Cranberry Sorbet

This pretty little number is sweet and tart and sassy enough to hold its own against all manner of menus, whether holiday or more humdrum.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 18

Inside-Out Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potato gets slathered all over a marshmallow, coated in crushed corn flakes, and deep-fried until crisp. Talk about something to be thankful for….

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 15

Roasted and Braised Turkey

Tender braised dark meat, moist roasted white meat, and skin so crisp you could weep. The best of all parts of the bird, minus the traditional hand-wringing.

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  • 1 H
  • 6 H, 15 M
  • 7

Thanksgiving 2010: Coloring Outside the Lines

For Thanksgiving dinner this year, we’ve colored outside the lines and put together a fantastic menu. All the familiar ingredients in unexpected ways.

Pistachio-Orange Cocktail Cookies

These savory-sweet cocktail cookies are simple to make yet pack a wallop of flavor. Set them out as a pre-dinner nibble when you want something fetching.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4

Cranberry Cosmopolitan

Pity the pilgrims. They hadn’t yet conjured this cranberry cosmo, which is a cinch to make and ensures Thanksgiving is a lot more tolerable. Sure beats mead.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Pecorino, and Prosciutto

Hate Brussels sprouts? Well, hate them no more. Here shaved sprouts are tossed with thin slices of pecorino and prosciutto and dressed with lemon and oil.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4

Southern Corn Sticks

These corn bread batons bake up crisp on the outside, with a fine crumb on the inside, and ready to sop up as much butter or gravy as you wish.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 14

Roasted Root Vegetables with Marcona Almonds

The essence of autumn, this recipe juxtaposes tender root vegetables, crunchy Marcona almonds, nutty brown butter, and the lilt of lemon.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6

Caramelized Butternut Squash Pie

What’s an un-pumpkin pumpkin pie? It’s pie made with caramelized butternut squash, spices, and a splash of brandy. It’s subtly different than the classic yet still oh so perfect for Thanksgiving.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 0

Sautéed Onions, Chestnuts, and Bacon

This sautéed onions, chestnuts, and bacon recipe is salty, caramel-y, and ideal-y as a Thanksgiving side dish.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Cauliflower-Bacon Gratin

This cauliflower gratin recipe from Dorie Greenspan is French comfort food, yet it wouldn’t be out of place on a distinctly American Thanksgiving table.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

Chocolate Torte Recipe

This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 44

Cinnamon Gelato

Cinnamon is the solo act in this sophisticated but simple gelato. Creamy, indulgent, and complex tasting, this gelato is sure to become a new favorite.

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  • 40 M
  • 7 H
  • 3
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