Thanksgiving Main Dishes for Two
Thanksgiving Turkey for Two
One of the hardest meals to plan is a holiday meal for two. You want all the smells and feelings of the season, but you don't want leftovers until June! This Thanksgiving Turkey for Two is the tasty answer.
—Joyce Kramer, Donalsonville, Georgia
Honey-Glazed Hens with Fruit Stuffing for Two
My husband really likes Cornish hens, so I searched for a recipe I could use during the holidays that dressed them up. We love the fruit stuffing in these Honey-Glazed Hens with Fruit Stuffing for Two.
—Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois
Thanksgiving Salads for Two
Asian Pear Salad for Two
I created this Asian Pear Salad for Two using ingredients I had on hand from a recent party—and was delighted with the
outcome! It's beautiful to look at, delicious and so simple to fix. I get raves over it.
—Shirlee Bodfield, Tucson, Arizona
Cranberry Waldorf Salad
Honey and dried cranberries set this apart from the typical Waldorf. Cranberry Waldorf Salad is quick to toss together and
—Barbara McFeters, Aurora, Oregon
Thanksgiving Side Dishes for Two
Creamy Green Bean Casserole
You can replace the green beans with any other frozen veggies in this Creamy Green Bean Casserole. I like a mixture of carrots, broccoli and cauliflower.
—Rosemary Beaudoin, Plainville, Connecticut
Mashed Potato Artichoke Bake
These jazzed-up mashed potatoes make a welcome side dish for any entree. My husband loves this Mashed Potato Artichoke Bake.
McAllister, Morganton, North Carolina
Ginger Sweet Potato
Serve up a fantastic Ginger Sweet Potato side dish with this scrumptious recipe. The spice of ginger and cinnamon pair perfectly with sweet potato and maple syrup.
—Susan LeBrun, Sulphur, Louisiana
Scented Rice in Baked Pumpkin
This easy, delicious and healthy Scented Rice in Baked Pumpkin side is a showpiece that always delights. You can use grain, squash, fruits and nuts to suite your taste-it's impossible to go wrong!
—Lynn Heisel, Jackson, Missouri
Creamy Baked Corn
Creamy Baked Corn is an old recipe handed down from my mother-in-law and is an especially good accompaniment to roast beef. The corn is moist and creamy with a souffle-like topping.
—Nancy Collins, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Thanksgiving Desserts for Two
Maple Pumpkin Pie
Here's a 5-inch pie that's as cute as it is delicious. You'll enjoy the creamy pumpkin-maple filling and golden, melt-in-your-mouth crust. Maple Pumpkin Pie is especially good with whipped cream.
—Vivian Colwell, Goshen, Ohio
Festive Pecan Pie
Folks always ooh and ahh when I serve this Festive Pecan Pie at special events.
—Patti Astle, Baraboo, Wisconsin
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