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Make It: Stress-Free Thanksgiving Menu

November 24th, 2009 No Comments

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Make It: Stress-Free Thanksgiving Menu

If you still haven’t nailed down your Thanksgiving menu, these recipes from Real Simple can fill any gaps without causing a nervous breakdown. The hands-on time for each recipe is no more than 25 minutes, meaning you can make most of them on Thanksgiving day without sacrificing time with friends and family.

Basic Roast Turkey
Hands-on time: 15 minutes
Total time: 4 hours (includes resting) 

Herb Stuffing
Hands-on time: 25 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 

Roast Butternut Squash Puree
Hands-on time: 20 minutes
Total time: 1.5 hours (includes cooling) 

Braised Fennel
Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes 

Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Hands-on time: 20 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes 

Raw Cranberry Relish
Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes (includes chilling) 

Tender Greens With Champagne Vinaigrette
Hands-on time: 20 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

Chocolate Silk Pie
Hands-on time: 15 minutes
Total time: 3 hours, 15 minutes (includes chilling) 

Shortbread-Pecan Crust
Hands-on time: 5 minutes
Total time: 1 hour (includes cooling)