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Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving Menu (Slide 4)

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A holiday staple in many households, creamed onions are usually bathed in a rich white sauce made with heavy cream. In this version, we roast the onions for an added layer of flavor and lighten up the sauce with low-fat milk. The result is a luxuriously silky sauce with a sweet roasted onion flavor for far fewer calories and less fat. We like the smaller size of pearl onions, but boiling onions also work well.

Recipe: Creamed Onions

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Brine-Cured Roast Turkey

Brine-Cured Roast Turkey

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Layered Mashed Potato & Mushroom Casserole

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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onions

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Fresh herbs, onion and bacon pair beautifully with Brussels sprouts. This vegetable loves the cool w…View slide
Creamed Onions

Creamed Onions

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Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

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