Thanksgiving Shopping List

Last week I went over a few different recipes for the big Thursday in November, Thanksgiving!

Below is my grocery list for the following dishes, all serving about 8-10 people, and making 2 pies…because more pie is always better.

Herby Thanksgiving Stuffing
Soft Rolls
Turkey
Turkey gravy
Cranberry Sauce
Dark Chocolate Pie (watch for the recipe on this delicious pie soon)

I put my groceries lists in order of section to make my shopping trip easier and save me waling back and forth through the store all day, with meat last, so it’s out of the fridge the least amount of time.
-Produce
-Bakery
-Baking aisle
-Center aisles
-Dairy
-Meat

What other meals do you cook on Thanksgiving?

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Grocery List

  • 1 bunch of celery
  • 2 yellow onions
  • Fresh sage
  • Fresh thyme
  • 1 bunch flat leaf parsley
  • Fresh rosemary
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 bunch carrots
  • 1 large orange
  • 1 bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 bag of stuffing bread (found near the bakery this time of year)
  • 1 bag all purpose flour
  • 1 row of active dry yeast
  • 1 small bag granulated sugar
  • 1 box non-fat dry milk
  • 1 cornstarch
  • Special dark cocoa powder
  • Vanilla extract
  • 1 can of turkey stock
  • 2 boxes of butter (8 sticks)
  • 1 quart whole milk
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 dozen eggs
  • Turkey (size depends on your head count for dinner)

 

Turkey Gravy

Time: 15 minutes

  • 3tbsp Butter
  • 3tbsp Flour
  • 3c. Pan drippings from turkey
  • Extra turkey stock if needed, to make up to 3 cups
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

  1. Melt the butter over medium heat in a medium pot.
  2. Whisk in the flour and cook until golden brown.
  3. Slowly whisk in the turkey drippings to ensure no clumps.
  4. Bring to a low boil until the gravy begins to thicken.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Simmer until ready to serve.
  7. Enjoy!

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