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!


  1. I tweeted about the giveaway

  2. I like New West KnifeWorks on FB.

  3. I like you on FB.

  4. I love the Santoku Chef Knife in Flamenco! Such a pretty color!

  5. I follow you on Twitter.

  6. I need a utility knife real bad!

  7. I am an email subscriber.

  8. I LOVE you blog!

  9. following @newwestknives on twitter!

  10. following @passthesushi on twitter!

  11. i love every beautiful new west knife, but if i could have any, i would LOVE to have their hunter’s knife–fusionwood-20-line/jh-hunter/4331

    i spend a lot of time outside and will be learning to hunt this summer. it is hunting season this weekend where i live in the ozarks.

    if i had a multipurpose knife like this, i would use it for preparing meat in my own kitchen, and then bring it up to my friend’s house in the woods in north-central michigan so i can learn to prepare a deer with the proper tools.

    i would use this knife constantly. i have only one decent-quality knife – a tiny little fixed-blade 3in benchmade – and i use it CONSTANTLY. i harvest edible and medicinal plants from the woods, cut woody stems on delicious hen-of-the-woods and chicken-of-the-woods mushrooms, and honestly (being a 120lb female) find i just feel safer and better equipped to deal with life with it in my pocket.

    i’d love to have a slightly larger multipurpose knife to use in my kitchen, out and about in the woods, or for whatever comes up!

    these new west knives are gorgeous and look so well-crafted! <3

  12. You know, I just finalized my Thanksgiving menu but I’m totally saving this post for next year’s Thanksgiving! Thanks for the awesome giveaway – I just became a fan of their FB page. I could definitely use a new knife!

  13. Already liked you on Facebook

  14. And of course I’m following you on Twitter

  15. Oh and I just made some cranberry sauce cheesecake brownies – I’d love to offer you some in return for this giveaway :)

  16. I heart sharp knives. Long time,

  17. Like New West on FB

  18. I like New West Knifeworks Quality Chef Knives on Facebook (Elena Istomina)

  19. I need the Santoku Chef Knife

  20. gave their page a little like love! :) hehe

  21. liked passthesushi on fb!

  22. i follow pass the sushi on twitter!

  23. i’m subscribed to your RSS feed!

  24. my kitchen needs a Serrated Deli Utility Knife Fusionwood 2.0!

  25. I’d love the super bread knife

  26. I’m an email subscriber

  27. I liked New West Knifeworks on Facebook

  28. I need a Superbread Fusionwood 2.0 in my kitchen!

  29. I like Pass the Sushi on Facebook

  30. I liked New West Knifeworks on Facebook

  31. Heather O'Brien says:

    love new west knifeworks on fb

  32. Heather O'Brien says:

    pinned this!

  33. Heather O'Brien says:

    the santoku is beautiful

  34. Drena Paulson says:

    I liked you both on Facebook. I also signed up for an email subscription..
    The knife I would like is serrated.

  35. I now follow New West Knifeworks on Facebook

  36. I follow PasstheSushi on Facebook

  37. I really need the Utility knife

  38. I follow @passthesushi

  39. The knives really are beautiful, I think I would have liked the page even without the giveaway but with it? You bet I liked it :) Now to keep my fingers crossed. Would love a good paring knife

  40. We need the Superbread Fusionwood 2.0

  41. I’ve liked New West Knifeworks on Facebook.

  42. I’ve liked you on Facebook!

  43. I’d love their 8inch Fusionwood 2.0 Chef knife. Gorgeous, and I’ve been looking for one REALLY GOOD knife!

  44. Lia Simpson says:

    I like New Wes KnifeWorks on Facebook.

  45. Lia Simpson says:

    I like Pass the Sushi on Facebook.

  46. Lia Simpson says:

    I followed New West KnifeWorks on twitter @liasim

  47. Lia Simpson says:

    I follow Pass the Sushi on twitter @liasim

  48. Lia Simpson says:

    I tweeted about your giveaway @liasim


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