Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

What’s your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner?? I love how different every family feast is, from the classics of turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce to new plates of broccoli caesar, glazed shallots, or butternut squash bread pudding! No matter what your food traditions, I can’t wait to sink my teeth into some pumpkin pie. For this week's post, we decided to share our KJ Team’s favorite Thanksgiving foods + recipes for the ultimate KJ Thanksgiving resource. Take a look and get ready to lick your plate clean! 
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Taylor: Deep Fried Turkey
Checkout these tips on how to deep-fry a turkey if you haven’t tried it yet! 
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Lara: Stuffing
If you haven’t tried stuffing with bacon, you haven’t lived!
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Kylie: Sweet Potatoes + Marshmallows
This is the closest recipe but I always use white sweet potatoes and don’t hold back with the butter! 
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Erin: Buttermilk Pie
2 10” deep dish pie crusts (homemade is best but frozen works too!)
⅓ Ib soft, not melted butter
3 ¼ cup sugar
5 eggs
⅓ cup flour
1 ½ cup buttermilk
2 tsp. vanilla
*Preheat oven for 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar well with a mixer. Add eggs and vanilla and mix thoroughly. Add flour gradually on low speed. Add buttermilk and beat well. Pour into unbaked pie shells. Bake for 20 minutes. Put collars on pie tins and bake for another 60 minutes. Remove from the oven if knife comes out clean. Serve when cool with whipped cream!
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Hannah: Pumpkin Pie
Checkout this classic and yummy recipe from A Bountiful Kitchen!
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Rebecca: Banana Cream Pie (My Grandma’s Recipe)
Ingredients:
1 baked pie shell, 9”
½ cup flour
1 cup sugar
3 cups half n half
3 egg yolks, beaten
¼ tsp salt
1 ½ tsp vanilla
3 bananas
Instructions:
In heavy saucepan, blend together flour and sugar until well-mixed (prevents lumps). Add 1 cup cold half n half to flour-sugar mixture. Mix well. Add 2 cups hot half n half while stirring constantly. Cook over medium heat until bubbly, stirring constantly. Add some of the hot mixture to the beaten eggs before adding them to the pudding mixture. Boil for another 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add salt and vanilla. Let pudding cool until just warm. Put enough pudding in pie shell to cover the bottom. Add sliced bananas; cover with rest of pudding. 
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Keely: Homemade Rolls
Check out this recipe for huge, fluffy rolls you’ll love!
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Gaby: Pumpkin Pie
The best recipe is on the Libby’s can of pumpkin
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Lucero: Mashed Potatoes + Gravy
Not sure how to make mashed potatoes homemade, we’ve got your 101 here
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So much food to try and I don’t even know where to start! I hope everyone takes a moment this month to spend time with loved ones and fill your bellies with pie {and all the other delicious foods in your path}! Happy Thanksgiving! Which of these recipes is your favorite? Or if we missed your personal fav, let us know below! 
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xoxo
Kortni + Team

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