3 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

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Thanksgiving is almost here which means it’s time to finalize your holiday menu plans. We know you likely have cooking the turkey sorted out already, so we wanted to offer you a few distinctive options you can add to this year’s meal. Consider making any of the three delicious recipes below for your dinner guests to enjoy. We hope you have a great holiday surrounded by family and friends in your home this Thanksgiving.

Honey Butter Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

A holiday dinner isn’t complete without delicious dinner rolls. To add an autumn twist to your Thanksgiving dinner, these pumpkin spice infused dinner rolls are sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests. In comparison to your turkey and side dishes, these dinner rolls won’t take too long and are relatively easy to put together. Out of everything you’re going to be cooking on Thanksgiving, these pumpkin spice dinner rolls will stand out with their distinctively delicious aroma.

Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes


1/3 cup milk

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

1 large egg

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (bread flour may be substituted)

2 1/4 tsp. instant dry yeast (one 1/4-ounce packet)

1 Tbsp. granulated sugar

1 Tbsp. pumpkin  pie spice

1 Tbsp. ground nutmeg

1/2 tsp. salt, optional and to taste

Butternut Squash Vegducken with Mushroom-Cranberry Stuffing

If you’re looking for a dish that is delicious and loaded with countless health benefits, try this turducken inspired, butternut squash vegducken recipe. This can easily serve as an entree for your vegetarian guests or as a savory side dish for everyone else. This healthy recipe may become the unexpected highlight of your Thanksgiving dinner with its stunningly delicious flavor. For best results, be sure you’ve made all the necessary preparations before you begin assembling this layered recipe

Prep time: 30-45 minutes

Total time: 3 hours 30 minutes


1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)

1 (8″-long) sweet potato (about 1 pound)

1 (6″-long) parsnip, peeled (about 2 ounces)

1 (9″-long) butternut squash (about 4 1/2 pounds)

4 garlic cloves

1 tsp. thyme leaves

1 tsp. paprika

6 Tbsp. olive oil, divided

1 Tbsp. plus 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more

16 oz cremini mushrooms, coarsely chopped, divided

2 large eggs

1 cup finely grated Parmesan

1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs

1/3 cup dried cranberries

6 Tbsp. coarsely chopped parsley, divided

1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided, plus more

2 shallots, quartered

2 bay leaves

4 cups homemade or store-bought low-sodium vegetable broth

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 cup dry white wine

Flaky sea salt

Spicy Green Bean Casserole

Homemade spicy green bean casserole

Every Thanksgiving dinner needs a zesty casserole recipe, and with this spicy green bean casserole, you’ll leave all your guests wanting seconds and thirds. This recipe is delicious and simple enough that you may already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Total time: 1 hour


5 Tbsp. unsalted butter

1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

1 cup panko breadcrumbs

2 Tbsp. slivered almonds

12 oz. cremini and/or shiitake mushrooms, sliced

1 medium onion, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)

1 tsp. minced fresh serrano or jalapeno peppers*

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. plus 1 tablespoon kosher salt

2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. ground chipotle chile pepper

½ tsp. ground white pepper

¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

1 bay leaf

1 cup chicken stock or broth

1 cup half-and-half or light cream

1 lb. fresh haricot verts (French string beans), rinsed, trimmed, and halved

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is a time when we give thanks from our hearts for the good things in our lives. At Sharp Residential, we’re thankful for our friends and families and also that we get to build beautiful new dream homes for wonderful families every day. From everyone on our team, we hope you have a wonderful and Happy Thanksgiving!

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