Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas

Do you need a few last minute ideas for Thanksgiving? Here’s some advice from Mrs. Schwalk’s first grade students: “If I was in Charge of Thanksgiving…

I would get all the ingredients from Publix. It would cost maybe $132 dollars-that’s how much it costs my mom.  Then, I would start cooking! I would take off the bag from the turkey, then I would put it in a giant bowl and put the stuffing in it and bake it for 10-13 minutes.  I would take it out and let it cool for 10 minutes. Then, I would make the blueberry pie-my favorite. I would serve all of this with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes with gravy and green beans.  I might also use corn too! – Quinn

I would go to Publix and go to the meat aisle-aisle 8.  I would get a turkey for $12. Then, I would go back home and make the turkey by putting it in the oven for 20 minutes.  I would cut it and put it on everyone’s plate. I would put plates on the table and give everyone a plate. We would say the prayer and eat it.  I would just have turkey with jelly for dessert. – Kinley

I would make my sister drive me to the market.  I would make her help me find the turkey and pay for it with my $50 dollar bill.  After we got home, I would put the turkey in a medium hot oven for 30 minutes. Then, I would cut it and eat it.  I would also make green beans, strawberries, cheese and ice cream, cupcakes and cake for dessert. – Ali

If we had chicken in the fridge, we would just have that.  I would heat it up in the oven for probably 100 seconds. I would put some salt and a little pepper on it.  After that, I would make my special recipe of potatoes. I would cut the potatoes and put oil on them. I would also put some seasoning on the potatoes.  I would also make cut up tomatoes with vinegar and pepper and mix it up. We would also have salad. We would eat that for Thanksgiving! -Emily

I would get a bunch of pumpkin pies and apple pies and a great big turkey from Publix.  I have $20 to pay for this-actually I have way more money than this. I would use the oven at 100 degrees and cook it for 10 minutes.  I would serve it on a plate and have a pie cutter for the pie. I might also bring blueberry cobbler and some of my dad’s pork. – Walter

I would go in the woods with a gun and shoot a turkey.  Then, I would take it home and put it in the oven. The oven would be a little hot and I would leave it in for 5 minutes.  After that, I would eat it. I would eat it with corn, mashed potatoes, broccoli and Pepsi. – Daniel

I would go buy cooking gloves then I would try to see if there was some turkeys at the store.  If I had enough money, like $5, I would buy it. Then, I would take the turkey home and I would open it because it’s usually in a bag.  I would look in a cookbook to see how to make it. I would put it in the oven for a couple of hours. Then, I would put it on little trays and put them on tables.  I would make carrots, rice and a turkey cake for dessert. – Ava

I would go to Publix and buy a turkey if they had one.  It would cost $10. I would bring it home and cook it. I would cook it in the oven for 20 minutes.  The oven would be really hot. When it’s done, I would take it out and let it cool down for 6 minutes.  I would get mint jelly to go with it and some rolls. I would have a cake for dessert.- Mariana

I would bake cupcakes, cookies and turkey.  For the turkey, I would put it in the oven for 30 minutes.  The oven would be 200 degrees. There would also be mac and cheese and that’s all. – Kaiden

I would go to Publix and I would buy a turkey for $55 dollars.  I would get some BBQ sauce for $5. I need one more thing-Coke. Then, I will go home and cook the turkey in the smoker for probably 25 minutes.  Then, I would put fake grass around it and I’ll put the BBQ sauce in a bowl and invite my friends over. Then, we’ll feast, and feast, and feast! – Dylan

I would get a turkey from the store.  It would cost $11. I would cook it at home on the stove.  The stove would be 10 degrees and I would cook it for 10 minutes.  After I took it out, I would cut it for everyone. I would have salad and some desserts like maybe cake.  – Maddie

I would go to Publix and get the things I needed.  Then, at home, I would make dinner. I would make turkey by putting it in the oven for 10 minutes.  I would make broccoli to go with it. I would make pumpkin pie by getting a pie at the store and heat it up. I would take the all of it out of the oven and serve it to my family. – Molly

I would go to Trader’s Joes and buy some turkey for hopefully just $20 because that’s all I have.  Then, I would buy some marinade. I would take it home and cook it on my dad’s Green Egg. I would put marinade on it and cook it for 2 days at 2000 degrees.  Then, let it cool for 20 hours. I would need to put more herbs on it. I would cut it and sit it on a plate until the rest of my family comes. While I am waiting, I would cook the dessert-pecan pie. -Isaac

I would go hunting for a turkey.  Then, I’ll have to put it in the oven for 20 minutes.  The oven would be 20 degrees. I would make the turkey sweeter and spicy with seasoning.  I would serve it with brownies, cranberry sauce and strawberries.” – Brooks

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