Blog Posts - Thanksgiving Prep



Easy Turkey Pudding Craft Perfect for Thanksgiving

This turkey pudding craft is so easy even I would do it with my kids. That is saying something, folks. The post Easy Turkey Pudding Craft Perfect for Thanksgiving appeared first on This Week for Dinner.
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 21, 2016

Week 513 Menu, THANKSGIVING and ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ is Almost Here!

This week's menu, planning for the Thanksgiving feast and...Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life is almost here! It's going to be a good Thanksgiving week, friends! The post Week 513 Menu, THANKSGIVING and ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 20, 2016

Time for Pumpkin Pie

This is my go-to pumpkin pie recipe from here on out. Simple and delicious. The post Time for Pumpkin Pie appeared first on This Week for Dinner - Weekly Meal Plans, Dinner Ideas, Recipes and More!.
by This Week for Dinner on Dec 10, 2015

Crumble Apple Pie with Homemade All-Butter Crust and Two Streusel Topping Options

Crumble apple pie in a homemade all-butter crust is pretty much pie heaven. You need to make this. The post Crumble Apple Pie with Homemade All-Butter Crust and Two Streusel Topping Options appeared first on This Week for Dinner - Weekly Meal Plans,...
by This Week for Dinner on Dec 8, 2015

How to Cook the Perfect Turkey. And by perfect I mean PERFECT.

I’m just gonna say it. I make the perfect turkey. After years of researching various methods and trying many of those methods, I finally have the definitive answer for how to cook the perfect turkey. Photo credit: Anne Wallin My mom and I hav...
by This Week for Dinner on Dec 3, 2015

This Week for Dinner Podcast #9: Kate Lebo

Writer and pie expert Kate Lebo shares her expertise in this episode of the This Week for Dinner Podcast. The post This Week for Dinner Podcast #9: Kate Lebo appeared first on This Week for Dinner - Weekly Meal Plans, Dinner Ideas, Recipes and More!.
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 23, 2015

Friday Show & Tell

It's the weekly show and tell post, with TONS of great food links and some good causes you can support this holiday season. The post Friday Show & Tell appeared first on This Week for Dinner - Weekly Meal Plans, Dinner Ideas, Recipes and More!.
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 20, 2015

Kitchen Tip: The Best Way To Cut Dough for Crescent Rolls

There hasn’t been much Thanksgiving prep happening here on the blog because, honestly, there just isn’t much Thanksgiving prep happening in my kitchen! I AM cooking next week, and I haven’t done one thing yet to get ready. Honestly,...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 17, 2015

Why My Family Thinks I Have a Ghostwriter and My New Favorite Way to Cook Turkey

I finally figured out how to cook a good turkey! The post Why My Family Thinks I Have a Ghostwriter and My New Favorite Way to Cook Turkey appeared first on This Week for Dinner - Weekly Meal Plans, Dinner Ideas, Recipes and More!.
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 28, 2014

Week 409 Menu + Thanksgiving Menu 2014

What are you eating for Thanksgiving this year? Come get ideas and share your own! The post Week 409 Menu + Thanksgiving Menu 2014 appeared first on This Week for Dinner - Weekly Meal Plans, Dinner Ideas, Recipes and More!.
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 23, 2014

The Magic of Holiday Dishes

Do you have memories of the dishes your family used for the holidays? The post The Magic of Holiday Dishes appeared first on This Week for Dinner - Weekly Meal Plans, Dinner Ideas, Recipes and More!.
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 21, 2014

Week 357 Menu

Hello from Disneyland! We are so excited for the next two days – it’s going to be a blast! We are currently taking bets on whether the holiday fireworks music show will make me cry. No picture today because, well, I’m at Disneyland! MON...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 24, 2013

Thanksgiving Menu 2013

Hi everyone! I was going to post my Thanksgiving menu on Monday, but then I was thinking, we’re all probably doing a bunch of our grocery shopping this weekend, so it’s time to get planning for the Thanksgiving feasts NOW. Let’s get...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 22, 2013

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce from The Pioneer Woman {Giveaway!}

I’ve decided this year I’m going to make a lot of our food for Thanksgiving ahead of time. So, this week I’m going to get cooking and freeze it all so that we can really enjoy our time with family next week. To kick off the flurry...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 19, 2013

{Thanksgiving Prep} Green Bean Casserole from Scratch

Today’s post might be a little controversial. Maybe even more controversial than the 2012 presidential election. I know. Are you ready? I don’t like green bean casserole. You know, the casserole that practically everyone else in America s...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 20, 2012

{Thanksgiving Prep & Giveaway!} Beet and Carrot Salad

Thanksgiving is all about rich, comforting foods. That’s one of the things I love about the holiday. That said, sometimes it’s nice to get a fresh salad on the table or some veggies that haven’t been drenched in butter, sugar, or bo...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 19, 2012

{Thanksgiving Prep} The Menu

It’s time to share our Thanksgiving menu plans! This year I am going with my Thanksgiving basics, the recipes we use year after year. No experimenting, nothing crazy. I want a super comforting Thanksgiving table! And I don’t even care tha...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 16, 2012

{Thanksgiving Prep} Cranberry Orange Slush

Every year of my life I have had cranberry slush at Thanksgiving. It’s a tradition from my mom’s side of the family that we all faithfully stand by year after year, and with good reason. This stuff is delicious! Every year I put cranberry...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 15, 2012

{Thanksgiving Prep} Caramel Apple Galette

For the last week, I’ve been brainstorming a way to make a caramel apple pie. In theory, it sounds delicious. But Nate and I both agreed that in practice it might not work the way we envision it. I can’t put my finger on it. Maybe it woul...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 14, 2012

{Thanksgiving Prep} Brown Butter Squash

Last week I met some friends for dinner at an Italian restaurant in San Francisco. We ordered a salad appetizer to share, which was topped with squash cooked in brown butter. The salad was good, but honestly, I could have eaten a pound of that brown...
by This Week for Dinner on Nov 13, 2012


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