Get Thanksgiving Feast-Ready With FreshDirect From Harlem To Hollis

We could all use some help putting together the finishing touches around the holidays.

So we’ll give you a leg up with these holiday hacks, like pre-cooked sides, that let Thanksgiving come together in 3-2-1.

  • FreshDirect Almost Perfect Mashed Potatoes: These potatoes are whipped until they’re light and fluffy, then whisked with milk and butter to make a smooth, rich side dish. Mashers go well with everything, but they’re especially delicious topped with gravy. Only your mom makes a better bowl of spuds.
  • FreshDirect Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing: Isn’t Thanksgiving just an excuse to eat stuffing? Sure, we play along with the rest of the meal, but our hearts (and forks) are really in it for that steaming-hot bowl of starchy, savory comfort. This satisfying version of the American classic includes our favorite stuff: tender cornbread cubes, sweet sausage, richly roasted vegetables, pecans and a sprinkle of herbs.
  • FreshDirect Creamed Spinach: We think our delicious creamed spinach deserves a spot in the side-dish hall of heroes. Filled with lots of tasty spinach cooked down with butter, whole milk and sour cream (pure decadence, really), we top this savory side with a sprinkle of parmesan and a hint of lemon zest to really push it over the top. Absolutely versatile and almost universally loved, this dish is sure to get a warm welcome alongside your holiday bird.
  • FreshDirect Mike’s Hot Honey Carrots: Every holiday table needs a great vegetable side and this one truly hits the mark. We take bias-cut carrots and glaze them with Mike’s Hot Honey, which adds just a hint of tantalizing heat. We roast them until they’re tender but still have a satisfying bite and toss them with parsley for an herbaceous finish.
  • FreshDirect Caramelized Onion, Apple and Sage Stuffing: This is a classic savory-sweet stuffing made just the way you know and love. We start with pieces of white bread, then mix them with caramelized onions, celery, Granny Smith apples, and sage. A little bit of vegetable stock and butter is added for moisture and flavor. Your holiday feast just isn’t complete without this traditional side!

Don’t forget to check out FreshDirect’s current promotion: Get $50 off Your First Order of $99+ with code FRESH8! Offer valid through 12/20.

Get Thanksgiving Feast-Ready with FreshDirect!

You can also donate to New York Common Pantry to help fight food insecurity for families across the city with your next FreshDirect order. Visit http://nycommonpantry.org/ to donate directly.

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