Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Feast
Capture the humble, genuine spirit of the day with our collection of family recipes to fill your holiday table with long-cherished flavors.
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Herb-Rubbed Turkey with Pear Stuffing
The dried herb coating and pilaf-style stuffing add old-world appeal to Thanksgiving's star attraction.
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Corn and Polenta Bake
Dijon mustard adds a tangy twist to homey baked corn pudding. For a creative twist, spoon the pudding into clean organic cornhusks and serve.
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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
These classy potatoes take some time to prepare, so it's best to make the dish the night before Thanksgiving. Pop the potatoes into the oven 30 minutes before guests arrive.
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Creamy Brussels Sprouts
Bake these tiny cabbage cousins with onion, garlic, thyme, cream, and Parmesan cheese.
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The flavor of these specialty onions is mild and sweet, especially when cooked with butter and sherry. Boiling onions such as these are 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
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For faster shaping, cut rolled dough into 1-inch-wide strips. Hold each strip at two ends. Twist in opposite directions 2 to 3 times. Arrange on greased baking sheet; press ends down. Let rise; bake as directed.
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Layered Cranberry-Apple Mold
A fancy molded salad looks as refreshing as it tastes. If you don't have a fluted mold, use a ring mold or a 2-quart square dish.
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Apple Cider Punch
Make this ruby drink your pre-dinner treat. Champagne or sparkling grape juice adds a touch of fizz.
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Country Pumpkin Torte
This towering spice cake makes a beautiful centerpiece for your dessert buffet.
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Best Pumpkin Pie
It's easy to customize this delicious holiday favorite: Add the lesser amount of spices for a light, golden pie or a more generous amount for a darker more robust-flavored dessert.
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