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Holiday Main Dish

We have so many tried and true Holiday Main Dish recipes here on The Fresh Cooky! From Tender Roasted Herb Butter Turkey, to Easy 5 Minute Prep Bourbon & Cola Ham, plus, unique items like Braised Beef Ribs.

Whatever you are searching for, we have a holiday main dish recipe for you!

The Best Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

The ultimate comfort food for your family: Traditional Skillet Shepherd’s Pie – aka Cottage Pie made with ground beef (or lamb!). A hearty, delicious filling with a flavorful meat mixture under fluffy layer of mashed potatoes. The best, simple, easy to make winter dinner — it is one part casserole, one pot meal, and one …

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Best Turkey Divan Recipe (from scratch)

This best turkey divan recipe uses leftover turkey or chicken. It is creamy, flavorful, with bright pops of broccoli and topped with either a crispy, buttery cracker topping or leftover stuffing. Made from scratch, with no canned soups, plus easy ways to make gluten free! Don’t you just love a good casserole or bake, with …

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36+ Thanksgiving Menu Ideas for 2020

Traditional Thanksgiving Menu ideas for 2020, it’s a different kind of year, but that’s okay, we are resilient, creative and we are not going to give in! That’s why I have collected all of my favorite Thanksgiving Menu Ideas in one place. Whether you are sitting down for a traditional thanksgiving dinner, or a simple …

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Wild Rice Supreme {Easy Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole}

Easy chicken and wild rice casserole is a healthier creamy hotdish full of veggies, long grain and wild rice, slivered almonds and is a fabulous way to use up leftover chicken or turkey! Plus simple instructions on how to convert to gluten free and vegetarian. Looking for an easy, make ahead meal or holiday side? …

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How to Plan a Small or Large Brunch

When springtime rolls around I start thinking of hosting a brunch; with Easter, Mother’s Day, Tea Parties, Ladies Luncheons or even the Kentucky Derby; I wanted to show you How to Plan a Brunch. This post includes easy, tried and true recipes, simple decor ideas, make ahead plans, etc. Update 4/5/20 | Even though “all …

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Oven Baked Barbecue Beef Brisket

Barbecue Beef Brisket; tender brisket, thinly sliced, richly spiced, swimming in a rich, smokey barbecue sauce. Nothing speaks my love language like a drippy, tangy, juicy and flavorful brisket! How about you? And if you adore slow cooked, tender meats, try these other family favorites: Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Pork, Amazing & Tender Pot Roast, …

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Delicious Make Ahead Thanksgiving Side Dishes for 2020

A list of delicious make-ahead Thanksgiving (or Christmas) side dishes that will make return appearances to your holiday table year after year. These recipes are tried and true, family and kid tested. Each year, I plan on making my Thanksgiving plans way in advance; menu, setting the table, cleaning the house, planning the day out, …

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