Top 5 Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

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Thanksgiving is just knocking the door. And all of us are extremely excited to make it special and memorable. What best can make your party remarkable other than the lip-smacking dinner? Take a hold on the various yummy Thanksgiving dishes and rejoice your party to the fullest with your friends, families and colleagues. It’s high time that you impart a finishing touch to the Thanksgiving dinner ideas for your party. Find out your favorite and delicious top 5 Thanksgiving menu ideas here. Enjoy the day with fun, exuberance and joy.

1. Baked Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

Shrimp Cocktail
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Shrimps are thoroughly cleaned and placed in a bowl containing the brine. It is then refrigerated for approximately 30 minutes. Then, the shrimps are rinsed in cold water and dried before placing in the oven. These are then baked for a few minutes and are transferred to broiler quickly and kept for a minute only. Then, it is transferred to refrigerator. The chilled savory shrimps are served with cocktail sauce, which is prepared using tomato ketchup, chili sauce, sugar, horseradish, salt and pepper. This serves to be a delectable appetizer for the guests of your party.

2. Pumpkin Soup and Lobster Toppings

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It is quite a traditional way to organize the Thanksgiving dinner with pumpkin soup. The pumpkin soup coupled with the spicy lobster as the topping forms an appetizing dish. Prepare the pumpkin soup with pumpkin, kosher salt, onion paste, garlic paste, cumin, mustard, cinnamon and cloves. Some amount of spicy butter is added to the soup. Then the cooked lobsters are added to the soup. The natural flavor of the lobster along with the spices applied to it adds an earthy savor to the pumpkin soup. The pumpkin soup and lobster topping is ready. Serve it hot to the guests.

3. Macaroni Served with Cheese

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This recipe is extremely delicious. Guests in your party would simply remember your party for their entire life. Macaroni is cooked till it turns golden in color. Add some breadcrumbs to it. Also, some amount of melted butter and a cup of cheese are added to it. Serve the dish hot to the guests of your party. To add more taste to the dish, add pieces of chopped ham coupled with some pieces of cooked bacon in chopped form. The dish tastes simply divine. This dish will make the Thanksgiving party extremely unique and memorable.

4. Citrus Baked Turkey

Citrus Baked Turkey
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Thanksgiving is totally incomplete without the preparation of the turkey. There are many varieties of preparations of turkey. But, this menu is very special and has a high rating in becoming successful to impress the guests. This dish is prepared by adding Italian seasonings. The turkey is rubbed with onions, garlic, lemon, salt, orange and pepper. This is then baked till it turns brown in color. The dish can be garnished with additional citrus fruits and juices. This can be served alone or with gravy as well. This is a spicy dish and your guests will simply love this dish to the fullest.

5. Caramel Topped Cheesecake

Caramel Topped Cheesecake
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This creamy, luscious cake forms a superb dish to end the Thanksgiving dinner. This dish is prepared by mixing flour, sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, butter, eggs and vinegar. Pecans are also stirred in. The whole mixture is baked till the cake is done. It is then kept to cool. Add caramel toppings to the cake. Remember not to overdo the cake since the cake may get burned. This caramel topped cheesecake is absolutely ready. It forms a wonderful dessert to be served to the guests.

Just give these dishes a try in this Thanksgiving 2014. Also, include wine, frozen apple juice and other beverages to complement the dinner perfectly. It is pretty sure that you will be completely successful in making your Thanksgiving party distinguished, brilliant and outstanding. Enjoy the Thanksgiving with these top 5 Thanksgiving dinner ideas. And, celebrate it to the fullest.

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Pubali Mukherjee
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