The Perfect Hot Breakfast to Start Your Thanksgiving Day

Let us take you for a moment to your kitchen on Thanksgiving morning…

Picture it: You’re busy in the kitchen. The menu is set and preparations are underway: turkey, potatoes, stuffing, vegetables… you’re peeling, seasoning, mixing, measuring… and in the midst of all this, your family sits down to a hearty breakfast of eggs, potatoes, and bacon.

It fuels you up and powers you through the morning so that you can get the holiday dinner on the table in spectacular fashion and with a smile on your face.

Sound impossible? It’s not!

With just a little bit of pre-planning, you can have a delicious breakfast that will tide your family over as they wait for the main event. This make-ahead casserole goes into your slow-cooker the night before. Then you wake up to a deliciously smoky, cheesy, hearty breakfast to get Thanksgiving Day off to a great start!

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Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole

We’ve tried this recipe from All Kinds of Yumm and adapted it to put our own spin on it. Our Cottage Bacon and Bittersweet Herb Farm Smoked Onion Seasoning add a delicious smokiness to this breakfast casserole—it fills the whole house with a wonderful aroma.

Prepare this the night before and start the slow-cooker right before you go to bed. It’s best if you have a digital slow-cooker that you can program to cook at just the right time or that will switch to “keep warm” mode once the cooking time is complete.

For the complete recipe, click here.


Do you enjoy a hot breakfast on Thanksgiving? Do you have a holiday breakfast or brunch tradition?