Ok, I’ll admit it; I am the worst procrastinator in my family. Seriously, I will leave packing for a big trip until the very last second (that’s packing for the FIVE of us). I will buy tickets to an event on the day of, or wait to create my menu until the night before the party. It’s bad. The only advantage is that I work really well under pressure!
What I’m trying to say is, if you’re still searching for the perfect dish or cocktail recipe for your Thanksgiving menu at the 11th hour, you are my kind of people! I’ve collected a few of my easiest recipes for you to make at the last minute, with my 5 Easy Last Minute Recipes for Thanksgiving, you’ll be the BOSS of the Thanksgiving table! No need to sweat it: you’ve got this!
Luscious pear nectar is joined by delicious Grey Goose Poire Vodka and a quick hit of fresh lemon juice. This is the cocktail of the holiday season and one of my reader’s most favorited recipes! This delectable cocktail can also be made in a large batch to serve a crowd!
This hot appetizer looks like you slaved away for hours in the kitchen, but only takes a little effort to prepare. Totally vegetarian, and deliciously savory. Knock your In-Laws’ socks off with this fancy-looking-yet-easy-to-make little nibble!
Are you looking to quell the appetites of all of your Paleo/Keto/high protein friends? Charcuterie Boards fit the bill for those following a low carb diet, or guests who just like a good nosh! Cured meats, rich cheeses, berries, dried fruits, and pickled veggies all star in this mix & match adventure for your palate! The best part?! You can shop for all of the ingredients at your local grocer and never have to turn on the stove! Just assemble on a pretty platter and enjoy!
Don’t get the canned stuff! Super quick to make and amazingly delicious, this sweet & tart take on a New England classic will be sure to please even your most picky guests! Fresh whole cranberries are boiled with pure maple syrup, orange juice, and cinnamon for a straightforward & yummy whole
Are you running out of time to bring something for the Friendsgiving dessert table? Grab a few apples & pears and create this buttery, gooey, Apple Pear Crumble. The juicy fruit ‘melts’ down and pairs perfectly with the crumble top (flavored with a touch of fresh cinnamon). You’ll be the hero of the night! Grab a container of good vanilla ice cream on the way to dinner, and this last minute dessert will give even Grandma’s old fashioned apple pie a run for its money!
Have a happy, safe, & delicious Thanksgiving!
P.S. Are you looking for some fabulous Thanksgiving table inspiration? Head over to my friend Jaimie Tucker, for our take on a festive table! Want to go full New England in style? Check out my gorgeous New England Harvest themed set up!