Thanksgiving Recipes and a New West Knife Works Giveaway

Still struggling with your Thanksgiving menu? Are you a slacker like myself who hasn’t even begun to clean the house or grocery shop yet? Waiting til the last minute to have a major panic attack? Well, sit some wine (or a shot of tequila, I don’t judge) and take a look at these delicious options from around the web. Maybe they will inspire you and a some classics from the PtS kitchen as well.

Thanksgiving Recipes!


Stuffed Mushrooms – Brown Eyed Baker 

Reuben Dip – Simply Gourmet

Olive Garden Copycat Spinach Dip 

Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, Apple & Gruyere Bites – Table for Two 


Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad – The Skinny Chick Can Bake 

Roasted Cauliflower – Closet Cooking 

Green Bean Casserole 

Green Bean Casserole – How Sweet It Is 

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes and Green Bean Casserole 

 Mashed Potatoes – Picture Perfect Meals 

Lightened Up Three Cheese Macaroni 

Whipped Sweet Potatoes – Rikki Snyder Photography 

Smokey Corn with Bacon – Foodie Crush

Corn Chowder Mac and Cheese 

Stuffing Muffins – A Spicy Perspective 

Sausage and Cornbread Stuffing

Cranberry Sauce – Liv Life 

Crescent Rolls – Fake Ginger  

 Scoop and Bake Dinner Rolls 


Rustic Pear Tart

Cranberry-Cherry Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

Brown Butter Pecan Tart 

And is there a better tool to have at your disposal on Thanksgiving than a good knife? Simple answer. No.

The kind people at New West KnifeWorks sent me a shiny new Petty Utility Knife Fusionwood 2.0 to test out in my own kitchen. I have only had it a few days, but darned if it isn’t currently the sharpest blade in my kitchen. Trust me, I was almost dumb enough to go all Sleeping Beauty on it. This little knife chops through tomatoes and apples so smoothly (tomato skins annoy the heck out of me!) and makes quick work out of carrots and celery. The rainbow colors make it stand out against my other knives and is beautiful as a display pieces for cheeseboards (make your guests sign a disclaimer before letting them use it. No lawsuits here). On top of beautiful design, New West knives are all 100% made in America, in Wyoming, out of fushionwood and CPM S35VN Steel. Not to mention these super sharp bad boys come with an adorable leather cover and a lifetime warranty.

Enter to win a New West KnifeWorks Petty Utility Knife 

Go check out the New West KnifeWorks Facebook page and give their new page a little like love. Pop back on over here and let me know you did. 

Earn Extra Points by doing the following:

Leave an additional comment and link to each of your entries below. Winner will be picked at random. 

Entries accepted through November 24th at Midnight EST. Winner will be contacted on 11/29/12.

 Also, check out the killer Holiday Knife Giveaway New West has going on over at their facebook page. Might as well enter to win something there too!

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  1. says

    I liked their page – I always love the colors of their knives, so fun and pretty. As for Thanksgiving, thankfully I am traveling for the holiday, but I still want to bring something. But it has to survive a 10 hour drive.

  2. Mike Wascher says

    Let me know which knife looks most needed in your kitchen: I really need a bread knife, a BIG one. I hate gloppy, gooey, mass-produced bread. I hate pre-sliced bread, I want my bread as fresh as possible. The bread knife I have is long, cuts well, but is so wide & aggressivly serated that it produces an amazing quantity of crumbs with every slice.

    Oops … I duplicated the “Subscribing to my RSS Feed” … no way to delete?! I’m NOT trying to cheat. Really!

  3. Aneesa says

    As for the general flattery…Your website is the coolest, awesomest, bestest foodie cyber spot in the world. If you pick me, I will feed your inner fat kid with cookies and pies and cakes and muffins and any other delicious goodies you so desire!

  4. Jan says

    I actually subscribed to you before I even saw the giveaway! I like how you can see a picture of every recipe in one spot!

  5. Sallie says

    Honestly, I need all of them :) We currently have 3 small knives from Ikea and one big one from…wait for it….a dollar store. We traveled for most of the year for a long time, so we’re just now getting settled and getting to buying normal household things. Knives are top of the list.

  6. says

    The aesthetics of this knife made me stop what I was doing…and has me clicking like a maniac on photos, facebook, twitter, pinterest…well, you know. Seriously, beautiful….Oh…and yes…I did like them on facebook.

    • says

      I almost forgot about the flattery and bribes! Sorry! 😀 Truly, I was linked to your site in an interest to learn more about the knives, but it really is beautiful. In fact, I kept searching around to try to figure out what webhost you use. I’ve just been testing out the “food blog” waters and have decided to get serious and do this. Love the design and graphics. I’m looking forward to reading your posts. Great to have found you!

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