An effortless, elegant side that fancies up the form as well as the flavor of two enduring entertaining icons: the stuffed mushroom and Thanksgiving stuffing.
Gluten-free. Dairy-free. Paleo-friendly. Things just got a heck of a lot easier for you to plan your Thanksgiving menu.
The surest way we know to guarantee moist turkey? Brine it. Preferably with this boozy brandy-infused brine. (Hiccup.)
The operative word in this simple turkey recipe is simple. And crisp-skinned. Also monstrously moist. Oh, and sigh-inducingly tender, too. (You catch our drift. Yes?)
Basic Pan Gravy5/30
Great gravy doesn't just happen by chance. Here's how it does happen.
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.
Everyday carrots turn shyly sophisticated when infused with flavor and coaxed to tenderness in this no-hassle side dish.
We could blather on and on and on about this surprising (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic. But you best experience it for yourself.
An easy way to gussy up green beans and make them seem fancy without being fussy.
Mashed sweet potatoes are slathered over marshmallows, coated in crushed corn flakes, and deep-fried until crisp. Talk about something to be thankful for!
A legitimately unexpected and badass approach to winter squash that we promise will surprise and satiate.
We suspect you've been looking for a lovely, elegant, knock-their-socks-off vegetarian dish that just happens to be fancy schmancy enough for Thanksgiving, yes? Look no further.
"Beautiful." "Delicious." "Easy." "Comforting." "One of the best things I’ve EVER made." That's what folks are saying about this recipe.
This easy, toss-it-together-and-shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—cheesy, crumb-topped, and ridiculously indulgent.
Green beans? Check. Creamy mushroomy sauce? Check. Can opener? Uh...no thank you. Not this Thanksgiving.
A Thanksgiving classic revisited with an added emphasis on sugar and spice and, yes, everything nice. A sweet potato mash topped with marshmallow and—believe it or not—crushed gingersnaps. Heresy? Or high-five-worthy? You tell us.
David tells the tale of the two drama-ridden dressings he grew up with at his family's Portuguese Thanksgiving table.
Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more personality than your typical pumpkin pie.
Know what we can't stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices, you'll tumble head over heals in love.
Sweet Potato Pie20/30
Sugar and spice and everything nice—that's what you'll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie.
Somewhat akin to a spice cake, this uber autumnal dessert takes a lovely autumnal lilt from pumpkin purée in the batter, maple syrup in the frosting.
This riff on the classic marshmallow sweet potato casserole of your childhood plunks the sweet staple squarely where it belongs. That is, dessert.
This rosemary apple hand tarts recipe makes individual apple pies that are simple, subtly flavored, and sophisticated. Even better, you don't have to share yours. Not with anyone.
An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable as the classic.
This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.
Pumpkin Ice Cream26/30
The pumpkin spice everything craze has left some of us less than enthusiastic about pumpkin spice anything. Until this.
Pumpkin Spice Toffee27/30
All that familiar autumnal spice loveliness in perhaps the only pumpkin spice incarnation you've yet to try.
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.