Cranberry Margarita

And you thought talking politics with Aunt Em was fun after she’s had a few sips of wine. Just wait’ll you slip her something stronger.

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Sugared Cranberries

Cranberries and sugar. Two things you probably have in abundance at the moment. May as well put them to extra sparkly use.

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  • 20 M
  • 11 H
  • 7

Apple Tart

If you just took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “Oh, I can’t do that!”, think again. We suspect you can.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 6

Tales From the Kids’ Table

Love it or loathe it, the kids’ table played a formative role in most childhoods, evidenced by these tales of daring and debauchery.

Rosemary Carrot Puree

This one’s for the gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, and Paleo peeps. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever had, we guarantee it.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 3

Pumpkin Meringue Pie

At long last, a slice of pumpkin pie is complete in and of itself—no dollop required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 12

Mashed Potatoes

Yeah, yeah, we know. You don’t need a recipe for Yukon Golds, butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Smoked Turkey

It’s not just about how lovely a turkey imbued with smoke would be. It’s also about how lovely an empty oven on Thanksgiving would be.

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  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 8

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on and on about this surprising riff on a Southern classic, but you best experience it for yourself.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 34

Cranberry Sauce

This little make-ahead number is easy as can be, requires no coveted stove-top space before the big meal, and tastes, well, wow.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 10

Turkey Brine

Perhaps the simplest, most versatile brine ever. Seriously. Just salt and water. Surely you can handle that.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 2

Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

These lovely latkes are crisp without, creamy within, and sweet throughout thanks to the dulcet tones of sweet potatoes and apples.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6

Gingersnap and Sweet Potato Casserole

A Thanksgiving classic revisited with an added emphasis on sugar and spice and, yes, everything nice. A sweet potato mash topped with marshmallow and—believe it or not—crushed gingersnaps. Heresy? Or high-five-worthy? You tell us.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Creamed Spinach

This roux-less—and fuss-less—creamed spinach isn’t quite the classic, though no one’s complaining about that.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
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