Thanksgiving Menu Timetable

November 2017

Whole Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey

Cranberry sauce: Make three or four days in advance. Place in container; cover and refrigerate.

Vegetable casserole: Peel and trim vegetables a day in advance, place in containers; cover and refrigerate. Vegetable casseroles with a creamy base can be assembled and refrigerated a day in advance.

Roast turkey: Season and roast on Thanksgiving.

Stuffing: Cut up bread and vegetables one or two days ahead and refrigerate (or freeze bread cubes well in advance). Bake stuffing alongside turkey.

Muffins: Bake either on Thanksgiving morning or well in advance. If frozen, thaw muffins at room temperature, place on baking sheet and reheat in preheated 325 degree F oven for 5 to 10 minutes while the turkey is resting.

Pie: Make crust a day ahead if desired. Thanksgiving morning roll out dough and fit into pie plate. Refrigerate while making filling. Bake pie while guests are having their meal.

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