November 15, 2012

Make Ahead Dishes For Thanksgiving

Lets face it, it just makes life easier to make dishes ahead time for a big dinner. Here are some recipes!

Creamy Ranch Potatoes
1  -5 pound bag of Baking Potatoes
1-8ounce package of cream cheese
1 dry package of Ranch Salad Dressing
1/2 cup butter soften
2- cups of sour cream
Bake potatoes in the oven at 350 degrees for an hour or until soft.
scoop potatoes out of the skins into a Large mixing bowl and mash.  Add cream cheese, ranch, butter, and sour cream.
Nanna's Sweet Potato Casserole
Yams/Sweet Potatoes as many as you think you need
Stick of Butter as you like it
1 package Tiny Marshmallows
Smush yams with potato masher cutting butter up into TBS and adding it while mashing.Add 1/2  the marshmallows and then bake at 350 degrees covered in tin foil until alittle firm add the rest on top bake until golden brown
Modern Twist On  Grandma Stuffing
2 Boxes of Chicken Stuffing
1 Green Pepper
1 Tube of frozen breakfast sausage thawed
1/4 cup of a finely chopped walnuts
1 cup broth
Brown the sausage. Saute' the pepper onion, and,celery until soft. Do not drain. Put  stuffing, sausage, veggies,  and walnuts in a mixing bowl add broth to moisten. Put mixture in a Baking dish and bake @ 350 degree until top is golden brown