Bins of autumn's harvest are overflowing at many of the local markets for the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Squash is also in season and is a nice addition to this simple, flavourful and healthy side dish.
If you're like me you like to peruse through recipe books and magazines for those special holiday recipes. Several weeks ago we hosted a fall dinner party and I planned it around autumn's harvest. If you're still needing a few ideas for your Thanksgiving dinner, I hope the menu I served inspires you. Below my menu is the recipe for the Roasted Root Vegetables.
Starter Salad -- Pear and Goat Cheese Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette
(recipe can be found in our new Cookbook Mennonite Girls Can Cook Celebrations, pg. 242)
Main course-Holubschi I used beet leaves (and used the beets in today's recipe) and also Swiss Chard leaves to roll the meat. Better known as Cabbage Rolls.
(Judy posted her Cabbage Roll recipe yesterday on the blog, and there are other Cabbage Roll recipes on the blog and in our first cookbook Mennonite Girls Can Cook, pg. 80)
Wareneki or spelt, Varenyky in Ukrainian
( recipe in our first cookbook Mennonite Girls Can Cook, pg.90, and a gluten free recipe on pg. 92)
Dessert - Blintzes or Nalysnyky in Ukrainian
(recipe in our first cookbook Mennonite Girls Can Cook, pg. 24)
(recipe on the blog)
Roasted Root Vegetables (serves 6-8)
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