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
Pumpkin isn't just for pie anymore. In fact, we think savory pumpkin recipes deserve just as much room on your holiday menu. In these recipes, we blend the subtle flavor of pumpkin into delightful pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, and even a pumpkin salad.
Hold onto your hats, because mac and cheese just got a grown-up upgrade. Rich pumpkin adds to the classic flavor with help from a creamy blend of Fontina cheese, whole milk, and whipping cream. Laced with aromatic fresh thyme, it's an indulgent pumpkin recipe that's way better than the box.
The next time you carve pumpkins, don't throw away the seeds! Sprinkle them with salt, pop them in the oven, and meet your new favorite fall snack.
Perfect for a holiday meal, these fluffy bites of Parmesan-laced cannellini beans and brown rice get a crunchy coating from panko crumbs and chopped walnuts. A delicious blend of smooth pumpkin and fragrant sage sauces up these rice balls.
Spiced with jalapeno and smothered in fresh pico de gallo, these are the chicken enchiladas you love with an easy twist. We add canned pumpkin to mimic the squash often used in Mexican cuisine. It makes for a heartier enchilada and adds subtle, nutty flavor.
The gorgeous colors of this pumpkin salad make it a must-have for your holiday table, and the blend of flavors will make it an annual tradition. Tangy dried cherries and peppery arugula perk up the velvety richness of roasted pumpkin, while a maple vinaigrette adds a splash of sweetness.
Just another casserole? Think again. Layers of tortillas, cumin-spiced pumpkin, and a fiery jalapeno sauce combine for a new take on casserole. Roasted pumpkin seeds top off this fun dinner idea.
Get the fresh fall flavor of pumpkin in a quick and easy dinner! Our pumpkin soup is easy and satisfying.
For a party-perfect pesto that’s more dip than sauce, we beefed up the texture of a traditional basil-packed recipe with pumpkin puree. The lemon-zested dip is irresistible when served with crusty baguette slices or hearty crackers.
Cinnamon-rubbed chicken stars with a sprig of fresh sage in this sophisticated roasted chicken recipe. For a dreamy side, we transformed classic grits into a savory mash with melted cheddar cheese and canned pumpkin.
Whatever the season, this cozy, Asian-inspired stew will transport you to fall. Chunky pumpkin and hearty chickpeas simmer in a thick, ginger-spiced broth, while chopped peanuts and cilantro bring to mind your favorite Thai dish.
Piled high with savory goodness, these decadent little starters are the perfect party food. The creamy combo of goat cheese and pumpkin creates a tangy base for savory boiled shrimp. Top them off with lemony-fresh arugula and roasted pumpkin seeds.
Fiesta night just got better, thanks to a super colorful taco spread. Top juicy pork tacos with the works: pickled red onions, pink radishes, and roasted pumpkin guacamole.
Savory pumpkin forms the base for this Thai-style peanut soup. The ginger-spiced broth gets a dose of sweetness from luscious mango nectar, and a dash of hot pepper sauce turns up the heat.
Enjoy the comforting flavor of pumpkin year-round with homemade pumpkin butter. With pumpkin pie flavors such as ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg, it will turn even your morning toast into a decadent, fall-inspired treat.