Hosting Thanksgiving this year and don’t know where to start? Today I’m sharing the perfect Thanksgiving menu to feed a crowd!
Living the expat life means two things when it comes to Thanksgiving.
First, thanksgiving feels more important to me
Second, living here but having a spouse on an American schedule means that these are precious days off to travel. We’re planning a getaway for the long weekend, as are most of our friends. Ergo, we’re not celebrating Thanksgiving on actual Thanksgiving day.
All of that to say: I’m essentially treating the entire month of November as
So to inspire your own table this year, I’m sharing my dream Thanksgiving menu!
The main event: turkey, of course. All my top tips and recommendations are rounded up in one place! I’m a big believer in brining! I brine the bird for 24 hours in a mixture of seasonings before roasting it.
Sauteed Green Beans with Scallions
Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Parmesan Roasted Butternut Squash
Caramel Apple Cheesecake Squares
Whew! It’s a ton of food, I know. But I love side dishes, and Thanksgiving only comes once a year!
Also, don’t forget that Thanksgiving is a team sport. Don’t love pies? Ask someone else to bring them! Turkey not your thing? See who else might brave the bird.
Need more Thanksgiving inspiration? Check out Pinterest for a never-ending stream of ideas!