Easy Recipes for a Southern Thanksgiving Dinner
The Domestic Cooking Guide #1
It is Thanksgiving time for those of us in the United States. Time for delicious food shared with friends and family.
Below I’ve put together my favorite Southern Thanksgiving recipes that are quick and easy to make. I hope you find a new recipe or two to enjoy this holiday season.
(NEW RECIPE!) Easy no crust pumpkin pie recipe baked in silicone muffin tin. Mini pumpkin pie cupcakes with the same flavor and texture of homemade pumpkin custard pie without the crust. A simple recipe for individual crustless pumpkin custard pie cupcakes that bake in just 30 minutes using 100% pure pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and evaporated milk. Topped with homemade whipped cream for an impossible fall dessert recipe that tastes just like the best pumpkin pie without crust. Best Thanksgiving recipe!
This easy baked mac and cheese recipe will quickly become a family favorite. A 5 star, homemade baked macaroni and cheese using real, simple ingredients. No velveeta! A creamy mac and cheese recipe using cheddar cheese, milk, eggs, butter, flour, and macaroni then baked in the oven.
How to make creamed corn from scratch using just 5 ingredients. Easy creamed corn made on a stovetop not baked in an oven or made in a crock pot. Frozen corn kernels (or canned corn), butter, flour, milk, and a bit of sugar is all you need to make the best side dish recipe for dinner. This creamed corn recipe is sure to be everyone's favorite Thanksgiving side dish. Cream style corn the southern way without heavy cream, Jiffy cornbread mix, cream cheese, or parmesan cheese.
Classic Green Bean Casserole from scratch with no mushroom soup. Better than traditional Campbells green bean casserole this Thanksgiving side dish uses canned, frozen or fresh green beans. This easy green bean casserole recipe tastes better because it's homemade. French fried onions from scratch top this southern green bean casserole. The best southern style green bean casserole using green beans, onions, mushrooms without cream cheese baked in the oven like the original recipe not a crock pot.
Easy mashed potatoes recipe better than a restaurant. Learn how to make homemade mashed potatoes from scratch with just a few simple ingredients. Russet potatoes, butter, and heavy cream make the best mashed potatoes no crock pot needed. Chicken broth, sour cream, half and half, or milk can be used as a substitution in this creamy mashed potatoes recipe. Top mashed potatoes with gravy for the best dinner side dish. The best Thanksgiving side dishes include mashed potatoes with skin or peeled.
Copycat banana pudding recipe better than Paula Deen and Magnolia Bakery. The best banana pudding recipe with instant vanilla pudding, heavy whipping cream, animal crackers, and bananas served in a trifle dish. Easy banana pudding recipe that is completely no bake! Traditional southern banana pudding recipe without vanilla wafers, cream cheese, sour cream, or cool whip. Homemade banana pudding with layers of creamy instant vanilla pudding and from scratch whipped cream served in a trifle dish.
No more boxed macaroni and cheese when you can make macaroni and cheese from scratch that tastes so much better. Homemade macaroni and cheese recipe using sharp cheddar cheese, colby jack cheese, flour, macaroni noodles, butter, flour, and milk. A quick creamy mac and cheese recipe to get dinner on the table fast! Easy macaroni and cheese recipe that takes 20 minutes on the stovetop with no need to bake or use a crockpot. Real southern mac n cheese without Velveeta better than a restaurant.
By cooking your turkey in an Instant Pot you no longer have to worry about not having enough time to use your oven. Besides this Instant Pot turkey recipe will have your turkey done in about an hour. This is also significantly more efficient in time than using an oven.
Authentic southern sweet cornbread recipe using only 6 ingredients. This easy cornbread recipe uses Jiffy cornbread mix and a secret ingredient to make the best southern sweet cornbread. Learn a southerner's secret to moist, perfectly sweetened cornbread every time.
This isn't your average copycat recipe, this sweet tea recipe is better than Chick-fil-a, McAlister's, and McDonald's. The best homemade southern sweet tea recipe from a true southerner of Georgia. The secret to the best southern sweet tea recipe is you only need 3 ingredients! Perfect sweet tea every single time. You won't believe how easy it is to make authentic, homemade southern sweet tea.
Green beans never tasted this good. Using fresh, frozen, or canned green beans this southern recipe brings so much flavor to the table it will become an instant family favorite.
Best coffee cake recipe is just a box cake mix away. Better than Starbucks this coffee cake copycat recipe is full of cinnamon flavor. Coffee cake without sour cream or buttermilk baked in a bundt pan for easy slicing. A simple coffee cake recipe using yellow cake mix, butter, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Easy coffee cake recipe with crumb topping perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert. The cinnamon swirl makes coffee cake one of the very best fall desserts recipe ever.
You won't believe how quick and easy it is to make this 5 minute no bake chocolate cheesecake recipe. This no bake chocolate pie recipe literally takes 5 minutes and only 5 ingredients to put together! Creamy chocolate cheesecake with an Oreo crust makes this the perfect go-to recipe to satisfy any chocolate craving.
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