Thanksgiving Dinner Must-Have Checklist

Thanksgiving Day is this week! Can all you turkey’s out there believe it!? Turkey may be the centerpiece of your table, that’s a given, but what completes the meal? With less than a week to go, we’ve gathered the must-haves for your Thanksgiving dinner table this year.

Here’s everything from apps to desserts that you need to compliment that first bite of turkey, and that last sip of cider.

Antipasto

    • ❏ Gorgonzola cheese
    • ❏ Fontina cheeses
    • ❏ Roasted red peppers
    • ❏ Black olives
    • ❏ Green olives
    • ❏ Genoa salami
    • ❏ Sliced prosciutto
    • ❏ Soprosatta
    • ❏ Pepperoncini
    • ❏ Pickles
    • ❏ Artichoke hearts
    • ❏ Salad

Side Dishes

    • ❏ Gravy
    • ❏ Mashed potatoes
    • ❏ Cranberry sauce
    • ❏ Stuffing
    • ❏ Green beans
    • ❏ Candied sweet potatoes (The ones with the marshmallows)
    • ❏ Brussel sprouts
    • ❏ Cornbread
    • ❏ Buttermilk biscuits
    • ❏ Corn on the cob

Main Dishes

    • ❏ Turkey
    • ❏ Classic lasagne
    • ❏ Baked macaroni and cheese
    • ❏ Butternut squash soup
    • ❏ Green bean casserole

Desserts

    • ❏ Apple pie
    • ❏ Pecan pie
    • ❏ Pumpkin pie
    • ❏ Marbled cheesecake
    • ❏ Pumpkin cannolis
    • ❏ Oatmeal raisin cookies
    • ❏ Apple crisp

Drinks

    • ❏ Red wine
    • ❏ White wine
    • ❏ Hot mulled cider
    • ❏ Sparkling cider
    • ❏ Hot chocolate
    • ❏ Apple juice

Thanks For Reading

Did we miss anything? Tell us if there’s any Thanksgiving day staple that we may have missed in the comments below. We also urge you to not forget about how delicious a leftover Thanksgiving turkey sandwich can be a day or two after.

As always Long Island Grub is sending love and grub your way — Happy Thanksgiving to all.

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