Thanksgiving Day is an annual national holiday in the United States and Canada celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. The holiday is rich and symbolic.
One of the most important aspect of Thanksgiving is a large meal; it’s generally centered on a large large meals. These main meals are paired with a variety of side dishes which vary from traditional dishes such as mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy sauce, and to the ones that reflect our cultural heritage.
Thanksgiving dinner is the largest eating event in the United States; people eat more on Thanksgiving, than on any other day of the year. Thanksgiving is a holiday that centers around food. What comes to mind during Thanksgiving, is a feast!
Here are 5 different types Thanksgiving dishes you can explore today.
Turkey is the most common main dish of a Thanksgiving dinner, to the point where Thanksgiving was nicknamed “Turkey day.” Traditional Thanksgiving isn’t always complete without turkey. Turkeys are usually baked or roasted in the oven, but sometimes they’re fried in a deep fryer. Turkey is served on a platter, a large plate that is used for serving large quantity food.
Mashed potatoes are another staple of any traditional Thanksgiving dinner. They are also very easy to make! Some cook them with the peel on, some without. Some add a little of the cooking water to the mashed potatoes for extra starch. Mashed potatoes are popular at Thanksgiving dinner.
Thanksgiving without turkey gravy is never the same. Easy to make, using turkey stock, Turkey neck and giblets to prepare gravy sauce, is usually the best. Gravy is delicious, silky and easy to prepare.
Stuffing is another one of the most popular Thanksgiving dishes! There are various ways to make it, but it usually consists of finely chopped breadcrumbs, onions, and herbs that are stuffed inside the turkey and roasted with the turkey in the oven. Stuffing usually has a mushy texture, and it takes on a lot of flavor from the turkey.
Cornbread is a quick bread containing cornmeal, and a Native American cuisine. They are the ultimate Thanksgiving bread.
Have a Beautiful Turkey Day!!!