Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you were searching for a few new Thanksgiving ag recipes to try this year, look no further.

The Thanksgiving holiday is all about being thankful for family and friends and gathering around the table to celebrate the year’s harvest. It’s the best time of the year to try out a few new Thanksgiving ag recipes that showcase traditional harvest time commodities like turkey and sweet potatoes. Let one of the recipes bellows grace your Thanksgiving table this year.

Turkey with Apple Pan Drippings

This specialty out of North Carolina is sure to create ‘oohs and ahs’ as the main course is brought to the table. Turkey and poultry production is a big part of North Carolina’s agriculture industry, and the state ranks third in the nation in poultry farming.

The recipe calls for a turkey to roast over several Granny Smith Apples, apple cider, and apple cider vinegar in a turkey oven bag. The turkey is imbued with the tangy apple flavor. Watch the video for this recipe here.

Sunshine Sweet Potatoes

Potatoes are a mainstay of the Thanksgiving table, and the range of delectable Thanksgiving ag recipes featuring sweet potatoes and regular potatoes are endless. Florida farmers grow a wide array of crops, and sweet potatoes are one of them. This recipe features sweet potatoes and a few other noteworthy crops from The Sunshine State, including orange juice, orange zest, honey, sugar, and pecans. Find the recipe here.

Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut squash has been part of the Thanksgiving tradition for a long time. If you’re wanting to try new Thanksgiving ag recipes, but don’t know where to start, this recipe will do the trick.

Squash is grown extensively in Tennessee, and this recipe offers a Thanksgiving spin on a classic dish. It calls for butternut squash, vegetables, and rice. It creates a savory dish that everyone will enjoy. Find this recipe here.

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