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Nov 01
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A Checklist for Thanksgiving Shopping in Bend

Posted by Cascade Village

Thanksgiving season is here and we’re already planning up the perfect menu. Whether this is your first time hosting this year, or you are a seasoned veteran, we decided to put together a meal plan featuring some of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes, as well as a shipping list for all of the ingredients you’ll need to make them. Simply print it out and bring it into Food4Less or Trader Joe’s so you can finish your Thanksgiving shopping in Bend.

Your Menu and Shopping List to Complete Your Thanksgiving Shopping in Bend:

Ina Garten’s Perfect Roast Turkey

  • 1/4 lb. (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 fresh turkey (10-12 pounds)
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh thyme
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1 Spanish onion, quartered
  • 1 head garlic, halved

Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 lb. good-quality day-old white bread, torn into 1″ pieces
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped yellow onions
  • 1 1/2 cups celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp. chopped sage
  • 1 tbsp. chopped rosemary
  • 1 tbsp. chopped thyme
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 2 large eggs

Julia Child’s Mashed Potatoes

  • 30 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 8 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 1⁄2 lb. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste
  • 1⁄4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1⁄4 cup minced parsley

Betty Crocker’s Candied Sweet Potatoes

  • 6 medium yams (2 lbs.)
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 3 tbsp. water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Martha Stewart’s Green Bean Casserole

  • Safflower oil, for frying
  • 1 shallot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 lbs. green beans
  • 12 slices bacon, cut in 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 8 oz. cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 cups milk, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

Roasted Pumpkin Pie

  • 1 1⁄2 cups flour
  • 7 tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed and chilled
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 cups roasted pumpkin, puréed
  • 1 1⁄2 cups evaporated milk
  • 1⁄2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1⁄2 tsp. grated nutmeg
  • 2 eggs

Round out this menu with any of your own family favorites, then head into Food4Less or Trader Joe’s at Cascade Village to complete your Thanksgiving shopping in Bend. World Market and Bed Bath & Beyond are conveniently located nearby should you need help decorating your table as well. Hope we made your holidays easier. Bon appetit!

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