Overwhelmed with Thanksgiving dinner preparations? Get a head start by making delicious and easy appetizer recipes now. By doing a little cooking ahead of time, you can avoid the hassle on Thanksgiving Day. Our make-ahead appetizers include recipes that can be prepared the day before or up to six months ahead of the holiday.View Slideshow
Transform your Thanksgiving get-together with a menu full of make-ahead recipes. Each of these delicious Thanksgiving recipes can be made or prepped 24 hours or more in advance to help relieve kitchen chaos on Thanksgiving day. We've got a make-ahead Thanksgiving recipe to cover all your holiday favorites, including a creamy green bean casserole recipe, as well as our take on Thanksgiving apple pie.
A short ingredient list and a two-step process make this creamy peppered cheese spread a hit both for the chef and Thanksgiving guests. Bonus: You can make it up to 24 hours before the party starts.
Adding fall flavors -- such as cranberry, ginger, and sage -- takes these dinner rolls from everyday to holidayworthy. After shaping the savory-sweet dough, you can store this make-ahead recipe in the fridge overnight -- just bring to room temperature for 30 minutes before baking on Thanksgiving day.
The prep work for this flavorful holiday fruit salad takes just 20 minutes! Start it in the morning and store in the fridge during the day for this great make-ahead Thanksgiving recipe. It's simple, colorful, and delicious.
This hearty Thanksgiving side-dish recipe has every flavor you love from a Thanksgiving stuffing: celery, onion, carrot, and parsley all find their way into this make-ahead recipe. Prepare the stuffing the day before, and either slow-cook or bake it before the big dinner.
Pumpkin seeds give these creamy Thanksgiving potatoes a fresh fall feel, while a splash of Worcestershire sauce adds bold flavor. To prep this simple side dish in advance, prepare the crunchy granola mixture up to one week before your guests arrive.