Turkey Trot is a morning tradition of Thanksgiving where people have a footrace. It is commonly held in the local site almost everywhere in the US. It’s a long-distance marathon for challenging the real runners. However, kids are also allowed to join this tradition because some races provide a range starting from one kilometer.
Traced back to the time when the tradition started, the first Turkey Trot was taken place in Buffalo, New York in 1896. At the time, the participants were only six persons and they were all men. Nowadays, the Turkey trot in Buffalo become the largest footrace with 14.000 participants.
Most of the time, Turkey Trot was held to raise money for the charity fund, and it’s become one of the reasons some people join this tournament. Other than that, they want to feel the vibes of wearing turkey costumes with funny accessories.
No wonder it also becomes the place to show off their creativity in making up as a turkey. Another reason is burning calories. The Thanksgiving dinner offers various heavy dishes and hundreds of calories are there. Some people choose to stabilize their calories in the morning while joining the footrace.
Feature your turkey main course with any fabulous recipes for the feast. Choose the ones that are still in line with the vibes. You can elaborate on any ingredients that were on the menu list of the earliest Thanksgiving. The following recipe ideas might help you decide on the side dish menus for your thankful feast.
Creamy Corn. It’s a pretty simple side dish for crowds. You only have to put the frozen kernel corn in the slow cooker after mixing it with salt, sugar, water, cream cheese, and butter. Add bacon toppers to feel the special creaminess going on into your mouth.
Baked Cranberry Sauce. Feel the burst cranberry flavor with the mixture of fresh cranberry, sugar, and water only. Combine those all on a casserole dish after preheating them in the oven. Then, cover and bake until the cranberries pop. Serve while it’s cool.
Sweet Potato Casserole. This is an elegant way to serve the sweet potato. All ingredients you need are chopped pecans, light brown sugar, all-purpose flour, butter, sweetened coconut flakes, canned sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, eggs, milk, vanilla extract, and salt. Have two bowls to put the mixture in. The crumble one consists of pecans, brown sugar, butter, and coconut. While the other one is for the main ingredients of sweet potatoes and other lefts. Mix the main and crumble then bake until it’s bubbling.
Holiday Stuffing. If you need the easy one but still perfect to compliment your bird dish, this holiday stuffing would be great. The secret combo is a mixture of olive oil, chopped onion, almonds, mushrooms, cranberries, salt, ginger, chicken broth, and stuffing cubes. Saute everything except the cubes and boil with the chicken broth. Add the cubes and mix them all well. Bake until the middle firming.
A huge dinner for Thanksgiving always leaves the challenge in terms of grocery shopping, even if you are a pro. That’s why a grocery list will be so much helpful. Don’t ever think you gonna leave this thing or put yourself in a mess. Here are some of the most common things to add to your basket.