Magazine article Sunset

Ranch Thanksgiving Dinner Countdown

Magazine article Sunset

Ranch Thanksgiving Dinner Countdown

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These steps are based on the time it takes one person with one oven to prepare this meal

* UP TO A WEEK AHEAD

Bake cranberry sauce.

* AT LEAST 3 DAYS AHEAD

Bake spicy herb nuts.

Put frozen turkey in the refrigerator to thaw.

* UP TO 2 DAYS AHEAD

Shop for all other ingredients and turkey, if fresh.

*Bake cornbread for dressing.

Prepare yeast dough for rolls.

* UP TO 1 DAY AHEAD

Assemble dressing and chill if the turkey will be stuffed. Or put dressing in casserole and chill.

Make salad dressing, toast nuts for salad, and crisp salad greens.

* Cook and peel onions; string and shell peas.

Make and thicken broth for gravy.

Bake rolls.

Bake apple pie, purchased frozen or made from a favorite recipe. Or make a grand holiday dessert (see page 144).

THANKSGIVING DAY

UP TO 6 HOURS AHEAD

Prepare fruit for salad and chill. …

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