Our best Thanksgiving recipes includes everything from turkey to mashed potatoes, gravy to pumpkin pie. These are our most reliable and foolproof recipes, with something to sate everyone at the table, whether simple or sophisticated, traditional or with a slightly unconventional flair.
Maple Glazed Turkey
Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Paleo-friendly. And tastes magnificent. Things just got a heck of a lot easier for you to plan your Thanksgiving menu.
Classic Turkey Gravy
Everyone needs a classic, foolproof, go-to classic turkey gravy recipe. This is it. And all it takes is pan juices or drippings from your turkey, stock, butter, and flour. And a lot less time and effort than you'd imagine.
Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Relish
Made in minutes from just five ingredients, this cranberry relish belongs in your weeknight repertoire and not just on your Thanksgiving table. Did we mention it freezes beautifully?
Velvet Mashed Potatoes
No mere mash, this creamy potato purée owes its uber velvetiness to truly indecent amounts of butter and cream. And we mean that in the best possible way.
Baked Macaroni and Cheese
This toss-it-together-and-shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—easy, cheesy, crumb-topped, and knee-wobblingly indulgent.
Dry Brine Turkey
All the juicy, tender perks of brining. None of the fuss of finding a container large enough to contain a turkey and cramming it in your already overstuffed fridge.
Sweet Potato Cornbread
We could blather on and on and on about this surprising and stunning (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic that everyone is swearing is the best cornbread they've ever had. But you best experience it for yourself.
Butternut Squash Gratin
"One of the best things I’ve EVER made." "Beautiful." "Comforting." "Delicious." "Easy." That's what folks are saying about this simple and satiating casserole.
Easy Mashed Potatoes
Yeah, yeah, we know. You don't need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds with butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.
Cranberry and Orange Relish
Doesn't get much simpler than this make-ahead cranberry sauce. Simply simmer cranberries, sugar, and orange until you hear a "Pop!" Then slide it in the fridge. Your work is done.
Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart
Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more tipsy-inducing personality than your typical pumpkin pie.