Two metal loaf pans filled with roasted garlic mashed potatoes with a masher resting in between them.

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Not your everyday mashed potatoes, these are ridiculously rich and comforting thanks to butter, sour cream, Parmesan, roasted garlic, and caramelized onions. Leftovers freeze and reheat beautifully.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
A round white plate with six slices of eggnog pie and a dish of whipped cream

Eggnog Pie

Essentially a slightly tipsy cheesecake, this bourbon-enhanced eggnog pie is something we’re classifying as “holiday desserts for parties where people like to party.”

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Five cranberry scones with two drizzled with white chocolate glaze on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet.

Cranberry Scones

Got leftover cranberries? Then you’ve got the fixings for these incredible scones that are balance tart berries with creamy white chocolate and knee-wobblingly flaky pastry.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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A leftover turkey cranberry sandwich on a white surface.

Turkey Cranberry Sandwich With Stuffing

To us, perhaps the best part of Thanksgiving–right up there with that being grateful thing–is the leftovers. We’re already craving this turkey cranberry sandwich with mayo and stuffing and gravy, oh my.

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A muffin tin filled with cooked Thanksgiving leftovers muffins.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Muffins

Holiday leftovers put to magnificent use! Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy are layered in muffin tins to transform your day-after-Thankgiving-clean-out-your-fridge experience. Leftover cranberry sauce on the side optional.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A white bowl of wild rice, roasted chestnuts, and cranberries with a gold spoon resting inside.

Wild Rice with Roasted Chestnuts and Cranberries

This Christmas and Thanksgiving dish of wild rice is combined with freshly roasted chestnuts, cranberries, and apricots then baked in the oven. The sweet and savory notes hit just the right spot with guests.

  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H
  • 2
A partially sliced sweet potato and cranberry strudel, topped with butter and pecans on a wooden board with a bowl of spiced creme fraiche.

Sweet Potato and Cranberry Strudel

This strudel, filled with sweet potato, raisins, and cranberry, is a great lunch or side. Store-bought Phyllo makes the strudel a cinch to make.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 6
Three leftovers turnovers on a parchment-lined small rimmed baking sheet.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Turnovers

This brilliant (and frugal) technique creates surprise supper parcels from flaky, buttery pastry or pie crust hiding Thanksgiving leftovers. Prepare to be even more enthralled with Thanksgiving than before.

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Wedges of roasted pumpkin on a rimmed baking sheet.

Roasted Pumpkin with Parmesan

Roasted winter squash with a little bling in the form of Parmigiano-Reggiano. So simple. So surprising. So satisfying.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
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A cooked pork loin roast, tied and salted, set on a wire rack in a baking sheet

Pork Loin Roast

Just like what your grandma would put on the table for Sunday night supper. (Don’t you love how food instantly transports you across time and space?)

  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
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A carved turkey on a wooden cutting board.

How to Carve a Turkey

Here’s how to make Thanksgiving dinner as Rockwell-ian as possible. (Well, the turkey carving part, anyways. We can’t do anything about your family.)