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Thanksgiving Recipes

Turkey, ham, roast beast, take-out…

Every year we go through the same headaches of deciding what to cook, when to start cooking it and what to do with the leftovers (if there are any leftovers).

Here at Inner Chef, you will find recipes for brines, tips for grilling your bird, making a roast beast, ham or just about anything else you choose to serve, side dishes too! We have so many recipes for side dishes too. So enter a recipe or a word in the search engine or search by genre (entrée, dessert, side dish, etc.) and take some of the guess work out of your holiday meals.

Happy Cooking from Inner Chef!

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Docia’s Meatballs

Docia’s Meatballs


Ritz cracker crumbs

1 egg

½ tsp minced garlic

½ tsp. dried parsley

½ tsp. dried celery

1 small green bell pepper, diced

1-1/2 pounds ground beef

Milk (if mixture is dry)

Add all ingredients together and roll into tiny bite-sized meatballs.

Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. What you don’t use can be frozen after they are baked.


8 oz. blackberry jelly

1 jar Chili Sauce (size of cocktail sauce)

Put ingredients in a slow cooker and stir. Add meatballs and stir occasionally. Simmer 1 hour.

Chef’s Note: You can find the recipe for the Mac & Cheese under “Lisa’s Baked Mac & Cheese”