Pumpkin Cheesecake

The Original Dish 2020 Thanksgiving Menu

The holiday season officially kicks off next week with a big turkey feast, and I’m so excited to share my 2020 Thanksgiving Menu with you!! This year’s menu is simple and a little scaled back, but we’re covering all the essentials with a decadent breakfast, a festive appetizer, staple side dishes, a beautifully roasted turkey, and my favorite classic dessert. It’s a delicious menu that I for one am beyond excited to cook this coming Thursday. In this guide, you’ll also find a grocery list, kitchen timeline, and my best Thanksgiving tips & tricks! Continue reading “The Original Dish 2020 Thanksgiving Menu”

Caramelized Butternut Squash Toast

Caramelized Butternut Squash Toast with Ricotta & Balsamic

Sharing a quick, easy appetizer to start your Thanksgiving meal on the tastiest note: caramelized butternut squash toast with ricotta & balsamic. Crusty Italian bread toasted until golden, topped with a creamy swoosh of whipped ricotta, butternut squash flavored with balsamic and maple syrup, and a few leaves of fried sage. The prettiest, most festive toast recipe that comes together effortlessly! Continue reading “Caramelized Butternut Squash Toast with Ricotta & Balsamic”

Mushroom Brioche Stuffing

Mushroom Brioche Stuffing with Fontina & Herbs

A simple mushroom brioche stuffing with classic flavor, melted fontina cheese, and lots of woodsy herbs. This stuffing is the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving turkey. It also works well as a vegetarian main dish for the holiday. Everything comes together really easily and is bursting with herby flavor. Best kind of comfort food that you can make all season long. Continue reading “Mushroom Brioche Stuffing with Fontina & Herbs”

Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Grapes & Parsley Vinaigrette

The easiest crispy brussels sprouts with lots of fun flavor & texture – roasted grapes, creamy yogurt, a zippy parsley vinaigrette, and toasted pine nuts. Perfect recipe to keep everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving vegetable side dish new and exciting! Continue reading “Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Grapes & Parsley Vinaigrette”

Cornmeal Popovers

Cornmeal Popovers with Herb Honey Butter

Festive cornmeal popovers slathered with a flavorful herb honey butter! Perfect way to change up the typical dinner rolls on your Thanksgiving table. These popovers are easy to make and absolutely delicious, bursting with bright herby flavor and a subtle hint of honey sweetness. Continue reading “Cornmeal Popovers with Herb Honey Butter”

Whipped Goat Cheese

Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates

A fun, simple appetizer to start off your Thanksgiving feast! Creamy whipped goat cheese topped with a caramelized mixture of dates, shallots, vinegar and honey, with bacon and fried rosemary crumbled over top. You can serve this just like a dip, with either toasted bread or crackers for dipping. Kind of a spin on the classic “bacon wrapped dates” that everyone loves to bring to a party. It’s bold, flavorful, and such a beautiful dip to serve for any fall or winter holiday. Continue reading “Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates”

Candied Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Candied Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potatoes

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I’m sharing these simple, quintessential candied bourbon pecan sweet potatoes! Roasted, slightly crisp sweet potatoes tossed in a sweet, syrupy glaze. It’s one of those side dishes that comes together effortlessly, yet everyone will rave about it. Definitely one to add to your holiday menu! Continue reading “Candied Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potatoes”

Pumpkin French Toast

Pumpkin French Toast with Spiced Pecan Syrup

An extra decadent, yet really simple pumpkin french toast recipe with spiced pecan syrup generously drizzled over top! Infused with warm spices and intoxicating maple, plus I’m using brioche bread for a buttery, rich bite to every piece of toast. It’s the perfect breakfast for any upcoming holiday or just for a cozy weekend brunch at home. Continue reading “Pumpkin French Toast with Spiced Pecan Syrup”

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Shortbread Crust & Brandy Pecans

Kicking off the holiday season with a weekend full of Christmas decorating and recipe developing…while of course eating all the Thanksgiving leftovers! Including this pumpkin cheesecake with shortbread crust & brandy pecans.

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