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A Twist on Thanksgiving Favorites

November 15, 2016 by Ariana | 0 Comments

I never tire of the traditional Thanksgiving menu.  After all, we only eat turkey once a year so I like to live on it for days.  There’s something comforting about the old standbys — turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes…  But recently, I was inspired to put a twist on some favorites after enjoying the most delicious sweet potato dish at a friend’s dinner party.  The combination of goat cheese and truffle oil was divine and I made sure to get the recipe.  Since I am always on yam duty in our family, I’ve decided to try something new and make this Sweet Potato Puree with Goat Cheese and Truffle Oil.  I couldn’t find a great photo, but believe me, it’s amazing.  Since the kids will want their marshmallows, we’ll enjoy two sweet potato dishes this year.

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Want to shake things up this Thanksgiving?  Swap out your traditional menu with these recipes:

Instead of green bean casserole, try Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans and Cranberries

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Instead of mashed potatoes, try Creamy Potato Stacks with Garlic, Thyme, and Parmesan

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Instead of bread stuffing, try Squash and Celeriac Quinoa Stuffing

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Instead of pumpkin pie, try Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

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Instead of turkey, try the other white meat — Porchetta

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