Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials
Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials – all the things you need for a successful Thanksgiving that you might not already have in your kitchen!
My top two tips for Thanksgiving are: have a schedule and make sure you have everything you need ahead of time!
There’s nothing worse than getting to Thanksgiving day and realizing you don’t have what you need. And it’s not like you can run to the grocery store to get some of these items. Below is my list of all the things I use every year and make Thanksgiving dinner much easier!
If you’re looking for Thanksgiving recipe ideas, here are all of our family favorites!
28 Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials
Turkey Roasting Pan
A baking sheet won’t cut it for roasting a turkey! This is built to hold a 20 lb turkey! It catches all the juices that fall off and has strong handles.
Cutting & Carving Board
You can use this to prep your vegetables and carve the turkey. These cutting boards have a grove around the outside to catch juices that come off the turkey while carving.
8-Inch Chef’s Knife
The only knife you need. You can prep your vegetables and carve a turkey with this knife! It’s super sharp & lightweight.
Make sure you have enough baking dishes for all the casseroles you are planning to make!
9-Inch Pie Dish
Cute and affordable! You can use it for pie, baked appetizers, small batch casseroles, cakes, or layer dips.
This has grooves for a better grip than kitchen towels And it’s super easy to clean because it has a water resistant silicone outer layer.
1 Liter Glass Carafe
Fill these with water for the table so you don’t have to get up a million times to refill waters!
Stemless Wine Glasses
Affordable wine glasses if you are hosting a lot of people! These can also be used for water or cocktails!
So people aren’t digging in your freezer for ice! It’s insulated so it doesn’t sweat on the sides and it keeps the ice cold longer.
Thanksgiving Coloring Page Table Runner
Great activity if you have kids coming to your Thanksgiving!
Dinner Table Topics
Big gatherings can be overwhelming for some people. So having prompts to facilitate easy discussion is great for helping everyone feel comfortable!
Another favorite high energy game! Great if you have lots of people because you can create teams!