Trisha Yearwood is super organized and her Thanksgiving festivities are no different. To keep this holiday as stress-free as possible, she's making an array of make-ahead dishes that are perfect to hold and heat up on Thanksgiving Day. There's even a slow-cooker sweet treat to send everyone home with for the next day's breakfast!
Trisha Yearwood and her sister Beth get creative with their Thanksgiving leftovers. No other holiday provides such a wealth of odds and ends like Thanksgiving, so Trisha has come up with some fun and inventive recipes to give her leftover pumpkin, greens, turkey, cranberry sauce and more another shot!
After three years of touring, Trisha Yearwood takes some time to reflect on the experiences she's shared with her Glam Squad, and she shows her thanks by making some small bites perfect for entertaining. Her menu includes Artichoke Parmesan Crostini, Italian Pimiento Cheese Endive Cups and Prosciutto and Fig Flatbread. As they enjoy Upside Down Mushroom Tartlets and Grilled Steak Skewers with Horseradish Sauce, Trisha and her Squad laugh and cheer at photos from old album covers and magazine shoots. Plus, some epic outfits make their way out of the closet for one last appearance.
Trisha Yearwood and her friends are getting dressed up to celebrate the holidays, but have they been naughty or nice? They play up the contrast in everything from their wardrobe to Fallen Angel Cocktails to Trisha's menu of Spicy Meatballs with Sweet Tomato Chutney, a Duo of Naughty and Nice Dips, Deviled Ham Finger Sandwiches and a Spicy or Sweet Dark Chocolate-Filled Angel Food Cupcake Tower. In the end, everyone gathers around to sing a Christmas carol.
Trisha Yearwood and her sister, Beth, are exploring some family history and recipes that go beyond their Southern heritage. The sisters cook their own versions of traditional English, Irish and Scottish recipes while reminiscing about their trip to England and the cool things they learned about their ancestors. Their menu, which has a Southern spin, includes Savory Cheddar, Tomato and Herb Popovers, Cast Iron Roast Beef with Veggies and Sauce, Braised Red Cabbage, Apples and Bacon and, finally, Homemade Raspberry Shortcake.
During the winter months, Trisha Yearwood loves to settle in by the fire and hang with her best gal pals, Beth, Glenda and Julie. She invites her friends over for a cozy weekend and treats them to Easy Cheese Danish, comforting Wild Mushroom Soup with Creme Fraiche, Inside Out Gooey Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Carrot Fries. The ladies sip Homemade White Cardamom Hot Chocolate with Chocolate-Covered Marshmallows as Beth knits, Trisha crochets and they all enjoy each other's company.
Trisha Yearwood loves a good brunch, so she's preparing a spread that features a twist on brunch classics. She makes Muffin Tin Veggie Baked Eggs with Roasted Red Pepper, Kale and Scallions, plus Fried Chicken and Cornmeal Pancakes and Black Pepper Bacon. For something sweet, she whips up Pecan and Spiced Honey Fruit Salad. Trisha tops off her brunch with some inspirational music as she's joined by her backup singers, The Wall of Sound.
Spending three years on tour left Trisha Yearwood without her own garden, so she decided to sign up for a CSA box. Trisha loves fresh produce but can't always grow it herself, so the box is a perfect way to keep her on track and support local farmers. She's playing around with healthy recipes to feature the box contents, like Winter Ratatouille, Shrimp and Veggie Parchment Pouches and Farro with Caramelized Veggies. For a sweet finish, she makes Roasted Pears with honey herb yogurt.
Trisha Yearwood is wining and dining her friends who are visiting from Las Vegas. They're headed to Arrington Vineyards, co-owned by Trisha's friend, country singer Kix Brooks, and Trisha makes a picnic of Roasted Beet and Dill Dip, Pasta Salad with dried apricots, walnuts, radicchio and a lemon honey dressing, Balsamic Chicken Lettuce Cups and Olive Oil Grape Cake. Kix picks a few bottles of wine that will go great in Trisha's White Quick Sangria, and he and Trisha sing a country duet.
Trisha Yearwood loves to support her local community, so she stops by the local firehouse to visit her buddy, Gary, and see if he and the other firefighters would enjoy a comforting meal. To feed the hungry crowd without breaking the bank, Trisha whips up some hearty, comforting crowd pleasers, including Marinated Veggie Salad, Dutch Oven Garlic Braised Beef, Smashed Red Potatoes with Herb Oil and, for a salty-sweet dessert, Bacon Potato Chip Brownies.
Trisha Yearwood takes a trip down memory lane, recreating her favorite dishes from her time on tour in the Midwest and sharing memories using her own photos and footage. A stop in Des Moines, Iowa, inspires Trisha to make Crab Rangoon Pizza Bites with dipping sauce, while Kansas City, Mo., has her turning classic barbecue into a BBQ Sandwich with Tater Wedges and a Quick Pickle. Finally, Trisha's inspired to make Key Lime Pie like she had at a steakhouse in Minneapolis.
Trisha Yearwood's good friend, Mandy, has finally made her home in Nashville. Mandy wants to throw a party in her new backyard and invite all her friends and neighbors, so Trisha is helping host the ultimate housewarming party, complete with the perfect party food. Her menu includes Chicken Wings Two Ways with Sticky Sesame and BBQ Bourbon Dipping Sauces, Veggie and Chorizo Quesadillas, Grilled Pizza on a Stick and a Rainbow Sprinkle Giant Cookie.
After completing an album of Frank Sinatra covers, Trisha Yearwood is inspired to recreate some of the crooner's favorite Italian meals with her own spin, since Ol' Blue Eyes hated garlic. Trisha sings some of her favorite Sinatra tunes while sipping Frank's favorite whiskey and water and making Prosciutto and Cantaloupe Bites with Balsamic and Black Pepper, an Arugula, Mozzarella, Roasted Red Pepper and Mint Salad, Spicy Clams Linguine with Sunday Gravy and, for dessert, Orange Chocolate Cannoli Dip.