Soul Food Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

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Get ready for a soul food thanksgiving that your family and dinner guest will never forget.  In fact, thanks to your great cooking abilities they will remember this Thanksgiving for many years to come. If you’ve been tag to cook, this year’s Thanksgiving Holiday makes for a perfect opportunity for you to try out the holiday recipes of your ancestors.  Imagine serving a delicious thanksgiving dinner with a special touch of soul.

Do you want this year’s dinner to go off without a glitch?

If you answered yes, and I am sure you did, then you have to cook the foods that most people are expecting to eat this Thanksgiving holiday.  Most people do not readily realize that there are some very popular tried and true recipes that we eat so often that they have become Thanksgiving staples. These staples or necessary food items include turkey, gravy, stuffing or cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie.  That said, you should focus your Thanksgiving dinner meal around these staples.

It’s time to go back to the basics and serve up all of the traditional African American thanksgiving recipes that people have grown accustom to and now expect to eat, all of which can be found below.

  • Roasted Turkey – This roasted turkey will be the centerpiece of your dinner so you can not afford to miss this up. Try our simple but effective method for roasting a turkey.
  • Turkey Gravy – Use the turkey necks and gizzards that come along with your frozen turkey to prepare this delicious gravy.
  • Giblet Gravy – His is another popular gravy recipe that uses chicken gizzards and eggs as the main base for making some flavorful gravy to pour all over your cornbread dressing.
  • Corn Bread Dressing – We don’t like stuffing that much but we love to prepare this homemade corn bread dressing recipe. You’re in for a real treat.
  • Mashed Potatoes – We like to serve mashed potatoes with our turkey and doesn’t everyone else like to do the same?
  • Pumpkin Pie – Okay this pumpkin pie recipe is leftover from tradition and people will get hussy if you don’t include this on your menu.

Your family will enjoy this year’s thanksgiving dinner menu for decades to come.

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