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Thanksgiving is the perfect time to gather, be thankful, and share family recipes! Enjoy this group of recipes from our team here at Divorce Maters, who compiled their very favorites for you to enjoy!

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Attorney Ariel Williams is a huge fan of the New York Times Bourbon Pecan Pie recipe! She says, “‘The alcohol will evaporate when you bake the pie, and you’re left with a richly flavored, gooey dessert, intensely sweet with a baseline of vanilla.’ So good! I got this recipe from my college roommate and it quickly became my go-to pecan pie recipe.” You can grab this recipe from the New York Times here. 

Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole

Paralegal Molly Damrow is a Huge fan of green bean casserole. Her secret recipe to great green bean casserole is written right on the side of the can! Get Campbell’s recipe here.

Cranberry Sauce

Staff member Melissa Linsey was kind enough to share two of her favorite classic Thanksgiving recipes! Check out her recipe for Cranberry Sauce here:

  • Ingredients:
    • 1lb Fresh Cranberries
    • 1lb Fresh Strawberries
    • ½ Cup Orange Juice
    • ½ Cup Grand Marnier
    • ½ Cup water
    • 1 cup sugar
  • To make: Put all ingredients into pot and boil until fruits have melted into a thick red sauce
Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallow Topper

Check out Melissa’s second classic recipe below:

  • Ingredients:
    • Sweet Potatoes
    • Brown Sugar
    • Butter
    • Marshmallows
    • To Make: Boil the Potatoes until soft. Grease baking dish and place potatoes cut into quarters (or smaller) in pan. Then top with brown sugar and bake at 350* for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, top with marshmallows and bake until marshmallows are golden brown.
Leticia’s Homemade Stuffing

Paralegal Leticia Grant-dePriest is a whiz in the kitchen and loves to cook up different dishes for Thanksgiving! Her favorite recipe is her famous stuffing. Check out her from scratch stuff recipe below:

  • Ingredients:
    • Loaf of sourdough bread with rosemary (have the baker cut it slices and then you cut it cubes)
    • 2 sticks of Fresh rosemary
    • I bag of dried cranberries
    • I can of chicken stock
    • I bag of sliced Almonds
    • ½ stick of butter
  • To make: Cut the bread in cubes and place in large bowl. Cut the fresh rosemary and add to bowl. Add the bag of cranberries and sliced almonds. Mix together and place in oven safe dish. In a small sauce pan melt the butter with the chicken stock. Once melted & mixed add to the bread mixture and mix. Place dish in the oven at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes.Take out and enjoy the fresh & warm homemade stuffing!
Mom’s Fruit Salad

Staff member Charmaigne Cloud goes for nostalgia with her favorite Thanksgiving recipe! She shared her Mom’s Fruit Salad recipe, perfect for a little sweetness amongst all the savory Thanksgiving dishes! Check out the recipe below:

    • Ingredients:
      • 1 green apple
      • 1 red apple
      • 2 cans of mandarin oranges
      • 3 small jars of maraschino cherries
      • 2 cans of tropical fruit
      • 3 large bananas
      • 1 bag of white marshmallows
      • 1 bag of rainbow marshmallows
      • 3 containers of cool whip (usually will only use 2 ½ of these however this will need adjusted according to moistness)
      • 1 miniature size sour cream
      • Fruit Fresh
    • To make: Open all your cans of fruit and drain juices into a container (save). Cut up your apples and bananas. Mix some of your Fruit Fresh in with the apples and bananas so that they do not brown. Once you have done that, you can add the rest of your fruits. In a separate bowl mix 2 ½ of your whipped cream and your sour cream together adding a small amount of your fruit juices. Add a small amount of fruit juice at a time, so as not to make it too runny. Add your marshmallows to the whipped cream and sour cream and mix well. Pour the sour cream mixture in to the bowl with your fruit. Mix and serve!
    • Note: You can prepare this the day before and refrigerate it.