The glow of a warm, inviting home filled with loved ones and friends. A beautifully set table with sparkling stems, harvest-hued floral textures and wonderful linens. People bustling about in the kitchen, whipping together traditional favorites and incorporating their own personal touches - we can almost smell the turkey now. Thanksgiving is arguably one of the key holidays for showcasing your entertaining prowess. Here’s our guide to Thanksgiving essentials in the Twin Cities.
Set Your Thanksgiving Style - Use invitations and placecards from Epitome Papers or Paperista in Edina - they have an extensive selection of fine papers for your get-together. Scout out beautiful serving dishes at Ampersand and Style Minneapolis as well.
Centerpiece and Floral Lovelies - Spruce in south Minneapolis designs beautiful one-of-a-kind creations that will bring natural beauty and color to any Thanksgiving soiree.
The Perfect Pairing - Turn to Chuck at Solo Vino on Cathedral Hill in St. Paul - he and his team will point you in the right direction on what wine will best compliment your turkey and pumpkin pie. And for beer lovers, Jason at the The Four Firkins in St. Louis Park will provide you with specialty and craft beer. Check out Dara’s recommendations in Bon Appetit Magazine.
Turkey 101 - For an easy yet gourmet option pop into the Golden Fig on Grand Avenue in St. Paul and pick up the Turkey 101 Kit that includes all the spices, herbs and fixings for whipping up a turkey that your guests won’t soon forget.
Sweet Ending - Don’t worry, we didn’t neglect the key element to your dinner… dessert! Patisserie 46, Cocoa & Fig or the Salty Tart offer beautiful and delectable pastries and pumpkin options to put the exclamation point on your Thanksgiving soiree.