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Various Thanksgiving Pies

Thanksgiving is here and it’s the time when people get together and have a meal together! Family, friends, or a combination of both will be coming together to celebrate around food and drink, so you should make sure the food one the table is delicious! In this week’s Sunset Palms Blog, we’ve got a few recipes we’d love to share with you to make your Thanksgiving extra special! We hope you enjoy this short list of side dishes you should try out the next time you invite some friends and family over to your Hollywood, FL apartment.

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

  • 5 pounds medium russet potatoes, peeled

  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half, heated

  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 1 cup sour cream 

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 


Mashed potatoes are a Thanksgiving staple, so don’t go without it! This recipe is simple enough that you only need a handful of ingredients and an instant pot! Try it before Thanksgiving comes so you can impress!

Creamed Corn Cornbread

  • 2 cups yellow cornmeal

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup creamed corn

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil


Cornbread is as good as side dishes get, but it gets even better with the addition of creamed corn! Check out this recipe and make it for all of your Thanksgiving guests to share (and some for the day after).

Roasted Sweet Potato with Honey and Cinnamon

  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling potatoes after cooked

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Bite into the sweet goodness of sweet potatoes seasoned with honey and cinnamon with this recipe. It’s a fun Thanksgiving side dish that even the kids will enjoy!


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