Thanksgiving Recipes: Virtual Thanksgiving Meal


When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of my sister's delicious mashed potatoes, my brother in law's mouth watering turkey, and my mom's cranberry salad. There is something about this traditional Thanksgiving meal that grounds me and makes me feel like I am home. Jen Tilley from How to Simplify, created a virtual Thanksgiving meal that not only will have your mouth watering, but wishing it was Thanksgiving every day.

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So whether you are planning on making dinner yourself or taking your favorite side dish to your family's house, we would love to share with you our favorite Thanksgiving dinner recipe ideas.

Arugula, Brie, and Cranberry Crostini as an appetizer

What is a perfect meal without a side dish. Here is Jen's recipe for Arugula, Brie, and Cranberry Crostini. If your not careful, you might fill up on these little babies before you begin your meal. To find out how to make this appetizer, click here.


Fresh Green Bean Casserole

The turkey is usually the star of the Thanksgiving meal, but for me, it's all about the sides. For our family, Thanksgiving wouldn't be Thanksgiving without green beans. Here is a fresh green bean casserole that will have you loading up your plate in no time. Click here for this easy to make recipe.


Rosemary Roast Turkey

The main dish in this virtual meal is Rosemary Roast Turkey. Rosemary is a great herb that adds so much flavor to meat during the cooking process. If the picture of this turkey doesn't make you want to try it, then you are going to just have to take our word for it. To make this recipe, click here.


Mini Pumpkin Cakes with Chocolate Frosting

What would a holiday meal be without dessert. After you enjoy the appetizer, side dish, and turkey, be sure to grab one of these cute Mini Pumpkin Cakes with Chocolate Frosting from the dessert tray to complete your Thanksgiving feast.


So now that your virtual Thanksgiving meal is complete, what are you waiting for? Now it is time to start cooking.

What is your favorite Thanksgiving recipe?

About the author of these recipes:

Jen Tilley has an insatiable appetite for all things related to baking and cooking. She is the author, photographer and recipe developer on How To: Simplify, a blog that shares tips, tricks and recipes to simplify life in the kitchen. She enjoys sharing recipes that require very few ingredients and only a small amount of prep and cook time, all of which make time spent in the kitchen simple and enjoyable. Find her online at How To: Simplify@HowToSimplify, and Jen Tilley Photography.

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