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
Get inspiration for your Thanksgiving dinner menu with our collection of recipes for savory side dishes, delicious turkey, and -- of course -- luscious pie.
Whether inside the turkey or out, stuffing is a Thanksgiving staple. This recipe -- one of our new favorites -- is inspired by Italian flavors with porcini mushrooms, Genoa salami, and fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
Give your Thanksgiving turkey a burst of flavor by injecting it with seasoned liquid -- we put a mixture of honey, sage, garlic, and olive oil directly into the meat before roasting it.
This fruity and exotic salad will give your holiday table a pop of color; to save time you can prepare the Pine Nut-Persimmon Vinaigrette a few days beforehand.
Learn how to cook dry beans (they have better flavor and texture than canned beans) for soup with these secrets to success from our Test Kitchen.
It's just not Thanksgiving without mashed potatoes, and this recipe is one of our favorites -- you need only potatoes, butter, buttermilk, sea salt, and freshly ground pepper to make this instant holiday classic.
Herbed focaccia adds to the flavor of this savory bread pudding, perfect for a holiday brunch or as a Thanksgiving side dish. To save prep time, make the dish and chill for up to 24 hours before baking and serving.
Make your sweet potato side even sweeter with a glaze made from orange juice concentrate, brown sugar, sage, and thyme. Crumbled bacon on top of the dish keeps it savory.