Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away. I am already knee deep in holiday meal planning. I wanted to share our menu and my plan to keep the meal prep stress free! I make as much food ahead of time as possible, so the day of the big meal isn't as much work.
I have listed out the menu, the preparation steps and provided a shopping list at the end of the post.
I hope this helps make your Thanksgiving Meal Stress-Free!!
Here is our menu:
1 Week before Thanksgiving
Prepare Ritz Carlton Pumpkin Cheesecake and freeze.
4 Days before Thanksgiving
Prepare dough for 4-Day Cloverleaf Rolls and refrigerate.
3 Days before Thanksgiving
Prepare Southern Cornbread .
Store in ziplock bags until Thanksgiving day.
2 Days before Thanksgiving
Bake Oatmeal Pie
1 Day before Thanksgiving
Cook Italian Green Beans, refrigerate
Assemble The Ultimate Squash Casserole, refrigerate unbaked
Assemble Butternut Squash Casserole, refrigerate unbaked
Bake Pumpkin Crunch , refrigerate
Remove Ritz Carlton Pumpkin Cheesecake from freezer and refrigerate
Mix together Mom's Cornbread Dressing and bake with Turkey
Remove Cloverleaf Rolls dough from refrigerator and assemble rolls. Rise for 1 hour and bake.
Reheat Italian Green Beans on stovetop
30 minutes before the turkey is done, bake Butternut Squash Casserole and The Ultimate Squash Casserole
15 minutes before turkey is done, prepare Ranch Mashed Potatoes
45 minutes before dessert, prepare and bake Pecan Cobbler
Prepare caramel sauce for Ritz Carlton Pumpkin Cheesecake
Print your Thanksgiving Shopping List