Thanksgiving

Make this Thanksgiving day easy and delicious with our Thanksgiving recipes, including tasty appetizers and yummy desserts. We'll also show you how to cook a turkey in our simple step-by-step guide. Plus, create a memorable holiday with our ideas for menus, table settings, centerpieces, and decorations. Whether you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner or are a guest at a potluck, we can help you create a delicious meal. Make-ahead Thanksgiving side dishes take the stress out of the holiday, plus 15-minute sides help you fill a table with lots of seasonal flavors. In charge of the turkey this year? Our Thanksgiving turkey guides help you buy, stuff, roast, and carve the dinner's main course. Thanksgiving desserts are a key part of the festivities. Enjoy our pies (pumpkin pie recipes are included, of course!), tarts, bread pudding, cheesecakes, and other holiday dessert ideas. Beyond the food, decorating for the November holiday can include pretty centerpieces, mantel decor, and gorgeous gourds and pumpkins in displays throughout the house. Even your outdoors can make a statement with Thanksgiving decorations. Check out our front door ideas for fall featuring wreaths, simple container gardens, and pumpkin displays.

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All of the Cooking Safety Hazards That Can Happen on Thanksgiving—and How to Avoid Them

While <a href="https://people.com/tag/thanksgiving/">Thanksgiving</a> is a time for families and friends to gather and remember what they’re thankful for, it’s also a day to be extra cautious about the many moving parts in the kitchen.