Monday, November 23, 2015
Monday or Tuesday before Thanksgiving: purchase all the non - perishable items you will need
time to defrost the turkey
time to set the table and the centerpiece. This allows you to enjoy it for more time than just the big day.
prepare recipes and serving dishes. One great way to do this is to write the recipe on an index card and place in the dish it will be created in
time to clean the glassware. If you have a special set of wine glasses or you are like me and have a special set of glasses set aside for company use.
Day before Thanksgiving:
prepare veggies that will be needed for the dinner. Place these in plastic baggies and chill
prepare the pies
prepare the potatoes, store in a covered bowl of cold water
prepare appetizers that you will be serving
today is the day to pick up that fresh turkey
shop for all those last minute items such as bread, rolls, salad, etc...
prepare the side dishes that can be made ahead of time.
Big day of cooking but also remember to make room in the kitchen and also to enjoy yourself when its time for the dinner