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The dried herb coating and pilaf-style stuffing add old-world appeal to Thanksgiving's star attraction.
This classic gravy is extra flavorful because it includes the giblets and their cooking broth as well as pan drippings from the roasted turkey.
Dijon mustard adds a tangy twist to homey baked corn pudding. For a creative twist, spoon the pudding into clean organic cornhusks and serve.
Here's a time-honored recipe for light, fluffy mashed potatoes, just like the spuds Grandma makes.
The flavors of smoky chipotle chili pepper and toasted pecans replace the traditional saltiness of bacon in these crisp green beans.
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.
Bake these tiny cabbage cousins with onion, garlic, thyme, cream, and Parmesan cheese.
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.
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.
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.
Make this ruby drink your pre-dinner treat. Champagne or sparkling grape juice adds a touch of fizz.
This towering spice cake makes a beautiful centerpiece for your dessert buffet.
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.