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Thanksgiving Recipes and DIY Décor

November 16, 2017
Thanksgiving recipes and decor Brookfield Residential

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are upon us, and we know there’s nothing better than gathering with loved ones and celebrating the season in your new Brookfield Residential home. But with the anticipation comes the stress of what to cook and how to make this year better than ever. Not to worry – we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes and home décor tips to get you ready for this tasty day.

Start off with something light and seasonal like this curried carrot and apple soup. It’s a sweet yet tangy appetizer everyone will love. Fun fact – the secret ingredient is ginger snap cookies! 

The key to a good Thanksgiving dinner is delicious sides, so add some color to the table with this easy-to-make roasted winter squash medley. Side by side with this hearty mashed potato and green bean casserole, these flavorful dishes will make everyone want seconds. Of course, every table needs a twist on a classic, and this pumpkin cornbread is the ultimate bread replacement for fall.

Now for everyone’s favorite part of the meal – dessert! It’s the one time each year we all eat our weight in pie. So try a new recipe this season with this pumpkin cheesecake swirl, lemon meringue blueberry pie or salted caramel pie – all sure to be big hits. For smaller bite-sized treats, we recommend these mini chocolate-hazelnut cheesecakes or pumpkin cannoli.

Lastly, get your home ready for Thanksgiving with festive centerpieces like this DIY pumpkin vase or homemade cranberry candle holders. And, of course, it’s always nice to have a gentle reminder of what’s truly important. Everyone can share in the true spirit of the day with these simple give thanks placemats.

Happy Thanksgiving!