Menu And Shopping List



With this menu and shopping list you can make dinner for 24 guests, two of each.....carrot, broccoli, green bean salads, mashed potatoes and cranapple pies, one large caesar salad, and christmas pudding.

Do not forget to check your table cloths, to see if they are in need of ironing, and napkins too whether using fabric or paper.

When making your menu and shopping list remember any special needs of your guests, like health issues.

The cranapple pie can be made the day before just cool and refrigerate, next day make the meringue topping bake for 10-12 minutes.

You should always try to keep your kitchen and cupboards organized to help you work more efficiently.



Menu and Shopping List

  • Turkey with Stuffing & Gravy

  • Mashed Potatoes

  • Carrot & Broccoli Salad

  • Green Beans With Pecans & Cranberries

  • Caesar Salad

  • Rolls

  • Desserts

  • Carrot Pudding

  • Cranapple Pie

  • Fruit Tray

  • Punch– Tea–Coffee & Water


    Shopping List

    Produce:

  • 15 pounds.......Potatoes
  • 7 pounds.......Carrots
  • 1 ...................Sweet Green Pepper
  • 1 ...................Red Onion
  • 4 pounds ......Green Beans
  • 4 bunches .....Broccoli
  • 5 ...................Romaine Lettuce
  • 2 stalks ........Green Onions
  • 2 medium ....Onions
  • 1 bunch .......Celery
  • 1 pound .......Red Grapes
  • 1 pound .......Apples
  • 1 bag ...........Orange (optional)


    Poultry:

  • 25 pound ......Turkey


    Refrigerated or Frozen

  • 1 bag ...........Fresh or Frozen Cranberries
  • 2 pkg ...........Cream Cheese
  • 2 pound .......Butter
  • 1 pound .......Margarine
  • 1 dozen ........Eggs
  • 8 frozen Juices
  • 2 bottles Lime or Ginger Ale Pop
  • 1 box ............Creamer or Milk
  • 1 Fruit Tray
  • 2 frozen.........Pie Crust


    Packages & Cans etc:

  • 1 Pkg.............Raisins (15 ounces)
  • 1 pkg ..............Currents (15 ounces)
  • 1 pound ..........Brown Sugar
  • ½ pound .........Dried Cranberries
  • 1 box ..............Molasses ( black sap)
  • 1 can ..............Tomato Soup
  • 1 small ............Bottle Honey
  • 1 pound ..........Pecans (chopped)
  • 1 bottle ...........Caesar Salad Dressing
  • 1 pkg ..............Curry ( Jamaican)
  • 1 box ..............Knorr Chicken Bouillon Cubes
  • 1 pkg ..............Poultry or Sage Spices
  • 1 pkg ..............Onion Salt
  • 1 pkg ..............Onion Powder
  • 1 pkg ..............All spice
  • 1 pkg ..............Bacon Bits
  • 1 bottle ...........Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 pound ..........Croutons
  • 3 dozen ...........Dinner Rolls
  • 2 loves ............Bread (day old for stuffing)
  • 2 large pkg ......Stuffing(if not making your own)
  • 1 can ...............Coffee
  • 1 box ..............Tea
  • 1 case .............Water


    You should have these Staples in your Cupboard

  • Vinegar
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Lemon Juice
  • Mayonnaise
  • Flour
  • Baking Soda
  • Cornstarch
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Sugar
  • Cranberry Sauce



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