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Thanksgiving Day calls for a sweet vegetable side dish that everyone can enjoy. So turn to the classic, glazed carrots! A good root vegetable is a necessity on your Thanksgiving table!
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This holiday, shake up this Thanksgiving crantini, flavored with tart citrus and cranberry, so it’s not overly-sweet. Anyone who likes the beautiful blend of vodka and cranberries will enjoy this festive Thanksgiving drink!
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Here is a basic, classic green bean casserole recipe made with cream of mushroom soup, plus 15 more creative ways to serve green beans on Thanksgiving.
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