Turkey and Gravy
|Marbella-Brined Roast Turkey Breast||Stuffing-Brined Roast Turkey Breast||Marinated Broiled Tempeh|
|Mole Brined Roast Turkey Breast||Smoky Maple-Brined Roast Turkey Breast||Roast Turkey Breast with Herb Butter|
|Brined Roasted Turkey Breast||Mole Gravy||Easy Turkey Gravy|
Hands down my favorite stuffing recipe--simple, classic and like mom used to make.
|Sausage-Fennel Cornbread Stuffing||Rye Bread Stuffing||Southwestern Cornbread Stuffing|
|Classic 11-Ingredient Bread Stuffing||Italian Stuffing||Oregon Stuffing|
|Asian Grain Stuffing
An alternative to traditional bread stuffing with the flavors of garlic, ginger and shiitake mushrooms (and gluten-free too).
|Deconstructed Sweet Potato Casserole||Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Bourbon-Maple Glaze and Smoked Almonds||Sweet Potatoes with Mole and Queso Fresco|
|Buttery Mashed Potatoes
Because no Thanksgiving spread is complete without a steaming bowl of buttery, creamy mashed spuds.
Vegetable (and Fruit) Sides
|Butternut Squash, Roasted Tomato and Popped Black Bean Salad|
A sweet potato side so wonderfully delicious you won't care that it's actually quite healthful.
Orange-Ginger Cranberry Sauce
|Kale, Smoked Gouda and Pecan Gratin||Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Curry-Honey Yogurt||Green Bean Salad with Almonds and Quinoa|
|Sautéed Parsnips with Dates and Spiced Yogurt||Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans||Green Bean Casserole with Bacon and Mushrooms|
|Homemade Cranberry Sauce||Sautéed Garlic-Ginger Green Beans||Baked Apples with Fennel and Onion|
|Kale-Swiss Gratin (and Swiss Chard Gratin)||Green Beans with Bacon, Blue Cheese, Pecans and Dried Cranberries||Honey-Ginger Glazed Carrots|
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Celery, Cumin, Garlic and Rosemary
|North African Green Bean and Sweet Potato Couscous Salad||Roasted Parsnip and Quinoa Salad with Pistachios, Dried Cranberries and Lemon-Shallot Vinaigrette||Apple, Manchego and Pecan Salad|
|Wheat Berry Salad with Butternut Squash, Hazelnuts and Sage|
This grain salad is loaded with Thanksgiving flavors, providing a healthful counterpoint to "heavier" fare.
Easier than biscuits that are rolled-out and cut and just as tasty.
A folding-and-rolling technique creates buttery layers of flaky goodness in these biscuits. They taste even better with a little apple butter.
|Rosemary-Onion and Black Pepper Biscuits (with Bacon Marmalade)||Cheesy Scallion-Corn Biscuits (with Homemade Compound Herb Butter)||Simple Corn Bread|
|Butternut Squash, Pecan and Bacon Bread|
Like pumpkin bread but made with butternut squash; and what bread wouldn't taste better with bacon in it?
Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Crostini with Crispy Shallots
These artful crostini are a visually stunning way to kick off a Thanksgiving dinner.
Starting the evening with a good appetizer is a great way to please your guests upon arrival (as well as provide a distraction while you finish cooking the last few dishes).
Fall-Leaf Apple Pie
A simple decorative touch elevates apple pie to a thing of visual beauty.
Brandied "Pumpkin" Pie
The secret to this wonderful pumpkin pie? It's not pumpkin--it's butternut squash. Serve it with homemade Butter-Pecan Ice Cream.
Taking the apple custard pie up a notch with a layer of caramel and a graham-cracker-dusted pie crust.
|Apple Custard Pie with Gingersnap Crust||Bourbon-Caramel Pumpkin Tart||Apple Pie with Vodka Crust|
|Old Fashioned Texas Pecan Pie||Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream and Ginger-Brown Sugar Ice Cream||Lattice Apple Pie with Rye Whiskey Crust|
|Sage Old Bourbon Cocktail|
Bourbon, sherry, blanc vermouth, maple, sage, cranberry bitters and celery shrub combine into a tasty cocktail inspired by the flavors on the table.
|(Wild) Turkey with Cranberry||Hot Butternut Rum||Thanksgiving Wines (2012 selections)|
Thanksgiving Wines 2014
Trying to stay away from Chardonnay (overdone) and Beaujolais (not my thing), here are red and white selections including Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and dry Rieslings.
|Thanksgiving Leftovers Frittata|
Always satisfying and about the simplest, most flexible way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers.
|8-2-Eat: Thanksgiving Leftovers
If you made Thanksgiving dinner, chances are your fridge is stuffed the day after. Here are 8 ideas for ways to use those leftovers.
|Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza||Thanksgiving Leftovers Tacos||Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Posole|
|7 Thanksgiving Shopping Tips||An American Feast (Thanksgiving 2014 theme)||10 Tips for Planning Thanksgiving Dinner|
|8-2-Eat: Thanksgiving Vegetable Sides||8-2-Eat: Affordable Thanksgiving Wines||8-2-Eat: Thanksgiving Cocktails|