A pumpkin sweet potato pie in a brown pie dish with a fork resting inside and a linen napkin next to the pie dish.

28 Best Thanksgiving Desserts

SLIDESHOW: An homage to all the pies, cakes, tarts, and bars—in addition to as well as including pumpkin—that make an absolutely admirable finish to your Thanksgiving feast.
A white earthenware bowl of sweet potato soup with coconut milk drizzled over the top.

19 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

SLIDESHOW: Satisfy everyone at the table with these recipes that elegantly oblige vegans yet also boast broad "Hey-I'd-like-some-of-that-too-please" appeal for all.
A white gravy boat filled with sweet and spicy cranberry relish with a halved lime and juicer in the background.

17 Cranberry Recipes

SLIDESHOW: These quick and easy and sweetly tart cranberry creations will have you happily puckering up all November. Actually, all yearround.
Layers of pasta with mushrooms, spinach, and bechamel sauce between each layer

17 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

SLIDESHOW: The constantThanksgiving conundrum: how to entice everyone at the table with your vegetarian options? Here, stunning and superlative solutions to a stumper of a question.
Butternut Squash Quiche

Butternut Squash Quiche

Butternut squash, sage, and brown butter haunt this velvety rich quiche that flamboyantly flaunts its jewel-toned hues.
Three bowls of minestrone soup and a small bowl of pesto.

Minestrone Soup

An updated Italian classic made with all the usual suspects along with an unexpected drizzle of pesto that transforms a frugal veggie-bin catch-all into something truly astounding.
A jar of roasted applesauce with a spoon resting inside on a saucer with a strip of apple peel.

Roasted Applesauce

So long, store-bought applesauce. Tuck into your own fuss-free, artisanal applesauce that's a little sweet, a little spicy, and as smooth or as chunky as you please.
A white plate topped with several pieces of batter-fried chicken.

Batter-Fried Chicken

Proof that it doesn't take buttermilk or an insufferably long overnight brine to make insanely tender, crazily crisp, gosh darn perfect fried chicken.
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