Well it is a few days until Thanksgiving Day. My turkey is thawing in the refrigerator. Wednesday I will be doing all the work I can do in preparations with food that I can because I can no longer stand without pain for too long.
Our menu here at home is going to be like this.
Layer lettuce, crumbled fresh bacon, peas, shredded cheese until you are out of ingredients. Cover entire dish with mayonnaise. Store over night.
Fried Bread Dough with Strawberry Jam
You can make home-made yeast rolls or cheat like I do and purchase frozen bread balls. Let them rise and fry them in hot oil until each side floats. Smother them with butter and jam.
Cook a chicken. De-bone and save broth. Mix three eggs, add several pieces of bread. I usually use about a half or over of a loaf of white bread. Mix with eggs, add a stalk or two of cooked and diced celery. Add chicken pieces. Add one can of cream of mushroom soup, one can of celery soup. Mix. Add enough broth to get it to the consistency you wish. Bake for half an hour at 350 degrees, maybe a little longer, depending on your desire of crispness.
Macaroni and cheese, homemade. I cook my macaroni, then add 2 cups of shredded Colby cheese, a stick of butter and a little bit of milk. It makes it nice and stringy. Then I make a white sauce by melting three tablespoons of butter in a saucepan. Then add about two to three tablespoons of flour. Stir constantly until it bubbles. Slowly add milk then until you get it the thickness you want. The key is to make sure the flour and butter are smooth before adding milk, and don’t add too much milk, adding won’t hurt, trying to back track won’t work.
Pumpkin pie, directions taken from back of Libby can.
1 cup flour, 1 stick butter, 1/2 cup nuts.
Mix and press in a 9×13 pan Bake for 15 minutes 350 degrees
1 cup cool whip, 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 8 oz. cream cheese
Blend together and add to first layer when cooled
2 packages of instant pudding, your choice of flavor, we always used butterscotch, made with only 3 cups of milk instead of 4. add to second layer
Top with rest of cool whip and garnish with nuts
6 regular size Snickers Candy Bar
6 apples I used Red Delicious… Granny Smith would also be great
1 (5 oz.) package Vanilla Instant Pudding dry, do not prepare
1/2 cup milk
1 (12 oz.) tub cool whip
1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
Whisk vanilla pudding packet, 1/2 cup milk and cool whip together until well combined.
Chop up apples and Snickers.
Stir chopped apples and Snickers into pudding mixture.
Place in a large bowl and drizzle with caramel ice cream topping.
Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
Mmm…seeing all that makes me hungry! Can I go to your dinner?!? Lol!
Gee, thanks…only one thing…I may be gaining pounds! Lol! Happy Thanksgiving…wich is when in the United-States?
Yes good old U.S. If you gain a pound I won’t say a word!!! Promise!
What time is dinner? 😉
5pm, come early so we can chat!!!!!
Goodness terry! I hope its not just the two of you eating all that. It’s so much food. Please pass the leftover turkey and mashed potatoes my way..nom.
Two of my three kids and families will be here. hugs, I have to admit, it does look good!
Awesome!! i hope i had one 😀 *drooling*
I hope you do too!!!!
It looks fantastic, wow and it will be much work. I certainly will come to you for this…. My favourite is that 5 layer salad, looks great and is healthy, well sort of. I am already drooling…. It will be a great thanksgiving! May you all enjoy it togehter and have a fantastic time!
I will make a lot of it tomorrow to save my feet!!!! do you want me to airmail you a dish of salad???
Oh yes please, will it still be crunchy after a week though?????? The post people might have eaten it by then! Who can resist that!
I shall try it myself! 🙂
Thank you so much for this! This is the first year in 8 that I have not done a Thanksgiving dinner for friends (Just too hard to programme in this year what with decorating and other commitments) so I will enjoy yours instead, here in the UK. 🙂
I hope that you enjoy my recipes. They have been in the family for years, well a couple of them
Looks fabulous!…and will be even better with the smells and tasting…Layered salad one of my favorites!…Dressing…no seasoning??? sage?…poultry seasoning?…just wondering…sounds great!… actually PERFECT!
the soups make it so good, it is so different than most dressings, and old family recipe, moist good
I’m sure it is!
Wow! I am not good at baking; but it looks like you are a chef!
I don’t bake like I used to, but I still enjoy it!!! Thanks Cathy ! Happy Thanksgiving
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