The price of a Thanksgiving meal for 10 people costs an average of $46.90 this year, down about $2 from the 2019 price of $48.91 , as calculated by the American Farm Bureau Federation.
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) 35th annual survey, the average cost of a Thanksgiving feast for 10 people totaled $46.90, down $2.01 from $48.91 in 2019, when the tally was up one cent from the previous year.
26 Favorite Dirt-Cheap Meals Sticky rice, vegetables, and soy sauce. Black beans and rice. Egg and black bean burritos. Grilled cheese and tomato soup. Spaghetti with homemade marinara. Ham, white beans, and cornbread. Homemade stovetop mac n’ cheese. Oatmeal and banana.
What is served at a traditional Thanksgiving dinner ? A traditional Thanksgiving dinner consists of roast turkey, turkey stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.
AFBF’s 35th annual informal national price survey found the average national cost of this year’s feast is $46.90, about $2 less than New York’s number. More information on the national survey can be found at www.fb.org.
How to Eat as Much as Possible on Thanksgiving Don’t skip breakfast. You’ll eat too fast if you go in starving. Go for a brisk walk right before dinner. Take a few deep breaths before you start eating . Start out with carbs, like stuffing and mashed potatoes. Don’t eat any vegetables. Take a break and go for another walk.
Friendly reminder, though: Costco is not open on Thanksgiving ! Costco also has an option for that. These turkey dinners ring in at just $2.99 per pound, and they include turkey breast, Yukon Gold potatoes, cranberry sauce, green beans with butter, turkey gravy, and herbed stuffing.
The Heat n’ Serve Holiday Family Meal To-Go serves 10 people and costs $109.99, which comes out to a little more than $10 per person. It features two turkey breasts, cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, sweet yeast rolls, a pumpkin pie, and a pecan pie.
Four Tricks to Keep Your Food Spending at $50 a Week It’s All About the Cash. Using cash — only cash — is one of the best ways to make this severe grocery budget work. Forget the Packaged Items. You pay a premium for packaged items like meals in a bag, fruit snacks, pre-sliced produce, chips, or even steamed vegetables. Plan It Out. Lose the Meat.
44 Recipes That Will Feed A Crowd on A Budget Tater Tot Nachos. Potluck Tabbouleh with Feta. Slow Cooker Curried Lentils with Pistachios. Gray Poupon Ham & Cheese Rollups. Slow Cooker Apple Chai for a Crowd . Ultimate Party Meatballs. Sweet & Spicy Chicken. Chicken Over Rice.
15 Meals You Can Make For Under $5 8 Chicken Yakisoba. 9 Cheeseburger Quesadillas. 10 Microwave Macaroni And Cheese. 11 Margherita French Bread Pizzas. 12 Black Bean Soup. 13 Chicken Pot Pie Fettuccine. 14 Poor Man’s Stew. Via: themagicalslowcooker.com. 15 Slow Cooker Chili Mac. Via: 5dollardinners.com.
The Earlier the Better. I’m all for Thanksgiving dining earlier – it can be 2 p.m., 3 p.m. or even 5 p.m. in your home, but should certainly start earlier than your usual 7 or 8 p.m. dinner .
Main Course: Butter-and-Herb Roast Turkey. Buttermilk Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage. Leek and Potato Gratin. Green Bean Salad with Red Onions. Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Roasted Chestnuts. Sweet Potatoes with Ancho-Maple Glaze. Cranberry and Dried-Cherry Sauce. Pumpkin Cheese Bread.
If you and your boyfriend weren’t in charge of food prep, it’s nice to bring a small and thoughtful gift. A bottle of wine, flowers, or maybe an additional dessert will suffice, just enough to show your appreciation (and that you have some home training).