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Elegant Thanksgiving Menu Shopping List

Everyday Food, November 2009

This shopping list is based on our Elegant Thanksgiving menu. All of these recipes serve 8 but can easily be doubled.


1 lemon
2 pints brussels sprouts (2 pounds total)
2 pounds green beans
1 pound button mushrooms
3 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
1 bunch celery
1 large onion
2 bags (10 ounces each) red or white pearl onions
6 large shallots
2 bags (12 ounces each) cranberries
4 oranges

Dairy and Poultry

1 cup whole milk
3 eggs
1 whole turkey (about 12 pounds)


Oil: extra-virgin olive and vegetable
All-purpose flour
Sugar: dark-brown and granulated
Balsamic vinegar


2 loaves white sandwich bread
43.5 ounces low-sodium chicken broth
Dried rubbed sage
Celery seed
1 bottle (750 ml) dry white wine
1 ounce bourbon

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