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
Whether you're hosting the party or looking for the perfect portable side dish, these Thanksgiving recipes will thrill you.
This fresh holiday side dish combines healthful fruits and vegetables with long-grain rice.
Ever had homemade ranch dressing? Drizzle our recipe -- updated with a dash of smoked paprika -- over a mix of lettuce and pear tomatoes and discover why it's been a favorite for 50 years.
A buttery mixture of apples and sugar is sandwiched between two scrumptious layers of cinnamon-spiced cake.
Cream and green vegetables are a delicious pair -- think creamed spinach. Brussels sprouts take equally well to the treatment, especially with bacon and cracked black pepper.
If you've never cooked kale before, roasting it is an easy way to ensure it cooks evenly and becomes tender. The balsamic-glazed onions go in just before serving.
Here's a great idea for holiday potlucks. Marinate and tote cut-up vegetables separately in resealable plastic bags, then arrange them in rows on a platter just before serving.
Topped with a delicious brown sugar-pecan mixture, this casserole bakes until it's hot and bubbly. Tote the dish in an insulated carrier so it stays warm.
A lattice-top crust gives this easy-to-make tart a fancy pastry shop-look. Serve it with a scoop of cinnamon or vanilla ice cream.
Scott Peacock's gelatin mold salad is vibrantly fresh and crunchy good -- a celebration of all things deliciously sweet and sour.
For a fresh and flavorful holiday salad, toss persimmons, pomegranate seeds, pine nuts, olive oil, and cilantro in lime juice.
A luscious cream cheese frosting tops these cinnamon-spiced cupcakes. Shredded orange peel makes a gorgeous garnish.