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A coarse-laden meal like Thanksgiving calls for light appetizers or nibbles as the Girls are fond of calling them. Otherwise, the guests fill up on the starters before they even sit down for the main event! This menu is designed to spotlight the turkey and trimmings and make short work of the appetizers and dessert!

Nibbles

Fresh Pears with Stilton
Spiced Pecans and Pumpkin Seeds

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Dinner

Renaissance Ribs
Orange Brine for Grilled-Roasted Turkey
Grilled Maple Glazed Turkey
Southern Sausage Dressing
Cider-Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Creamed Spinach Casserole
Smashed Potatoes with Caramelized Garlic
Pan Gravy
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cornmeal Muffins with Dried Cherries and Walnuts
Cranberry Sauce with Port wine

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Dessert

Pumpkin Pie with Bourbon Whipped Cream
Baked Apples with Vanilla Ice Cream and Mexican Caramel Sauce

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