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Giving Thanks Across the Country

For many Americans, the Thanksgiving holiday is very meaningful. It’s a day for family, friends and loved ones to be grateful for their time together and celebrate the bounty of nature's harvest. With the help of some of FoodFit’s most creative chefs, we’ve developed three comforting, regional Thanksgiving menus to help you mark the holiday wherever your American roots may be. Full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, our menus hope to bring warmth, flavor and the American spirit to your holiday table.

The menus:
A Taste of New England | A Southern Supper | Western Flavors



Starters:
Butternut Squash Soup with Caramelized Onions and Apples Bill Wavrin, Ranch la Puerta, Baja, Mexico
Apple Cranberry Bread

Main Course:
Simply Roasted Turkey

Sides:
Currant and Walnut Stuffing
Bill Wavrin, Rancho la Puerta Spa, Baja, Mexico
Cranberry Compote
Joyce Goldstein, San Francisco, CA
Potato and Parsnip Pureé
Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions

Dessert:
St. Supery Pumpkin Pie
Sunny Cristadoro, St. Supery Winery, Rutherford, CA

Step by step prep plan


Starters:
Fall Salad with Asian Pears and Sherry Vinaigrette
Smoked Oyster and Greens Spoon Bread
John Fleer, Blackberry Farms, Wallard, TN

Main Course:
Molasses-Cured Pork Loin with Apples

Sides:
Mulled Cranberries and Spiced Cherries
Bill Wavrin, Rancho la Puerta Spa, Baja, Mexico
Lower-Fat Bitter Greens
Elizabeth Terry, Elizabeth's on 37th Street, Savannah, GA
Sweet Potato Soufflé
Jeff Buben, Vidalia, Washington, DC

Dessert:
Bourbon Apple Tarts

Step by step prep plan


Starters:
Pumpkin Bisque Hearty Maple-Wheat Bread

Main Course:
Roast Turkey Breast with Chipotle-Herb Rub

Sides:
Wild Rice with Dried Cranberries and Walnuts
Cranberry Salsa
Southwestern Sweet Potato Pureé
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cumin

Dessert:
Christine Keff's Cornmeal Pumpkin Cakes with Pecan Praline Topping

Step by step prep plan

 

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