Giving thanks, the POSH way.
Thanksgiving is an American Holiday, and for the most part the meal that we eat is based on a tradition passed down from generations and perhaps has maybe lost the meaning and excitement. Let’s face it, maybe turkey is a little boring. This year, let’s try putting a little twist on the typical Thanksgiving meal. Better Homes and Gardens Magazine has put together 12 delicious ways of cooking a turkey this year! Find the one that suits your taste best!
There is nothing more stressful that the pressure of preparing an entire Thanksgiving meal in one morning. Here are some great ideas to get it done quickly and reduce the stress of preparing a feast!
-Get whatever you can done ahead of time; set the table, set out the dishes you intend to use so you don’t have to clean them the day of.
-Remember that many portions of meals (pie crusts for example) are very easily prepared in advance and frozen. You can defrost the ingredients in the morning to prepare for the baking and you have saved yourself a few steps!
-Peel potatoes the day before, put them in a pot and cover with water to prevent them from turning brown. In the morning, drain the water to add fresh water to cook them!
-Two small turkeys instead of one large one will reduce the cooking time!
Another great idea is personal pies! Take any of your favorite pies and turn them into minis! Here is a great recipe starter to get creative with the typical holiday dessert menu.
Find a way of showing your friends and family thanks at this meal with something personal at each table setting; maybe a note, a treat or maybe an ornament to start their Christmas decorating! Remember to give thanks for the people and blessings in life by sharing a quality meal and time with those dearest to you!