If you guessed my sister Tracy, her cute husband Odie and their even cuter son Drew, you would be correct.
But I think the better question to ask is: guess who’s cooking dinner?
Yep. That would be me.
Am I scared?
Do I have any idea what I’m doing?
Not really, no.
That’s why I’m kind of hoping for some help. See, it’s my first time ever preparing Thanksgiving dinner on my own. I’ll be doing the turkey, the ham, the pies, the stuffing, the green beans, the whatever-else-you’re-supposed-to-fix-on-Thanksgiving-dishes. But here’s the kicker: I’ve never cooked any of those things. With the exception of green beans. I make a great green bean casserole (thanks to Pioneer Woman) and I’ve done a pie a time or two that would have passed inspection, but it’s definitely been a while.
So I’m looking for some tips. Recipes, suggestions, advice… basically help. Lots and lots of help. I even have some questions to get you started:
- How do you purchase a turkey? Is it based on the size of your oven? Do you buy it frozen? How much can I expect to pay?
- Is there a dish that you would recommend buying vs. making from scratch?
- Would you include ham with your meal or is one meat enough?
Those are just a few that come to mind. Like I said, I’m open to any and all suggestions…
Are you cooking Thanksgiving dinner for your family? Are you traveling or having Thanksgiving at your home?