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.
Dallas Drinks: The Bobby
This selection from my series of Dallas Drinks would make a perfect Thanksgiving dessert cocktail since it's inspired by the flavors of apple pie a la mode.
|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|
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