Thanksgiving is the perfect occasion to gather with friends and family to give thanks and share a bountiful meal. What better way to get the festivities rolling than with a little (or a lot of) wine! Today we are sharing a recipe roundup filled with scrumptious Thanksgiving recipes and pairing suggestions to get you in the mood. Mains to dessert, we’ve got you covered.
White Wine Ginger Thyme Brined Roast Turkey: An overnight brine adds flavor with a mix of brown sugar, ginger, and Chardonnay.
White Wine Turkey Gravy Recipe: Turkey drippings, rosemary, and white wine of your choice create a tasty mix to serve atop turkey and potatoes.
White Wine-Infused Stuffing: Butter, white wine, and bread crumbs create a yummy and indulgent stuffing.
Mashed Potatoes: We won’t suggest you booze up your potatoes (they’re good as-is!), but here is a recipe for the creamiest mashed potatoes that you can pair with an unoaked white or red wine.
Green Bean Casserole: A more sophisticated version thanks to the addition of mushrooms, thyme, and sherry.
Sweet Potato Casserole: Pair this classic casserole with a sweet Riesling.
Red Wine Cranberry Sauce with Honey: Red wine and honey plus fresh ginger are simmered together with fresh cranberries.
Cornbread: Break up the buttery richness of cornbread with white wine.
Chardonnay Infused Mac n Cheese: Not your kids’ boxed mac n’ cheese, this recipe packs a punch with garlic, onion, and a Chardonnay of your choice.
Pumpkin Pie: A classic that pairs well with Riesling, Muscat, or zinfandel.
What wine will you be serving at your Thanksgiving table?