Making Pan Juices from the Turkey

Video: How to Make Thanksgiving Turkey Gravy from Pan Drippings

In this video, you’ll learn how to make Thanksgiving turkey gravy from pan drippings.

Turkey Gravy

Video: How to Make Gravy for a Brined Thanksgiving Turkey

In this video you’ll learn how to make gravy for a brined Thanksgiving turkey. The secret: fried mushrooms.

Testing Cooked Turkey

Video: How to Tell When Your Thanksgiving Turkey is Done

In this video, learn how to tell when the Thanksgiving turkey is done.

Carving a Turkey

Video: How to Carve a Thanksgiving Turkey

In this video, learn how to carve a Thanksgiving turkey.

Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Cranberries

Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Cranberries

The nutty beigeness of quinoa creates a blank canvas for pistachios and cranberries to do their spirited dance in this holiday side. (Did we mention that it’s both vegan and gluten-free?)

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Roasted Sweet and Spicy Nuts Recipe

Roasted Sweet and Spicy Nuts

These sweet and spicy nuts are addictive, so serve with care. The sweet comes from sugar, the spicy is the result of red pepper flakes. Use any kind of nut.

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 35 M
  • 7
Pumpkin Crunch Recipe

Pumpkin Crunch

It’s easy to knock back bowls of this by the handful, so best be aware of your surroundings at all times.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1
Carrot Crostada

Carrot Crostata

A stunner of a side dish, this luxuriantly smooth, creamy carrot and Parmigiano-Reggiano tart is certain to win friends and influence people.

  • Quick Glance
  • 55 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 1
thanksgiving-table

No Country for New Turkeys

Although food-crazed bloggers and over-ambitious chefs have turned out every conceivable variation of turkey, on Thanksgiving the familiar is what we want. Food history editor Gary Allen explains.

Trussed Turkey

Tying Up Loose Thanksgiving Ends

The food loop is a silicon tie that makes trussing turkeys–for dinners Thanksgiving or not–a cinch. David’s been a fan for years.

Perfect Roast Turkey

Perfect Roast Turkey

This iconic roast turkey is, we sorta have to admit, perfect to behold. And it ought to be after being brined, stuffed with chestnut stuffing, and all but smothered in a ridiculously rich, real-deal gravy.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 1 D, 6 H
  • 0
Meat Thermometer

Thickest Part of the Thigh, huh?

Even if you’re thermometrically challenged, this surefire technique for finding the thickest part of the turkey thigh resulting in perfectly roasted birds works every time.

Daily Subscription

Enter your email address and get all of our updates sent to your inbox the moment they're posted. Be the first on your block to be in the know.

Preview daily e-mail

Weekly Subscription

Hate tons of emails? Do you prefer info delivered in a neat, easy-to-digest (pun intended) form? Then enter your email address for our weekly newsletter.

Preview weekly e-mail