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Thanksgiving is the biggest holiday of the year that is food-related. The holiday provides the chance to be creative and experimental in your food preparation to entice your family, friends, and visitors to visit apartment near Culver City. 

Thanksgiving is the ultimate cheat day for food; there is no limit to the quantity in our eyes. It is a day to prepare dishes you’ve been longing for all year; the traditional dishes that, over time, have found their permanent home on the Thanksgiving menu. Roasted turkey, pumpkin pie, and sweet potato casserole with marshmallows are familiar Thanksgiving dishes, but there are endless sides and variations you can test out. Variations include grilled herbed chicken, potato foil packs, flaky buttermilk biscuits, and garlic herb mashed potatoes. 

Here are some delicious Thanksgiving dishes to prepare this month in your Upper Ivy Luxury Apartments.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows



4 large sweet potatoes (1 1/2 to 2 pounds), peeled and cubed, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 large eggs, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 4 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 10 ounces miniature marshmallows


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9×13 pan or 3-quart casserole dish.
  • Fill a large pot with water. Bring to a boil. Add cubed sweet potatoes. Return to a boil and reduce heat to low. Simmer sweet potatoes until tender (15-20 minutes). Drain.
  • Meanwhile, mix sugar, eggs, salt, butter, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl. Add in cooked sweet potatoes and use a hand mixer to mix until smooth.
  • Transfer to the prepared baking dish and smooth it out into an even layer. Top with miniature marshmallows.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until marshmallows are toasted and golden brown.

Sweet potato casserole with Marshmallows will be the perfect dish to prepare for your friends in your luxury Culver City apartment. The mashed potatoes mixed with brown sugar, butter, topped with mini marshmallows, and baked will leave your visitors wanting an extra plate of the dish.

Maple Bacon Brussel Sprouts



1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed, ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup, 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Place Brussels sprouts in a single layer in a baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and maple syrup; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon; season with salt and black pepper.
  • Roast in the preheated oven until bacon is crispy and Brussels sprouts are caramelized, 45 minutes, stirring halfway through.

The caramelized and crispy Brussel Sprouts will gain a nutty flavor from the roasting process. It is time to invite family members to your spacious Upper Ivy apartment in Ivy Station, Culver City, to enjoy the incredible dish for a fun-filled thanksgiving.

Homemade Stuffing



2 small onions diced, 4 stalks celery chopped, ⅔ cup butter, 1 ½ teaspoon poultry seasoning or ½ teaspoon ground sage, black pepper, salt to taste, 12 cups bread cubes, 3-4 cups chicken broth, 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, 1 tablespoon fresh herbs sage, thyme, rosemary


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and poultry seasoning (and rosemary if using). Cook over medium-low until tender (do not brown), about 10-12 minutes.
  • Place bread cubes in a large bowl. Add onion mixture, parsley, and fresh herbs.
  • Pour broth over the top until cubes are moist (but not soggy) and gently toss. You may not need all of the broth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place mixture in a serving dish, dot with additional butter, and cover.
  • Bake 35 minutes, uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes.

This classic traditional homemade stuffing will be the ultimate treat for guests from apartments in Los Angeles on miracle mile as you host them for Thanksgiving in your one Museum square luxury apartment.

Pumpkin Pie



1 (15 ounces) can pumpkin,1 (14 ounces) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk,2 large eggs,1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, ½ teaspoon ground ginger, ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg, ½ teaspoon salt, 1 (9 inches) unbaked pie crust


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Whisk pumpkin, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, spices, and salt in a medium bowl until smooth. Pour into crust. Bake 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F and continue baking 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted 1 inch from crust comes out clean. Cool. Garnish as desired. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.

Pumpkin pie is a classic dessert to end the perfect thanksgiving meal.

Make your neighbor’s at Upper Ivy wish they were invited to your feast with the smells of any of these Thanksgiving dishes. Tag us in your photos to let us know how you’re celebrating this holiday season.