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11 Easy Recipes For Friendsgiving In Your College Dorm

Recipes that are quick/easy/cheap and probably won’t start a fire in your building.

1. Pan-Seared Turkey Cutlets

The communal oven isn’t the best place to leave a full turkey for 2-3 hours, plus it’s a LOT of work. Save the traditional process for when you don’t have papers to write and make these quick and super easy turkey cutlets instead!

Recipe here.

2. No-Drippings Gravy

Most gravy requires the drippings from the turkey you just made, but if you followed the recipe above, you can still make gravy by using broth and soy sauce.
Recipe here.

3. No Mixer Garlic Mashed Potatoes

No need to resort to the boxed stuff. Just buy a potato masher and you’re pretty much all set!
Recipe here.

4. Green Beans With Almonds and Thyme

Who says you need to struggle with recreating your mom’s casserole? This recipe is super quick and proves that all green beans need is a little seasoning.
Recipe here.

5. Canned Sweet Potato Casserole

Only 35 minutes in the oven and the ingredients won’t be hard to whisk together. Top with marshmallows if desired.
Recipe here.

6. Cornbread

Better than the box and hardly any work.
Recipe here.

7. Cranberry Sauce

This one’s not tough to begin with, but, as the recipe title suggests, it’s “quick and easy”.
Recipe here.

8. Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips and Brussel Sprouts

Roast a bunch of vegetables for (again) 35 minutes. Easy and you’ll impress everyone.
Recipe here.

9. Biscuits

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You mix things and bake for 12 minutes. If you’re doing a potluck, volunteer for this one.
Recipe here.

10. Maple Glazed Squash

So basic, and yet so fancy!
Recipe here.

11. Pecan-Pumpkin Pie

Also only 35 minutes and made super easy with Pillsbury dough and canned pumpkin. And you can just buy the ice cream to put on top.
Recipe here.

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