Thanksgiving food: Menu for Thanksgiving Day

    On Thanksgiving Day, no American will be left without a turkey. Especially for those who do not are able to buy this inexpensive bird, carried out charity. Many Americans at home preparing the turkey and then bring it to the church, and soup kitchens.

    There is also a vegetarian festive table. For vegetarians and vegans, who want to celebrate but can't eat meat there is a special Thanksgiving food. In such cases, turkey is usually replaced for every way possible, such as tofu and protein from wheat bread - seitan.

Turkey under cranberry sauce

    This is a very interesting recipe of turkey for your Thanksgiving food. Ingredients: 1 kg of turkey, 300 g of cranberries, one orange, 40 g of honey, salt. Squeeze the juice from the orange, crush in a blender together with honey and cranberries.

    Add a little zest. Half of the sauce poured into the mold, put the pieces of turkey and grease the remaining sauce on top. Bake in an oven at 180 degrees for about 40 minutes.

Turkey Vermont

    You will need - turkey, 200 g butter, 4 tablespoons flour, lemon, thyme, rosemary, lemon, apple, onion, sage, parsley, bay leaf. Rub the carcass, using seasoning, inside and out. Fill it with a mixture of oil, chopped lemon, onion, apple and herbs.

    Secure it, using a needle and cut the turkey's legs. Rub the bird with a mixture of 85 g of butter with flour and bake in the oven, basting with juice every 15 minutes.

Turkey with prunes

    Ingredients - turkey, carcass weight of 5.5 kg, 500 grams of prunes, 4 cups of chopped apples, 1 cup bread crumbs, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, sugar, salt, cinnamon. Rub the turkey carcass cinnamon, salt, and pepper.

    Prunes cover with water and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain the water, and then add the apples, bread crumbs, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Stir this mixture and fill the turkey. The hole should be sewn. Cook in the oven over medium heat for 3-4 hours.

Turkey under cranberries

    Ingredients: 1 kg of turkey, 300 g of cranberries, one orange, 40 g of honey, salt. Squeeze the juice from the orange, crush in a blender together with honey and cranberries.

    Add a little zest. Half of the sauce poured into the mold, put the pieces of turkey and grease the remaining sauce on top. Bake in an oven at 180 degrees for about 40 minutes.

Cranberry sauce to turkey

    This is a perfect recipe for Thanksgiving food. You will need - 2 oranges, 225 g sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 2.5 cm root ginger, 350 g cranberries, half a tablespoon of white pepper.

    Orange peel cut into thin strips, squeeze the juice from the fruit. Sugar is mixed with lemon juice, bring to a boil until the syrup starts to thicken, then remove it from the heat and add the remaining ingredients. Heat the sauce again until cranberries start to burst. Serve cold.

Mashed potatoes

    By the traditional turkey for Thanksgiving usually served mashed potatoes. Traditional puree prepared as follows: boil salted water to a kilogram of potatoes, drain, add 200 ml of milk and 50 grams of butter and whisk. You can add grated cheese and a couple of tablespoons grainy mustard and a couple of chopped peeled apples with a tablespoon of thyme.

Glazed vegetables

    This is another interesting recipe for a menu of Thanksgiving food. Ingredients: 2 kg of potatoes or other vegetables (carrots, turnips), 100 g butter, 3 tablespoons of maple syrup, a teaspoon of chopped parsley. Vegetables cut into cubes of 1 cm, boil in boiling salted water, but not completely. Wash and put on a heated pan with butter, maple syrup and two tablespoons of water. In 10 minutes the dish should be ready, and the pan should be dry. Stir the parsley.

Cornbread

    Connect 275 g of corn flour, 75 g of wheat flour, 25 g sugar, 1.5 tablespoons of baking powder, and half the dining room spoon of soda and a tablespoon of salt. Mix 225 ml of yogurt, 115 ml milk, 2 eggs and 50 g of melted butter pour into the dry ingredients and mix, but not to shake. Add 150 grams of canned corn and two chopped pods of chili pepper. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 20-25 minutes at a temperature of 200 degrees.

Pumpkin pie

    This tasty recipe for a pie is for people, who love desserts and always have them in Thanksgiving food. Mix 225 g flour with 0.5 tablespoons of salt and 25 grams of sugar, add 115 g butter and chop until the mixture begins to crumble. Put an egg yolk and whisk until smooth. You can add a little cold water. Wrap the dough in foil and cool.

    700 g pumpkin bake until tender, then grind, add 115 ml cream, 100 g of sugar, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and allspice. Put the dough into the mold, spread the filling on top and bake.

Cranberry jelly

    Pour 300 g of cranberries with a glass of water and 200 g of sugar. Bring the berries to a boil and cook until you get a puree. Soak 10 g of gelatin in cold water. Mix it with cranberries, rub the mixture through a sieve, pour into a mold and let it cool. Serve with yogurt, whipped with vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

    Using all these dishes can arrange a real Thanksgiving Day, and for such a Thanksgiving food every guest, truly, will be grateful.

 

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