Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Gobble Gobble

Thanksgiving is just around the corner!!! And although the Holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate with friends and family, they can also add a bit of stress in the preparation process. So, here are some tips to help you prepare for a less chaotic Turkey-a-thon. Follow these steps to stay on top of your holiday game plan.

Saturday November 12
- Plan your menu - decide which items can be made ahead of time and frozen.
- Figure out what size turkey you'll need, and order it.
- Ask for ome of your guests to bring dishes so you don't have to do it all.

Saturday November 19
- Make your grocery lists. - Go shopping for ingredients and non-perishable items including drinks.

Sunday November 20
- Make pies, cakes, breads and freeze them

Monday November 21
- Start defrosting turkey.

Tuesday November 22
- Make any dips and sauces - these will keep for 5 days. - Make the stuffing or dressing - it keeps for three days in the fridge. - Shop for remaining food items such as salad greens

Wednesday November 23
- Set the table. - Chill beverages.
- Cut and prepare the vegetable and starch dishes. - Remove bread, pies, and desserts from freezer.
Thanksgiving day
- Cook the turkey. - Reheat the side dishes. - Take the turkey out of the oven, make the gravy.

- Check out for creative ways to spruce up leftovers.

Or save yourself the trouble and headaches let us do the cooking for you. Browse the menu below and choose your favorites and let us prepare your holiday feast.

Happy Eating,
Heather Casto
The Chocolate Mousse

Thanksgiving Menu
You Choose One Portion of:

Bourbon Roasted Turkey

Pot Roast

Honey Mustard Glazed Ham

You Choose One Portion of:

Roasted Autumn Vegetables

Brussel Sprout Medley

Honey Glazed Carrots

You Choose Two Portions of:

Garlic Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Cranberry & Onion Wild Rice Sweet Potato & Brie Gratin

Macaroni and Cheese

Sweet Potato Gratin

You Choose One portion of:

Butternut Squash & Sage Soup

Corn Chowder

Mixed Greens Salad

Included One Portion each:

Apple Chestnut Stuffing

Cranberry Orange Chutney

Dinner Roll

Slice Pumpkin Pie
Hurry! Orders need to be in by November 19th.
                                                                     Thanksgiving Menu
                                                                        $35 per person
                                            Customized and A La Carte Menus are Available.
Call for details.

Thanksgiving Pies

Pumpkin Pie


Country Apple Pie


Pecan Pie


Mudslide Pie


*Place your specialty orders for just $2.00 extra

Hyde Park, New York 12538

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