The thought of leftover turkey and stuffing got you hyperventilating? Thanksgiving Day meals don’t have to consist of the same hundred-year old standard fare. Have some fun with a Thanksgiving Day Meal Mash-Up. Change the menu. Change the theme. But, just say “No!” to turkey soup, turkey hash, and turkey surprise.
Thanksgiving Day Mashups (or Four Themes and a Dish)
1. Loaves and Fish – The Ultimate Giving Thanks: A seafood bounty is not just relegated to the warm weather months. If you have a turkey fryer and the peanut oil, consider frying a mess of fish – tilapia, trout, whiting, or perch are all easy on the pocketbook and taste wonderful dusted in cornmeal (or fish fry) and fried. Use your savings to buy jumbo shrimp and crab legs. Forget all that chopping and dicing for slaw. Pick it up at Publix or try Trader Joe’s Broccoli Slaw mixed with Marzetti’s Cole Slaw Dressing. Hush puppies? Captain D’s.