Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Thanksgiving Menu Planning

My Thanksgiving Menu

Organic Turkey with Herb Stuffing
Spicy Organic Sweet Potatoes
Mashed Garlic Organic Potatoes
Organic Green Salad
Organic Cranberry Relish Gelatin Mold
Organic Banana Bread
Dessert: Miniature Fruit Tarts, Apple and Pumpkin
Beverages: Organic iced tea and lemonade
Organic beer and wine

My Ingredients List

1 Organic Turkey, ordered from natural foods market
Organic Bread Stuffing (your choice of flavor), packaged or homemade

Stuffing Ingredients:

Organic Chicken or Turkey Broth, (fresh, frozen or canned)
Turkey neck and organ meat, if desired
1 bunch Organic Celery Hearts
1 Organic Yellow Onion
Organic Basil
Organic Parsley
Organic Poultry Seasoning
Sea Salt
Organic Pepper

Vegetables and Fruit:

Organic Sweet Potatoes
Organic Brown Sugar
Organic Honey
Organic Cinnamon
Organic Nutmeg
Organic Cloves
Organic White Potatoes
Organic Garlic
Organic Milk
Organic Salted Butter

Salad:

Organic Romaine lettuce
Organic Assorted Baby Lettuces, bagged
Organic Carrots
Organic Cucumber
Organic Green Onions
Organic Tomatoes
Organic Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing

Banana Bread/Muffins:

Organic Bananas, very ripe, fresh or frozen (5)
Organic Eggs
Organic Apple Sauce
Organic Canola Oil
Organic Sugar
Organic Whole Wheat Flour
Aluminum Free Baking Soda
Sea Salt
Baking Powder
Organic Honey


Cranberry Relish Mold:

Organic Cherry Gelatin, boxed
OR, unflavored gelatin and Organic Cherry Juice
Organic Crushed Pineapple, canned or fresh
1 Bag Organic Cranberries, fresh or frozen
Organic Sugar
Organic Lemon Juice
1 Small Organic Orange

Organic Apple Tarts:

Organic Flour
Organic Salted Butter
Granny Smith Apples
Organic Cinnamon
Organic Sugar
Organic Brown Sugar


Organic Pumpkin Tarts:

Organic Flour
Organic Salted Butter
Organic Pumpkin
Organic Canned Milk
Organic Nutmeg
Organic Cinnamon

Organic Ginger

Organic Cloves

Organic Canned Sweetened Condensed Milk
Organic Eggs


Organic Lemonade

Organic Lemon Juice, fresh
Organic Sugar
Filtered Water


Organic Iced Tea


Organic Tea Bags
Filtered Water
Organic Sugar, if desired

Organic Beer:

Caledonian Golden Promise

Organic Wine:

White: Any suggestions?
Red: Any suggestions?

No doubt this shopping trip will take all of my reusable shopping bags, but the feast will be worth the effort. Recipes will begin this Friday with the mini tarts. Hope to see you then.

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