My Go To Favorite Thanksgiving Day Recipes

Thanksgiving is one month away can you believe it? Where has the time gone? Are you ready? If you are looking for yummy recipes, I got you covered.

This year’s Thanksgiving dinner will look very different for many families around the globe. With the Pandemic still looming, social gatherings are smaller and more intimate. Both my husband and I have parents that are very vulnerable and won’t be able to join our family get together. Even though our Thanksgiving will be smaller, we will make it every bit as special as prior years and still plan on eating to our heart’s content! I want to share my favorite Thanksgiving Day Recipes with you, all tried and true.

My Favorite Thanksgiving Day Recipes

Let’s start with the heart of the Thanksgiving Day meal – the Turkey.

Bacon Wrapped Turkey a la Happy Haute Home

If you are looking for an easy, delicious and juicy turkey, then you want to check out my Bacon Wrapped Turkey with Champagne. This recipe is my go to turkey! Cooked in a bag using a bottle of champagne, this recipe is a crowd pleaser for sure. Click HERE for the full post about my Turkey specialty.

Ciabatta Stuffing with Bacon

Ciabatta bread is a favorite in our house and this recipe is perfection. It contains everything you love about stuffing and tastes deletable. Can you ever have enough bacon? I mean..come on! Bacon on the turkey and in the stuffing 😉

Tip: For an even tastier stuffing, also add in one pound of Jimmy Dean Breakfast pork sausage!

Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Topping

Using nuts at Thanksgiving is another must of mine. Growing up with a French dad, I learned to love and appreciate all nuts..and pecans are a favorite!

Creamy Corn Casserole Bake

A yummy and easy side to prepare using corn – another real crowd pleaser. You can’t go wrong with this dish…ever.

French Scalloped Potatoes

This scalloped potato dish is the most requested item at our family gatherings. What’s not to love about potatoes cooked in cream? Rich and delicious. Check out link to the original post HERE.

Our Family Thanksgiving Dinner

For larger dinners, I always use buffet style serving. Our kitchen is large and my island is perfect to serve a crowd. These are some of my favorite ladies. My MILs, SIL and niece – love all these women and we always have so much fun when we get together.

My table from last year’s dinner at Thanksgiving. So many of my table elements are from Hobby Lobby. Check out the coupon below to save 40%. I have not planned our table for this year as of yet..I am feeling quite behind for some reason. Time is passing so quickly and Christmas will be here before you know it.

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Other Happenings at Happy Haute Home

Our outdoor project is picking up steam and taking up a fair amount of my time. I think that’s why I am feeling behind.

We have also started to put up our Christmas trees while enjoying the cooler temperatures and weather. It’s a busy time of year but this year feels different, as I’m sure yours does too. We are all in this together and stand together…united! We will get this crazy year together. Love to you all and your families! And remember to get out and vote! We voted today, early…in and out in less than 10 minutes!

I hope you enjoy these posts – drop me a line – would love to hear from you. Hugs 🤗

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6 thoughts on “My Go To Favorite Thanksgiving Day Recipes

  1. Thank you so much Denise for all the wonderful recipes!! You’re a fantastic chef, and I’m looking forward to our time together celebrating your birthday!!
    Let me know how can I help!!🌹🙏🌻

  2. Your Thanksgiving table is so beautiful! I’m sure your smaller family group will love what you do this year too. 🙂 I know I’m already inspired by your lovely decorating! Love that pic of your family – so sweet!! Happy Friday my friend!

  3. Hi, thank you so much for the recipes! Your kitchen island is a great place for a Thanksgiving buffet! Everything looked so lovely! I’m so thankful as well for the time we do get to spend with loved ones. In some ways it seems this year has flown by and in others it seemed tediously long. We will endure and remember “this too shall pass.”

    1. I’m so glad you like the recipes Connie! I hope they make your Thanksgiving easier and enjoyable. I feel the exact same way about this year but am hopeful for the future 🙂 Happy Fall

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