Thanksgiving Dinner Is Served
Welcome back to The View at Mill Run Blog! This month we are focusing on Thanksgiving and bringing you some tips for getting a fantastic feast to the table in style. Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your apartment or heading across Owings Mills, town, or across Maryland, these tips will help you prepare the full meal or a side dish to share.
Planning ahead of time can take away a lot of the stress about putting on Thanksgiving dinner. One thing for sure, don’t be afraid to ask for help. Have guests bring side dishes or dessert and focus on the turkey. Or, if you like to do the whole thing yourself, do as much as you can ahead of time. For a light-hearted look at your Thanksgiving cooking timeline, check out The Pioneer Woman Cooks. For something a little more straightforward we like this Thanksgiving cooking schedule from Real Simple.
Turkey served with mashed potatoes and gravy, and stuffing, is, of course, the main dish, but then there are the other sides to think about! Allrecipes.com has a great selection of Thanksgiving side recipes if you want to try something new this year. We recommend finding some recipes you can make ahead to save you time on Turkey Day. Add the cranberry sauce and rolls, and dinner is served.
Roasting a Turkey
Here are directions to roast the turkey; there are directions for a variety of ways to prepare it including stuffed, unstuffed, roasted in a cooking bag, brined, braised, and even grilled. When your turkey has finished cooking, be sure to let it rest for 15 to 20 minutes, which gives you time to make the gravy. The drippings can be used to make the gravy, or you can reserve the giblets from the turkey and making giblet gravy.
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in our apartment community here at The View at Mill Run!