How to Dress Up a Store-Bought Thanksgiving

Sometimes you need to serve a few store-bought items (with a little homemade touch) to save time at your turkey day feast.
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Go ahead, we won’t judge — sometimes you need to serve a few store-bought items at your feast. And why not? A few of these dishes can save you a ton of time on turkey day. But just in case you want to add a little homemade flair to an otherwise purchased item, these simple touches are just as easy as tossing the item into your shopping cart.

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Dinner rolls, even the packaged ones, take on a whole new flavor profile with the simple addition of melted butter and flaky sea salt.

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Brush the top of store-bought mashed potatoes with extra virgin olive oil or butter and sprinkle with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

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Just before serving your warmed-up green beans, top them with toasted breadcrumbs or any crispy topping.

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