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My Thanksgiving Shopping List

Written by Jen Sill

This year my family is coming to my house for Thanksgiving.

I’m pretty nervous.  I mean, I’m sure they’ll be very happy to help me in all ways possible, but I’m kinda looking forward to making a few fun things.  

Here’s the grocery list and recipe links for what I’m planning.  Feel free to copy me if you’re in a rush!!

I promise I’ll add photos (even bad ones) once I’ve made the meal.
Turkey
Roasting Bag
Butter
Seasoning Salt
White Wine
Turkey Stock 

(Find Roaster)
**May need an aluminum foil pan if I want to finish the bird in the oven

The Recipe – How to Cook a Bird in an Electric Roaster

Gravy (Just need some flour for this…)

 

Stuffing

1/4 pound butter
9 cups soft bread cubes
1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms
1 egg, beaten
1 cup chicken stock

The Recipe – Grandma Winnie’s Turkey Stuffing (All Recipes.com)

Mashed Potatoes

Potatoes
Cream Cheese
Half/Half
Lawry’s
Black Pepper

The Recipe – Delicious Mashed Potatos – The Pioneer Woman

The Best Green Beans

5 Cans Green Beans
1/2 pound bacon
1/4 Cup of butter
2/3 cup brown sugar
7 teaspoons soy sauce
1 1/2 ts garlic powder

The Recipe – The Best Green Beans – Her View From Home

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  Jalapeno Cream Corn

1/2 stick softened butter
1 1/2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
(or use the jalapeno cream cheese for more spice.)
1 (15 1/4 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 (15 1/4 ounce) can creamed corn
1 (4 ounce) can chopped green jalapenos
(or 1/4 cup from a jar. Or use a can of green chilis for less spice.)
1 sleeve of Ritz crackers – crushed
1/2 cup of shredded mild cheddar cheese

The Recipe – Her View From Home

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Roasted Carrots

Olive Oil
2 Bags of Carrots
Lawry’s

The Recipe – Her View From Home 

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Acorn Squash

4 Acorn Squash
Brown Sugar
Butter
Salt
Cinnamon

The Recipe – Her View From Home

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About the author

Jen Sill

For nearly 15 years Jennifer spent her time clawing her way up the chain as a television producer and newsroom manager. She’s helped create and produce newscasts and talkshows. Just as she was realizing some of her professional goals, she decided to give it all up for a family. Although Jennifer has lived in Miami and L.A., she has always called Nebraska home. She always knew she wanted to raise her children in the Midwest.
Jennifer is now trying to find her way in a new world. She may be frenzied and frazzled sometimes, but she would not give up being a mom to her almost four year old and her almost two year old for anything.