Set yourself up for a successful and low-stress Thanksgiving day by preparing some of your dishes -- like these make-ahead stuffing recipes -- one to two days early! These stuffing recipes are our favorite way to capitalize on the flavors of the season and feature moist bread, rice, or grains.
Artisanal olive bread, buttered mushrooms, and a sprinkling of fresh herbs come together for a deep rustic flavor. Put the ingredients together up to 2 days before your big meal for easy prep Thanksgiving day.
Editor's Tip: Uncover for the last 20 minutes for an extra crunchy top.
Layer sweet and savory fall flavors for a memorable Thanksgiving dish. Use corn bread crumbles for the base, add sweet cranberries and apples for fresh flavor, then cover and chill for up to 24 hours.
Wild and white rice replace traditional bread in this make-ahead stuffing. Alongside conventional carrots and celery, port-soaked cranberries and toasted almonds add color and flavor to this alternative dressing.
Save prep time on this herbed focaccia bread stuffing by making the dish and chilling for up to 24 hours before baking and serving. This savory bread pudding is perfect for a holiday brunch or as a Thanksgiving side dish.
Accents of smoky bacon and sweet red peppers shine through in this simple side dish. Spoon this buttnernut squash and nutty barley-based dressing into a baking dish, cover, and set it aside until an hour before the big Thanksgiving meal.
Reminisce in the comfort of classic stuffing recipe that uses celery, onion, and carrots to give flavor to toasted white bread cubes. The updated features: it can be prepared up to 24-hours before mealtime or can be done in a slow cooker.