Is your Thanksgiving menu planned yet?

By Escali in Homemade
Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Today, being the busiest travel day of the year, you can bet that holiday hosts are busy grocery shopping and preparing for family and friends to parade into their homes for football, turkey and post-meal naps.

If you’re a host and still don’t have everything quite figured out, here are some recipes we at Escali are going to try out we found on Pinterest. Check out our ‘Holiday Recipes‘ board for these and many more delicious recipes that will help make your Thanksgiving…the best ever!

Pumpkin Pie with Toblerone Swirl


  • 9″ Pie Crust
  • 400 gr/15 oz Solid Pumpkin Puree
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 64 g/2.25 oz Double Cream/Whipping cream
  • 64 g/2.25 oz Brown Sugar
  • 7.40 g/0.26 oz tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1.23 g/0.04 oz Cloves
  • 1.23 g/0.04 oz Ginger
  • 1.23 g/0.04 oz Nutmeg
  • 2.47 g/0.09 oz Salt
  • 64 g/2.25 oz Toblerone (chopped)


*Click on the photo for full baking instructions

Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onions


  • 2 medium yellow onions (halved and thinly sliced)
  • 32 g/1.13 oz all-purpose flour
  • 29.56 g/1.04 oz Panko or plain breadcrumbs
  • 2.47 g/0.09 oz table salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Canola, safflower, peanut of other high-heat oil, for deep frying

Mushroom Sauce

  • 44.33 g/1.56 oz butter
  • 340.20/12 ounces mushrooms, thinly sliced or coarsely chopped
  • Few gratings fresh nutmeg (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3.70 g/0.13 oz table salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 44.33 g/1.56 oz all-purpose flour
  • 354.68 g/12.41 oz vegetable or chicken broth
  • 118.23 g/4.17 oz heavy cream

*Click on the photo for full cooking instructions


Harissa Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese & Candied Pecans


  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 32 g/1.13 oz cup sour cream
  • 29.56 g/ 1.04 oz Harissa
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 56.70 g/ 2 oz goat cheese (crumbled)

For Candied Pecans

  • 29.56 g/ 1.04 oz pecans
  • 14.78 g/0.52 oz sugar in the raw
  • 4.93 g/ 0.17 oz hot water

*Click on the photo for full cooking instructions

Gluten-Free Quinoa Stuffing


  • 212 g/7.48 oz dry Quinoa, cook according to package directions
  • (Two) 265 g/9.38 oz Sweet Potatoes, cut into small wedges
  • 2 large Apples cut into 1/2″ pieces (suggestion-Granny Smith)
  • 14.78 g/0.52 oz Lemon juice
  • 100 ml pure Maple Syrup, divided portion in 1/2
  • Fine Sea Salt
  • 29.56 g/1.04 oz melted Coconut oil
  • A few pinches of ground Cinnamon
  • a few pinches of ground Ginger
  • 14.78 g/0.52 oz fresh Thyme leaves
  • 122 g/4.30 oz Hazelnuts, chopped
  • Fresh or Dried cranberries for garnish

*Click on the photo for full baking instructions

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