Thanksgiving Dinner Shopping List Of Ingredients

A Thanksgiving Day Dinner “List of Ingredients” for a large group of 12 people or more can  be overwhelming.  Here is my list done in a menu style.  I use it as a checklist to insure I have an ample amount of everything I need.

Turkey:

Loosely stuffed with a cut up apple, orange, and a stalk of celery

Coarse Sea Salt for the cavity of the bird

Butter for a generous coating on outside of bird

Dressing:

3 to 4 loaves of sliced white bread

3 medium onions

4- 5 large stalks of celery (or one entire celery heart stalk)

3 sticks of butter (yes…. 3 sticks)

5 cups of boiling water

Dry seasonings to taste: parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme

Salt and Pepper

Giblet pan drippings

Mashed Potatoes:

5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes

Butter, salt and pepper, whipping cream to taste

Gravy:

Turkey pan drippings

Flour and water or dried potato flakes (to thicken to your preference)

Salt and Pepper to taste

Basic Green Bean Casserole:

2 pounds of cooked, cut up green beans

1 can cream of mushroom condensed soup

1 large can or bag of french fried onions

Worcestershire Sauce

Corn:

16 ounces frozen corn kernels

Butter, Salt and Pepper to taste

Simple Ambrosia:

One 16 ounces container of sour cream

One 15 ounce can of Del Monte Fruit Cocktail

One 16 ounce bag of mini marshmallows

Squash:

Delicata, Acorn or Butternut

1/8 squash per person

Butter, salt and pepper to taste

Sweet Potato Casserole:

Yams

Pecans

Brown Sugar

Maple syrup

Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg,

One fresh navel orange

Cranberry Relish:

Whole Cranberries

Walnuts

One fresh navel orange

Two medium apples

Sugar

Deviled Eggs:

Large Eggs

Hellman’s Mayonnaise

Paprika

Lawry’s Salt and Pepper

Desserts:

Fruit Pies

Pumpkin Pie

Assorted Cheesecake

Pecan Pie

Ice Creams

Whipping Cream

Maraschino Cherries

Beverages

More Thanksgiving Day Dinner Recipes:

Gravy From Scratch , Homemade Stuffing ,

Moist Turkey Recipe,

Ambrosia,

Cranberry Relish,

Green Bean Casserole,

Sweet Potato Casserole,

Parker House Dinner Rolls,

Shopping List For Thanksgiving Dinner