It wouldn’t be a Waxing Kara Thanksgiving if everything on the menu didn’t feature Eastern Shore Honey! Honey is the perfect way to tie all the bits of your Thanksgiving Feast together-it’s equally fantastic in both sweet and savory dishes, giving richness to anything you can concoct.
To celebrate autumn and Thanksgiving, we’d like to share with you our favorite bee-inspired dishes. While we can’t say that these are all simple, what’s Thanksgiving if there isn’t at least a little hassle in the kitchen? All joking aside, enjoy this Bee Inspired Thanksgiving Feast!
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Mulled Wine is a warm, spicy drink that captures all of the flavors of fall. A perfect way to start off your dinner!
Make a batch of our Spicy Honey Nut Mix to keep on your table for snacking. It’s a healthy alternative to chips and other prepackaged snacks that you won’t feel guilty about munching on.
Eastern Shore Cornbread served with honey butter is a great addition to your feast. Our cornbread is sweet, rich, and oh so decadent.
Acorn Squash Salad can be made as a hearty side, and there’s so much room to play with what you toss together! Try adding dried cranberries or roasted turkey to make it a whole meal.
Healthy Slaw is a perfectly crunchy side dish, and it’s not packed with calories or fats like traditional slaws!
Honey Cranberry Relish is surprisingly simple to make. Prepare it a day or two ahead of your feast to take a little pressure off of the rest of your cooking!
A variation from the boring sweet potato casseroles that dominate the fall, our Twice Baked Sweet Potato with Honey is a yummy, customizable addition to your Thanksgiving table.
Honey Glazed Roasted Butternut Squash is an exciting break from the plain-Jane traditional squash. Sweet and savory, our Eastern Shore Honey adds a delicious glaze to this perennial favorite.
Honey Mustard Roasted Carrots are bright and colorful. Why not toss in some parsnips, beets, or squash too?
Bourbon Honey Pumpkin Pie is a spin on everyone’s favorite fall treat. With a little bit of elbow grease, you can have a slice of homemade pumpkin pie for your dessert.
Honey Pecan Pie is rich and oh-so sweet. It’s like a little piece of the south brought right to your table!
If you’re avoiding dairy, this Pumpkin Soufflé is for you! Light and fluffy, and perfect for your Thanksgiving feast.