Last Minute Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Dinner
You just found out you're having extra guests at your Thanksgiving table tomorrow. No worries! Here are two last minute, easy and delicious recipes you can whip up in no time to add to your traditional Thanksgiving Feast. Now you can relax and still feel confident that there is plenty of food for every family member and guest.
Try both or just one of them. Whichever one adds to your collage of super fantastic dishes while pleasing all the palates of your entourage - your table will be a hit!
CORN PUDDING RECIPE:
* 12 to 13 ears fresh corn, husks removed
* 1/4 cup sugar
* 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
* 2 teaspoons baking powder
* 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
* 6 large eggs
* 2 cups whipping cream
* 1/2 cup butter, melted
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut kernels from cobs into a large bowl (about 6 cups). Scrape milk and remaining pulp from cobs; discard the cobs.
2. Combine sugar, all-purpose flour, and baking powder. Whisk together eggs, whipping cream, and melted butter in a separate large bowl. Gradually add the sugar mixture to the egg mixture, whisking until smooth; stir in corn. Pour mixture into a lightly greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
3. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until set. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
SQUASH & SAUSAGE SAUTE' RECIPE:
* 1/4 pound sage sausage
* 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
* 4 cups butternut squash (peeled and diced)
* 4 cups fresh Brussels Sprouts (quartered)
* 1/2 cup chicken stock
* 4 ounces goat cheese (or feta cheese)
* 3 tablespoons olive oil
* Kosher salt
* freshly ground black pepper
1. Place a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add a drizzle of olive oil followed by the sausage and chile flakes. Cook, breaking up the with the back of a wooden spoon until the sausage is nicely browned and mostly cooked through (about 5 minutes). Next, add the butternut squash. season with salt and pepper and cook until they start to get some color (5-8 minutes). Next, add the Brussels sprouts. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 more minutes. Add the chicken stock and scrape the bottom of the pan to deglaze.
2. Dollop the top of the casserole with your goat or feta cheese and drizzle with honey to serve.
4. -Cover the skillet to help the cheese melt and to keep the dish warm (aluminum foil will do nicely)
-Don't stir the vegetables until they are crisp and caramelized
Don't miss out trying either of these really great, easy side dishes to compliment your Thanksgiving dinner. You just might like them so much you'll add them to your Holiday cooking staples or serve them up anytime!
Everyone at Hader Solutions would like to wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday weekend, from our table to yours. Enjoy your home with family and friends and remember to stay safe.
*Corn Pudding recipe compliments of Southern Living, and Squash & Sausage Saute' compliments of Daphne Oz from The Chew.