A Whole Thanksgiving Dinner for 35 Dollars | But Cheaper

Homemade Thanksgiving dinner can definitely get pricey, but I think we can make an entire Thanksgiving meal that serves 10-15 people for 35 dollars or less.

Cody's Video: https://youtu.be/ZE7BYIuYQs4
My Pumpkin Pie: https://youtu.be/jXGQphItWxQ
My Dinner Rolls: https://youtu.be/M9le93pztbU
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Ingredients you'll need:

Turkey Ingredients -
3/4 cup (168 g) Unsalted Butter
1.5 tsp MSG
1.5 tsp Kosher Salt
3 cloves of Garlic, freshly grated

Stock -
Turkey Spine
Turkey Neck
1 Onion, roughly chopped
1 Carrot, roughly chopped
1 Rib of Celery, roughly chopped
6 Cups of Water

Cranberry Sauce Ingredients -
1 12 oz package of fresh Cranberries
1 cup (130 g) Granulated Sugar
1/2 cup (120 ml) Filtered Water
Zest and Juice of 1 Orange (Lemon)

Stuffing Ingredients -
2 Large Loaves of Bread (ideally sourdough)
Olive Oil
3/4 cup (168 g) Unsalted Butter
5 Shallots, finely diced
3 Ribs of Celery, sliced
4 cloves of Garlic, roughly chopped
Salt
Pepper
1 Tbsp (6 g) Sage, roughly chopped
1 Tbsp (4 g) Thyme, roughly chopped
1/2 cup Parsley, finely chopped
2 cups of Turkey Stock
2 Eggs

Butternut Squash Ingredients -
1 Large Butternut Squash, cubed
Salt
Pepper
Olive Oil
Vadouvan Spice Blend

Green Beans Ingredients -
1.5 lb Green Beans
Olive Oil
Salt
Pepper
Lemon Juice

Mashed Potatoes Ingredients -
2.5 lb Russet Potatoes, peeled and cubed
Water
Salt
1/2 cup Unsalted Butter
1/2 cup Whole Milk
1/3 cup Sour Cream
Pepper
Chives (optional)

Gravy Ingredients -
3.5 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
3.5 Tbsp All-Purpose Flour
2.5 cups Turkey Stock
Salt
Pepper
Fresh Chopped Herbs

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100+ comentarios:

Xiu Xiu
Xiu Xiu:
Joshua: Here's how to cook for 10 people for 35 bucks
*Makes 9 dinner rolls*
10th person: aight, imma head out
ARS_ Blaze
ARS_ Blaze:
Petition for Joshua to start a series:
" But fancier" where he remakes every food but more expensiver and fancier
Eden Land
Eden Land:
Does anyone else wanna see what his $500 to $1000 thanksgiving meal looks like, like damn show me what heaven food you make with that budget

OH MY GOODNESS 2.5k likes!!! Are you kidding me, that has never happened in my life! Thank you I feel honored! hehe😄 I kid you not dude my jaw dropped, I literally read my comment over again only to smile, giggle, and approve 😅😂 Thanks wow
Michael Graham
Michael Graham:
"you can get your turkey cheap if you get it early, there's no excuse" our excuse is that Josh posted this only a few days before Thanksgiving, it's no longer early
Aarav swamy
Aarav swamy:
In the words of uncle roger, "Msg fixes every thing"
Madison Babcock
Madison Babcock:
I would like to see you make an expensive Thanksgiving dinner...it seems insane that it could cost $1000
waht the heck
waht the heck:
josh: *uses and mentions msg*
me: *smiles in asian*
D Kubala
D Kubala:
I want to see this $500-$1000 thanksgiving meal. Asking for a friend...
Logan Sateia
Logan Sateia:
Joshua, who hasn't done the math yet: "this price right here, not bad."
Dani L
Dani L:
The fact he didn’t trim the green beans is killing me.
justlokí
justlokí:
Me, a Southeast Asian who never had Thanksgiving:


hmmM interesting
Ionatan Marta
Ionatan Marta:
He dose everything himself. Next year he is going to grow his own turkey.
If it fitz it bakes
If it fitz it bakes:
Josh: Makes dressing without cornbread
Me: gasps in southern accent
Hema Singh
Hema Singh:
Me, a West Indian who has no business worrying about thanksgiving: INTERESTING INDEED
Christopher Pham
Christopher Pham:
Since I did this for myself, I may as well pass it on in case anyone else wants to recreate this meal.

Groceries for Joshua Weissman Thanksgiving dinner

2 c + 3.5 T (448g if I calculated right + 3.5T) Unsalted Butter
Kosher Salt
Turkey
1 Onion
1 Carrot
4 Ribs of Celery
1 12 oz package of fresh Cranberries
1 cup (130g) Granulated Sugar
Zest and Juice of 1 Orange (Lemon)
2 Large Loaves of Bread (ideally sourdough)
Olive Oil
5 Shallots
7 cloves of Garlic
Salt & Pepper
1 Tbsp (6 g) Sage
1 Tbsp (4 g) Thyme
1/2 cup Parsley
2 Eggs
1 Large Butternut Squash
Vadouvan Spice Blend or curry spice, opt..
1.5 lb Green Beans
Lemon Juice
2.5 lb Russet Potatoes
1/2 cup Whole Milk
1/3 cup Sour Cream
Chives (optional)
3.5 Tbsp All-Purpose Flour
Fresh Chopped Herbs
4.5 c commercial turkey stock if you aren’t making your own

+ filtered water if you feel it’s necessary
Cody Grimes
Cody Grimes:
Binging your videos over the past month or so has reaaaally elevated my confidence in the kitchen. Also, your recipes are fucking delicious.

The whole But Better series has been a game changer for me. Reducing my cravings for fast food, saving me coinage and trimming my dad bod along the way. I'm noticing a real difference in my weight, confidence cooking, and having a lot of fun to boot. I cant thank you enough, good sir!

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Sincerely,
Chonky Boi Cody G.
Samantha Tucker
Samantha Tucker:
"You know what else is full of misleading stories about Pilgrims? B-roll." OOOOOOOOOH. Josh, you are a national treasure and not just for your cooking.
Asian Hacker
Asian Hacker:
“$500 bc we have to buy tonnes of butter” 💀
Sugawara's wife
Sugawara's wife:
Him: MSG-
_Uncle Roger is online_
LaNise Chilton
LaNise Chilton:
Josh: I easily spend 500 dollars
My cheap ass: EXCUSE ME, COME AGAIN????
PINE SHIMMER
PINE SHIMMER:
For those of you looking for MSG, you can find it at the grocery store: Accent Flavor Enhancer. Happy Thanksgiving Josh & Crew!
Pheonic
Pheonic:
"Season your turkey with salt and pepper" 😂
Bk R10
Bk R10:
I feel like this really shows you can eat well on a budget
alex_ze_awsum YT
alex_ze_awsum YT:
Lmao, my family takes the cheapest option when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner. We don't have it at all and just have a normal meal. ;-;
Wesley Leung
Wesley Leung:
Me, an Asian,watching this at 2am:
*I n t e r e s t i n g*
Santeria 318
Santeria 318:
Canned cranberry sauce is my favorite part of Thanksgiving. It's nostalgic and sentimental. Sorry not sorry!
Tracey C
Tracey C:
Stuffing goes in the turkey, Dressing “dresses” the turkey. There’s a difference...
Howard Hiser
Howard Hiser:
With the eggs added, wouldn’t the dressing/stuffing actually be a savory bread pudding?
jAyDeN lIu
jAyDeN lIu:
Day 7 of asking Josh for a series where he shows us everything that could go wrong for his recipes, especially for complicated recipes
Hey ThisIsNick
Hey ThisIsNick:
5:30
"1.5 Teaspoons of Kosher salt"
*BINGING WITH BABISH INTENSITIES*
Nate Jacob
Nate Jacob:
9:07 "He DoOoo be eating kinduh good doh." hahaha laughed out loud after drooling for 8 mins, in silence. Thanks Josh, love your channel man.
Tom Worley
Tom Worley:
MSG is not only a magic substance it contains 60% less sodium and makes a fine salt substitute. It has an unearned bad rap.
rosypink1206
rosypink1206:
**2 months in quarantine without my boyfriend**
Me: “Yeah, my mind is in the gutter.”
PixelRaiders
PixelRaiders:
Finally, I’m not in a cabinet
papi drwz
papi drwz:
Nobody
Josh: That’s the neck yea it looks weird but get your head out of the gutter
N D
N D:
"I'm going to have 10-15 people over for Christmas! Can't wait to get together with family!

COVID: hold my 2020
ashaley246
ashaley246:
Can we get a schedule for this, please? That part is so mysterious to me 🤷🏼‍♀️
Ivan Nguyen
Ivan Nguyen:
I’ve have luxury to have juicy turkey, my whole life I had dry Turkey for every thanksgiving😔
Reyna Hart
Reyna Hart:
I want to know how the hell he's spending 500-1000 dollars on Thanksgiving
Disgruntled Cashier
Disgruntled Cashier:
Is anyone gonna talk about Josh just mercing the sweet doughboi that he drew
Bonny S
Bonny S:
I just fell in love with you! That looks fantastic. I'm gonna try the turkey your way. Wish me luck.
Derple Cornucopia
Derple Cornucopia:
For those who insists "It's not stuffing unless it's in the bird," Come back when you've eaten pudding from a goat stomach.
Susan Fuhrmann
Susan Fuhrmann:
When you smacked the butternut 😂😂 - I totally got what you did there and shall forevermore smack my squash before cooking, in your honor 😂
Liz Lemon
Liz Lemon:
Josh: “There’s no way it’s fifty dollars to make thanksgiving dinner for ten people”
Me: Lol true
Josh: “it’ll be well over the five hundred dollar, thousand dollar mark”
Me: *excuse me*
lnav978
lnav978:
Hey I just wanted to personally thank you for making that Thanksgiving video. This year we did a small 3 person feast and I feel like I got to spoil my family. ❤️
J. R.
J. R.:
every time josh says "and do you know what else..." leading into b roll, I always think of muscle man from regular show
Para Bellum
Para Bellum:
Me shoving my turkey into my 700 dollar pellet grill: "35 dollars? Heh."
Ivana Moon
Ivana Moon:
Me after just finishing the thanksgiving meal my mom made me today: 👁👄👁 fascinating
Ewan Harrison
Ewan Harrison:
It's amazing that you cooked that whole dinner in under 12 minutes
PolarSquidd
PolarSquidd:
water: *no cost*
water bill: am i a joke to you
sentimenta1
sentimenta1:
petition for a new series called "but richer" where he spends the absolute most to cook simple things just for entertainment
AngelStuff3
AngelStuff3:
Ah yes. Exactly what mid 20 something me needed this week 💀
Steve Brown
Steve Brown:
I for one appreciated a single video with info on stock, gravy, and rolls in one spot. Really helped fill in some gaps for me this year
Samantha
Samantha:
Thanks to you, we had an amazing thanksgiving! Thank you! Whenever food gets a little boring at home we mix things up with a recipe from you! I would’ve never been able to cook this turkey without it coming out dry in my own but everyone loved it! 10/10 would recommend.
Nyla24
Nyla24:
He reaLLYy DO! Be cooking good tho💯 great video. Thank you :)
Amber H.
Amber H.:
Great video! I would love to see you do a video on your favorite seasonings/spices. Maybe the staples every kitchen needs along with your recommendations for not so common seasonings, and how you use them.
Aydan
Aydan:
Can u do the most expensive thanksgiving meal u can I really want to see what u can do without a budget
ME HOY ME NOY
ME HOY ME NOY:
Josh: Water - no cost

My monthly water bill: Am I a joke to you?
Peter Fitzgerald
Peter Fitzgerald:
This year mine is from the food bank - cheaper than ever!
Mig Jordan Payawal
Mig Jordan Payawal:
A Weissman once said:

MSG stands for "Makes Sh*t Good."
MEME DOG
MEME DOG:
"you can buy it for less than 50 $ , and that is tjffuf.."
MistressKuroko
MistressKuroko:
WHY sooo much salt!? I can feel the hypertension from here! 🤕
Weather Report
Weather Report:
A good portion of the comments are essentially “I almost spent about [sum of money], but then I watched this video. Thanks daddy” and it’s great
Mando B
Mando B:
wish Youtube had recommended me this video/channel way sooner!!
Megan L'Abbe
Megan L'Abbe:
I'm so happy I found you scrolling through tik tok one day. You're filling the BA void in my heart!
Deoidre LewisZX75
Deoidre LewisZX75:
Of course Uncle Roger popped in my head when he said MSG
Your daily dose of Gaming
Your daily dose of Gaming:
Uncle roger: OMG,he uses MSG!!! He becomes Fuyoi
Will Lang
Will Lang:
I clicked on this video expecting it to be 10 minutes of josh talking about how Thiccy turkey I didn’t get what I thought
Abdullah Javed
Abdullah Javed:
Imagine ur guests have also watched this video 😂
Ashley Whiteside
Ashley Whiteside:
That stuffing is amazing! Thanks for the recipe!
Dwaeji_Rides
Dwaeji_Rides:
This guy's editing ang production game is strong, and i always tend to say B-roll when he says it at the end 😂
Brittaney Owen
Brittaney Owen:
I am classically trained in pastry, make cakes for a living, and will spend 2 days making dressing completely from scratch and then put canned cranberry sauce on it. I will not apologize for that.
Keoke『ロリポップ』
Keoke『ロリポップ』:
wow,i always want to try Thanksgiving meals,they looks so goddamn good,but im an Asian😂
Neve Joseland
Neve Joseland:
as a vegetarian australian who’s never had a thanksgiving in my life i throughly enjoyed this
Falxie_
Falxie_:
Sad that I can't have Thanksgiving with my family this year
ChristianX1000
ChristianX1000:
Did it! Everything turned out amazing. Thanks for an excellent video/recipes!
LaNise Chilton
LaNise Chilton:
Me: **just watched a food theory video about turkey**
Also me: he is gonna spatchcocke it
Josh: **Spatchcocks the turkey**
Andrea V
Andrea V:
Hello, Joshua. I challenge you to make a “But Better” and “But Cheaper” combo video. 🥰
SeNniN
SeNniN:
The 10 people walking in be like, "we did it for 0 dollars my guy". All high fives in the air.
leon martinez
leon martinez:
MSG, your the favorite nephew of uncle Roger!!
heather olmstead
heather olmstead:
We miss your mom! I was really hoping to see her for the thanksgiving video :(
Brandon Wilcox
Brandon Wilcox:
You should do a “But More” series where you go through your $1000 dinner
Woodster 605
Woodster 605:
$3.00 DOLLARS FOR 2 LOAVES OF BREAD.

I WISH WE HAD THOSE DEALS IN THE UK! ITS LIKE £2 FOR 1 LOAF...!
S M
S M:
I love your videos man, please keep em coming. Happy Holidays <3
Megan Coons
Megan Coons:
This series and fermentation Friday’s are my favorite
FaithBetta
FaithBetta:
I plan on buying my first house soon and I’d love to host thanksgiving there so this was really helpful
Maggie Huckaby
Maggie Huckaby:
I was just about to go thanksgiving shopping, you have saved me papa🙌
dudeyoukickedmysandwich
dudeyoukickedmysandwich:
Omg!! A little Lord Farquaad goin’ on, yea. Now that you mention it.
ashley leal
ashley leal:
Can you please do a video on how to use msg in cooking!!! Thank you so much ❤️
Big Poppa
Big Poppa:
holy shit just realized you have 3 million subs, last time I checked it was in the thousands 😳 congrats
Joe Olson
Joe Olson:
I've been having a crappy day, and idk why, but this somehow cheered me up.
Diana Li
Diana Li:
NGL, I'm highly triggered that he didn't trim his green beans 😂😂😂
Steph C
Steph C:
i followed your cranberry and stuffing recipe and it turned out perfect!! tysm ❤️
CatBus 2587
CatBus 2587:
" About 15-20 people" ..... Boi how many cousins you got
thisisnotdom
thisisnotdom:
Looks pretty good, although I think you could improve the gravy. You threw away all the turkey juices / flavour left in the tray, and didn't use any gravy salt.
joe wilts
joe wilts:
I’ve been in Josh’s cabinet for around a month. He feeds me well and I had around 5 servings of the Thanksgiving food.
Dark Fire
Dark Fire:
"The average is supposedly $50 there's no way that's true I spend up to $1000" I see YouTube is doing well for you lol
Unhinged Spaghetti
Unhinged Spaghetti:
Im Definitely using the gravy recipe my dad always just gets the packs cuz we had no time but now that quarantine hit we have all the time in the world
Razuzu Pringlespug
Razuzu Pringlespug:
Thanks Josh! love these vids Keep them Rolling out!
Gringodingo7
Gringodingo7:
When’s the next fermentation Friday Joshua we are waiting