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by Justine Dever-Arseneault October 04, 2019 4 min read

9 Recipes for the Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast

There’s nothing cozier than a day of cooking during the cold weathered months of fall, especially when that day results in a table of Thanksgiving dinner food. Please enjoy our list of starters, salads, mains, and of course, desserts curated especially for this day of giving thanks. Don’t forget the whipped cream!

Cozy up:

First thing’s first, come in out of the cold or settle the kids down while you cook with these Spiced Hot Apple Cider Mix, ready in just minutes and deliciously warming. Packs are easy to make, just add hot water.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/spiced-hot-apple-cider-mix?_pos=68&_sid=78a2ae548&_ss=r

If you’d prefer to start with fresh apple cider, simmer these Mulling Spices in it for a few minutes and make your entire house smell like a winter fair.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/mulling-spices?_pos=5&_sid=7aaa3a3de&_ss=r

Let’s get started:

1. Alton Brown Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serve this dip to friends and family with warm pita or baguette and it’s sure to be a hit.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/hot-spinach-and-artichoke-dip-recipe-1912620 

Make it tonight:

Now Medium Square Baking Dish 

 

 

 

 

 

Bake and serve directly from this stylish Sapphire casserole for a special presentation and easy cleanup.  

https://www.iqliving.com/products/now-baking-dish-medium-square-sapphire?_pos=11&_sid=dceb91f1d&_ss=r

2. Savory Pumpkin and Sage Soup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A creamy festive soup is the perfect starter for any Thanksgiving dinner. Celebrate seasonal harvests with this savory pumpkin soup.

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/easy/a34568/savory-pumpkin-and-sage-soup/

Make it tonight:

Cuisinart Immersion Blender Smart Stick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simplify your day of cooking with an immersion blender. Avoid pulling out the clunky, hard to clean blender and instead blend soups until smooth directly in the pot.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/cuisinart-immersion-blender-smart-stick?_pos=3&_sid=bfb7dee90&_ss=r

 

3. Roasted Beet Goat Cheese Salad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simplify your day of cooking with an immersion blender. Avoid pulling out the clunky, hard to clean blender and instead blend soups until smooth directly in the pot.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/cuisinart-immersion-blender-smart-stick?_pos=3&_sid=bfb7dee90&_ss=r

Make it tonight:

Ironwood Tulip Salad Bowl

Talk about impressive. This Ironwood salad bowl is beautiful enough to act as a centerpiece, and large enough to serve a crowd.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/ironwood-tulip-salad-bowl?src=recomatic

4. Whole Roasted Cauliflower Skillet (Vegan)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you're trying to eat less meat, avoid cooking an entire time-consuming turkey, or appease the vegan cousins, forget the Tofurkey and make this rich and flavour-filled meal instead. Speaking as someone who’s made this and immediately added it to their repertoire as “Must Make Again”, I guarantee you will impress and satisfy anyone you serve it to.

https://www.hotforfoodblog.com/recipes/2016/11/22/whole-roasted-cauliflower-skillet/

Make it tonight:

Lodge Chef Collection Cast Iron Skillet

 Bake and serve this whole roasted cauliflower right from this Lodge Cast Iron Chef’s Skillet for a special presentation. 

https://www.iqliving.com/products/lodge-chef-collection-cast-iron-skillet?_pos=8&_sid=8f03b85b0&_ss=r

5. How To Roast A Turkey In An Oven Bag

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 If you’ve decided to go the more traditional route for dinner, why not try something new by using a roasting bag. 

“There’s no hands-on work and it’s really hard to mess up.”

https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-roast-a-turkey-in-an-oven-bag-251015 

Make it tonight:

Regency Roasting Bags, Set 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ensure crispy skin and juicy meat with this set of 2 roasting bags (think one for Thanksgiving, one for Christmas).

https://www.iqliving.com/products/regency-roasting-bags-set-of-2?src=recomatic

6. Green Bean Casserole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A homemade take on a traditionally sodium-laden dish. Fresh green beans and homemade crispy shallots elevate this into something you will proud to serve your guests. 

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/a16135/green-bean-casserole-fried-shallots-recipe-clx1114/  

Make it tonight:

Emile Henry Ultime Rectangular Baker

 

 

 

 

 

 

A gorgeous and classic baker is the perfect casserole to serve this side dish in.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/emile-henry-ultime-rectangular-baker?_pos=1&_sid=e9ae7743a&_ss=r

7. Heritage Lane Cranberry Sauce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skip the canned stuff and make your own cranberry sauce if you want to know what Thanksgiving dinner should /really/ taste like. We promise you won’t be able to get enough.

https://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipes/heritage-lane-cranberry-sauce 

Make it tonight:

BIA Trellis Serving Bowl

 

 

 

 

 

 

A beautiful serving dish, choose from one of four colours to fit your table setting. 

https://www.iqliving.com/products/bia-trellis-serving-bowl?_pos=3&_sid=69fa623aa&_ss=r

8. Bobby Flay’s House Rolls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bake these morning of and pop in the oven right before dinner to warm them through. A real treat.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay/parker-house-rolls-recipe2-1916763

Make it tonight:

OXO Non-Stick Pro Baking Pan

These sheet pan rolls will serve a crowd, make sure you’re equipped for them with this non-stick baking pan.

https://www.iqliving.com/products/oxo-non-stick-pro-baking-pan?_pos=6&_sid=453286158&_ss=r

9. Perfect Pumpkin Pie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nothing quite hits the spot after dinner like a homemade pumpkin pie. Top with whipped cream and serve with a cup of coffee for a truly decadent end to the night. 

https://www.onceuponachef.com/recipes/perfect-pumpkin-pie.html

Make it tonight:

Fox Run Wooden Tapered Rolling Pin - 20in

 

 

 

If you choose to make you own dough like the recipe suggests, try using this tapered rolling pin for an even crust. 

https://www.iqliving.com/products/fox-run-wooden-tapered-rolling-pin-20in?_pos=7&_sid=6d10afe3a&_ss=r

Justine Dever-Arseneault
Justine Dever-Arseneault


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