Everyone knows that when Thanksgiving comes around there is a lot of food and treats, but sometimes deciding what food to make can get overwhelming! Here’s a list of 10 great Thanksgiving dishes that are guaranteed to make everyone say “thank you” while rubbing their stomachs with satisfaction.
Creamed corn, corn on the cobb, corn salad, corn pudding. Corn is a classic, as it was essential to the very First Thanksgiving. If you don’t want to ruin a delicious tradition, make sure you have some type of corn on your Thanksgiving plate.
2. Macaroni and Cheese
Mac and cheese is the perfect side item all year long, meaning it obviously has a place on the Thanksgiving table. Move aside Easy Mac, make sure this it is extra cheesy and oven baked! You will definitely want to make sure this is among your lineup of Thanksgiving dishes!
For those who want to go against the “classic Thanksgiving meal,” ham is the dish for you. While ham (especially honey baked ham) is great, make sure it’s not your only meat option.
4. Mashed Potatoes
If mashed potatoes had to be describe in two words, they would be fluffy and delicious. Don’t forget to load them up with butter – this is a holiday after all; indulge!
Stuffing or dressing, whichever you prefer to call it, is an amazing addition to your Thanksgiving buffet. Whether you prefer it to be cooked inside or outside of the turkey, we can all agree on one thing: it is delicious!
Green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, hash brown casserole, broccoli casserole, creamed corn casserole. The types of amazing casseroles are countless. No matter which one is your favorite, at least one (or all) of these casseroles are essential to the Thanksgiving feast.
Pumpkin Pie. Pecan Pie. Apple Pie. All of these are tasty, especially with ice cream on top. It’s the best way to end your Thanksgiving meal.
Don’t forget about those carbs. Whether it’s cornbread, rolls, biscuits, or toast; no Thanksgiving meal is complete without a helping of bread.
Because what is Thanksgiving with out turkey? White meat or dark meat, take your pick!
Last, but not least – the gravy. I mean, who wants turkey without gravy? And don’t forget to put it on your mashed potatoes. You can even add it to your stuffing for an extra indulgent combination.
What is your essential Thanksgiving dish? Let us know down below?
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Allie Hale is a collegiate athlete and plays soccer at Reinhardt University. She is a marketing major and an advertising minor. Her favorite days are lazy days where she can just watch Netflix and eat snacks and candy. Her favorite candies are Kit-Kats and Reese’s. And she loves anything Oreo flavored.