soups, salads, and desserts.
With that said, here are six Thanksgiving sides you must try this year!
1. Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows
This side dish is a Thanksgiving classic. It is the perfect blend of delicious and smooth sweet potatoes covered with a gooey coat of marshmallows. The marshmallows get crunchy around the edges, and they are the absolute best part. This casserole is a Thanksgiving favorite that has everyone running back for seconds, and maybe thirds! Who can resist marshmallows being on their dinner plate? We know we can't!
2. Roasted Brussels Sprouts
If the thought of eating brussels sprouts makes you want to run the opposite direction, we urge you to try this recipe immediately. These roasted brussels sprouts are nothing like the soft, soggy, green little blobs that you remember refusing as a child (trust me, we used to push them away too). They are deliciously crispy and richly caramelized. Don’t be shocked when you find yourself eating these straight off the sheet pan like they’re candy!
3. Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onions
Creamy mushroom sauce surrounded by soft green beans, covered with the crunchy taste of crispy fried onions, makes this green bean casserole a Thanksgiving classic. This side usually doesn't get much love, and frankly, we don't know why! It's one of our favorites and pairs so well with oven-roasted turkey. This Thanksgiving, don't forget your green beans and let us know what you think!
4. Potato Pancakes with Sour Cream and Apple Sauce
Potato pancakes are traditionally served to celebrate the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah, but they can be enjoyed year-round, and we love them at Thanksgiving dinner! They're crispy and salty, but pair so well with apple sauce and sour cream! Something we love is to make a mini sandwich with two potato pancakes, stuffing, turkey, and cranberry sauce! It's delicious!
5. Old Fashioned Stuffing
Who doesn't love stuffing? Every year, around Thanksgiving time, we see ads, commercials, and social media posts with pictures of the turkey, but let's be honest, stuffing is what everyone likes the most! Many people will try and get crazy with their stuffing and add wild ingredients -- not us! We stick to the basics and love our classic Thanksgiving stuffing.
6. Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole
We couldn't leave out these vegetables, after including the green beans and brussels sprouts! But, don't kid yourself, these don't taste like the veggies you were forced to eat for dinner while growing up. Immersed in cheese and seasoned breadcrumbs, this broccoli and cauliflower casserole will give you a whole new perspective on your vegetable choice!
If you like the six sides we mentioned and are interested in viewing our 2020 Thanksgiving menu, you can view our menu here!