Thanksgiving is just a few days from now.
How are you doing with your planning?
Are you feeling overwhelmed by everything that has to get done between now and next Thursday?
Daily Dish Magazine put together a list, a “strategy plan” to help you
prepare for the BIGGEST meal of the year.
Several Days Before:
Plan your menu
Watch local ads… buy when things are on sale
Decide on China or Paper Plates
Will you need serving platters/utensils?
Take turkey out to thaw in refridgerater at least 3 days ahead
1 or 2 Days Before:
Wash and chop all veggies. (bag and label for dip, roast, etc…)
Make Cranberry Sauce
Slice Meats and Cheese (bag for appetizers)
Wash and iron linens if using them
Assemble any casseroles or dishes to be baked on Thanksgiving day
Prep Turkey (will go in to oven evening before Thanksgiving)
Prepare stuffing for turkey (refridgerate until morning)
Prepare fruit (bag for appetizers)
Morning of Thanksgiving:
Add stuffing to Turkey and continue to cook according to directions
Set your table
Cut potatoes for mashed potatoes (let set in water until ready to cook)
1-2 Hours before guests arrive:
Assemble appetizer trays
Make Mashed Potatoes (keep warm in oven)
Bake any side dishes (keep warm)
Make gravy from drippings or prepare from packageHere are some Thanksgiving Printables to help organize the coming days even more:Click on the below link which will direct you back to the original post to print…