Maple Pecan Pie

New York State Maple Pecan Pie

Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You’re welcome.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
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Pureed Celery Root Soup with Caramelized Apples

Puréed Celery Root Soup with Caramelized Apples

Behold, an exquisitely simple, sophisticated soup with a subtle celery root flavor that’s certain to make you swoon.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
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Basic Pan Gravy

Basic Pan Gravy

Great gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. At least, not for us. Here’s how it does happen.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Chocolate Pecan Pie

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that’s sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?

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  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 0
Caramel Pear Tarts

Caramel Pear Tarts

Nothing says sassy like swapping pears for apples in the classic French tarte tatin. What can we say? We like to live on the edge.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Stilton and Walnut Crackers

Stilton and Walnut Crackers

Perhaps the simplest precursor to a dinner party ever. Just make the savory shortbread dough, freeze it, slice it, and bake it at the very last second. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4
Sugar Pumpkins

Pumpkin Quick Bread

T. Susan Chang explains how she came to create this quick, subtly sweet loaf from a gourd of fairy tale proportions.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
Thanksgiving Disaster Frozen Turkey

Thanksgiving Disaster 1: The Bird’s Still Frozen

Nothing can stop Thanksgiving dinner–not rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor a bird that’s still frozen solid a few hours before you intend to say grace.

The Thanksgiving Turkey is Too Big

Thanksgiving Disaster 2: The Bird’s Too Big for the Oven

You know the rule: one pound of turkey per guest. But when your back-of-the-envelope calculations say you need a behemoth, what to do? We have answers.

Thanksgiving Disaster Thermometer

Thanksgiving Disaster 3: The Bird’s Roasted—But Still Raw

The pop-up timer popped. The skin’s burnished. The drumstick jiggles. Yet when you commence carving, you still see a trickle of pink. Ohhhh $(%!

Thanksgiving Disaster Dropped Turkey

Thanksgiving Disaster 4: Transferring the Bird to…Oops!

The bird may be done–whew!–but your work isn’t. Here, foolproof tactics on how the heck to heft a sweaty hen from roasting pan to carving board without incident.

Thanksgiving Disaster Crowded Counter

Thanksgiving Disaster 5: One Oven, 4 Burners, 124 Recipes

Thanksgiving is easily the most denial-inducing meal you’ll contend with all year. But deal with it you must. Here, advice on how to elude oven overload.

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