A Traditional Thanksgiving Feast

September 19, 2019

Traditional Menu

Looking for ideas to shake up your Thanksgiving feast? How about a “fix-it-and-forget-it” Southern classic side like our Sweet n’ Spicy Slow Cooker Greens? These greens need minimal attention, won’t take up valuable stove-top space, and allow the slow cooker to do the bulk of the work! While the greens are filling your kitchen with delicious smells, you can start on the Roasted and Braised Turkey for the star of your table or whip up dessert with a dozen creamy Pumpkin Custard Tartlets.


Kale Apple Salad






Main Dishes

Braised Turkey

Looking for a Thanksgiving turkey recipe that will ensure a moist and flavorful bird? Look no further! This recipe combines roasting and braising in a delicious aromatic broth that results in fall-off-the-bone tender leg meat and super moist breast meat. Your guests will definitely be asking for your secret!




Side Dish

Margaret’s Awesome Cranberry Sauce

It’s an understatement to say that our co-founder, Margaret Isely, loved the holidays. I mean she really loved the holidays and all the prepping, cooking, and feasting with friends and family. She was known for all her homemade specialties—lots of delicious veggie dishes (we hope we’ve done her proud), homemade wine, homemade applesauce and, most notably, her homemade cranberry sauce. This simple, yet signature, recipe was something the Isely family looked forward to holiday after Thanksgiving holiday. It was the perfect accompaniment to the holiday meal and it was simply, Margaret. We are excited to share this family recipe with you and maybe even inspire a new family tradition of your own. Margaret’s Awesome Cranberry Sauce is just that awesome.



Sweet n’ Spicy Slow Cooker Greens

Bring a taste of Southern-style home cooking into your kitchen with this twist on a classic greens recipe. It is jam-packed with so much flavor, you’ll be licking your bowl clean! Designed to be “fix-it-and-forget-it,” pick your favorite hearty greens, spend a minimal amount of time cooking, and let the slow cooker do the bulk of the work to create a delicious and nutritious side dish.





Pumpkin Custard Tartlets.

Impress your guests and family with these tasty little gems! Similar to traditional pumpkin pie, these bite-sized tartlets are filled with velvety custard surrounded by a toasty almond flour shell. Recipe can easily be doubled for a larger crowd




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