"I love five-minute recipes," says Blanner. "Five-minute dinner rolls, an easy apple tart, baked Brie, and fontina cheese dip are all favorites. Most dips can be made in just a few minutes!" RELATED: 21 Easy Party Dips to Make - CountryLiving.com
"Over the past few years, I have been making an effort to make my Thanksgiving about quality instead of quantity," says Jodi Bombace of What's Cooking Good Looking. "I do not want to overstuff my family and friends, and I do not want to be eating leftovers for weeks, so I really like to make as much food as I would for a regular dinner party, but with a more festive Thanksgiving twist." - CountryLiving.com
There's no need to get too finicky, espeically in a country kitchen. "My absolutely favorite mashed potato recipe is made with the skins on," says Amanda Retke of I Am Baker. "Not only do I think it tastes better, but it saves a good hour of potato peeling!" RELATED: 17 Simple Potato Recipes for Easy Thanksgiving Prep - CountryLiving.com
Sweet Potato Casserole. It was completely gone! It was really good. I used 6 large potatoes, so I did alter it a bit. I doubled the orange juice and added two more tablespoons of butter (it was too dry), and one more tablespoon of brown sugar. Instead of mashing it, I used a handheld mixer to remove any clumps. It was quick, easy, and definitely yummy!