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Your Easy Thanksgiving Meal Plan


Everyone has a lot on their plates this time of year. Life can be busy and stressful. Thanksgiving should be a time to reflect on what you’re thankful for, it shouldn’t add to your stress. If you are hosting a Thanksgiving celebration at your Williams and McDaniel rental property, the Williams and McDaniel blog team has a plan for how to make an easy and delicious Thanksgiving meal -- so that you can stay focused on being feeling thankful.


Easy Turkey

 Never be scared of turkey again. This Easy Roasted Turkey recipe will walk you through the process, step by step, so you never need to be intimidated. With just 20 minutes of preparation and three and half hours of cooking time (for a 12 pound bird), you will find this recipe surprisingly low maintenance for a holiday meal. Make sure you save the contents of the roasting pan to make some Basic Gravy.


Cranberry Sauce

 Thanksgiving without the cranberry sauce is almost unthinkable. It’s a little thing, but it’s a big deal. This Cranberry Sauce Recipe uses only 3 ingredients, takes only 5 minutes of prep time, and cooks in under 10 minutes. If you want to save even more time on the day, it can be prepared a few days ahead and stored in the fridge.


Candied Yams

 Candied Yams are a classic Thanksgiving treat. Sweet, rich and little tangy thanks to the orange juice they are roasted in, your kids will love these super sweet roots. You’ll love that while they seem complex and impressive, they are actually super simple to make. This Candied Yam Recipe takes only 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook.


Easy Green Beans

 Green Beans -- our favourite vegetable for holidays. Ready to eat in 15 minutes, all you need to do is boil or steam them until tender and toss them in some olive oil, add a little lemon zest salt and pepper. They are the perfect crunchy and light contrast to all the soft, rich and delicious foods typically served at Thanksgiving.


Super Easy Pumpkin Pie

 Whip up this Super Easy Pumpkin pie in no time -- leaving you time to visit with friends and family. If you can stir then you have the skill set needed to make this delicious pie. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare and then 55 minutes in the oven. Top it with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, and your Thanksgiving is complete.

The blog team at Williams and McDaniel hope this week’s post helps to make your Thanksgiving meal a little easier, so that you can make the most of the day. For more information on Williams and McDaniel rental properties throughout Ontario, please visit our website.