Pacific Northwest Inspired Thanksgiving Menu


Thanksgiving may look a little different this year! Even if you’re getting together with fewer folks than usual, this holiday still deserves a special meal. Whether you’re cooking the “traditional” meal or feel like mixing things up, Sasquatch Books has you covered with delicious Thanksgiving menus from our popular cookbooks and authors. We will share a menu each week leading up to the holiday. Next on our list is a Pacific Northwest inspired menu featuring cookbooks A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus, The Salmon Sisters, Fire & Wine, and Simple Fruit.

Pacific Northwest Inspired Thanksgiving Menu

Salmon Sisters Smoked Salmon Spread

Nothing says Pacific Northwest cuisine like smoked salmon. Kick off your meal with this flavorful smoked salmon spread on toasted crostini!

Photograph by Brian Grobleski

Fire & Wine Grilled Cedar Plank Brie and Strawberry Balsamic Glaze

Who doesn’t love a baked brie? This recipe uses a cedar plank to infuse sweet smoke that perfectly compliments the creamy cheese and rich berry glaze.

Photograph by Dina Avila

A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus Standing Rib Roast with Horseradish Cream

Switch things up this year with a delicious Rib Roast. This recipe uses simple ingredients and is less time consuming than the turkey.

Photograph by Jim Henkens

Fire & Wine Truffle Potato Gratin

This recipe for Potato Gratin is elevated by adding a little truffle. Your guests will enjoy this indulgent side.

Photograph by Dina Avila

Simple Fruit Cranberry Walnut Pie

This delicious pie uses tart, seasonal cranberries and is a great way to incorporate traditional cranberry flavors into your Thanksgiving menu without having to make the sauce!

Photograph by Charity Burggraaf

A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus, The Salmon Sisters, Fire & Wine, and Simple FruitΒ are available at a bookstore near you!