A homemade, flaky pie crust is the base for this Great Pumpkin pie recipe, but canned pumpkin actually wins out over fresh when it comes to an ideal texture and ingredient harmony.
While the original green bean casserole recipe was designed for maximum convenience, ours was designed for maximum flavor. Take a look!
Sweet, buttery and crunchy flavors and textures — combined with a zip of bourbon — make this side dish perfect for the holidays.
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Food Blogs Star Monique Kilgore of the divine Divas Can Cook site shares her plans for the Thanksgiving holiday!
Food Blogs Star Beth Moncel of the clever and creative Budget Bytes blog shares her plans for – and thoughts about – the Thanksgiving holiday!
Meet Food Blogs Star Katie Higgins of the sweet Chocolate Covered Katie blog, who shares her plans for the Thanksgiving holiday!
We cooked up a warm and wonderful Thanksgiving dinner this year at the Grateful studio. Take a peek behind the scenes of our holiday video for some mouthwatering menu inspiration!
What do people who cook for a living eat for Thanksgiving dinner? Food Blogs Star Jessica Gavin of the amazing JessicaGavin.com site shares what she will be cooking for this holiday!
Making a juicy, delicious turkey for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other time of year may be simpler than you think!
If you’re looking for something a little different to serve for dessert this Thanksgiving, you must try this elegantly-glazed, deliciously-spiced Pumpkin Bundt cake.
These amazing, smooth mashed potatoes get a little extra vibrancy thanks to mascarpone cheese, and a sprinkling of thyme gives them a touch of color and bit more warm flavor.
I have always been a pumpkin pie purist: I like to eat a simple pie, old-fashioned pie all by itself. Well, after trying this recipe, I have changed my mind. Now I want pumpkin pie like this.
This luscious pie offers a delectable combination of apples and cranberries, creating a punch of festive flavor and color.
By cooking Brussels sprouts in this sweet and zesty sauce, and adding the salty flavor of bacon, you will turn a holiday veggie dish into a real treat.
This onion soup has soul-warming staples like chicken broth, this recipe adds a touch of decadence with a hint of wine and the to-die-for creaminess of cream cheese.
Our practically perfect pecan pie recipe is made with a light corn syrup , making it sweet and flavorful but allowing the taste of the nutty toasted pecans to shine through.
Forget serving cranberry sauce that slides out of the can on Thanksgiving Day. It’s easy to whip together this delicious fresh cranberry sauce that will dazzle your guests!
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The warm taste of caramel apples combines with crisp, bubbly cider in one pretty amber-colored caramel apple sparkling sangria.
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Fresh and warm out of the oven, these delicious whole wheat dinner rolls with pumpkin seeds are the perfect accompaniment to most any holiday dish.
Don’t let the word vegan in the title make you think this is lesser version of another recipe! Every bowl of this cauliflower-onion soup is rich, hearty, full-flavored, and altogether delicious.
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Now you can see what a perfect deep fried turkey looks like, and get a step-by-step guide to the whole process from start to delicious finish!
No holiday would be complete without cornbread dressing — also known as stuffing, for those of you not in the South.
This recipe uses Colby jack for its ultimate melty goodness and adds smoked cheddar for a gourmet taste.
With a hint of cinnamon and honey, this sweet and tangy cranberry-orange sauce needs to be on the dinner table at your next holiday feast.
Think of the humble mashed potato as a semi-blank canvas awaiting your masterpiece. Here are a couple suggestions for some tasty ways to use up those leftover mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving!
Have you ever wondered how the sweet potato came to be served with marshmallows? Find out, and get some amazing recipes combining those two tasty treats!
A holiday cocktail with a spicy kick? Sign us up! This tangy, holiday take on a traditional cosmopolitan is the perfect add-on to festive gatherings with friends and family.
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Yearning for a delectable holiday dish that will delight your adventurous eaters and please more traditionally-minded guests? This Italian-style stuffed spaghetti squash recipe is for you!
The Moscow mule is a true classic drink, and it’s easy to add a bit of cheer to this super-easy recipe with the ultimate cranberry wine flavor burst.
This velvety vegan cheese sauce is the perfect recipe for turning into the creamiest vegan mac and cheese of your life.
A Thanksgiving meal is not complete without homemade cloverleaf dinner rolls. This year I’m using white whole wheat flour to add a little nutritional benefit and some fiber.
Give a Southern tradition a try with this delicious sweet potato pie recipe!
Infuse the potatoes with flavor by boiling them in chicken broth until they reach peak tenderness. Then comes lots of butter, half–and-half and cream cheese for a creamy goodness overload.
Here’s a homemade crustless pumpkin pie with a soft, custard-like texture which will satisfy vegans and omnivores alike!
With all the hearty protein and sweet side dishes served during Thanksgiving, don’t forget to make at least one healthy option. These green beans with almonds and citrus notes are easy to prepare, and taste delicious.
Nothing conjures up images of a lovely fall day better than brightly-colored leaves — which makes these maple leaf cookies the perfect autumn treat!
This light and fluffy Italian cream cake recipe combines a few simple ingredients to create a made-from-scratch taste experience that you and your family will savor.
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This Thanksgiving, or use refrigerated cans of pizza dough or French bread dough to create a horn-of-plenty masterpiece centerpiece!
If you’ve ever wanted a delicious apple dessert — but something that’s not apple pie — check out these collection of amazing apple desserts.
Hasselbackspotatis — a dish better known in the United States as Hasselback potatoes — combines the best parts of a baked potato with the crunchy goodness of potato wedges.
While a roasted bird is always delicious, a deep-fried bird is a gourmet-level experience. The skin caramelizes to a crispy… Read More about Cajun spice deep-fried turkey
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This unique twist on the ordinary cranberry sauce recipe isn’t only great for Thanksgiving dinner – jalapeño cranberry sauce is also the perfect spread for a turkey sandwich!
This holiday season, it’s okay to take a few shortcuts — which is great, because the quickest and tastiest way to golden brown breadsticks bursting with buttery goodness is with prepackaged dough!
Thanksgiving Day calls for a sweet vegetable side dish that everyone can enjoy. So turn to the classic, glazed carrots! A good root vegetable is a necessity on your Thanksgiving table!
Here are a few fresh takes on sweet potato casserole that will please longtime fans, and might gain some new converts!
This updated recipe for sweet potatoes takes the old-standby casserole and elevates it to a new height; the soufflé.
The chestnuts add an extra boost of flavor and texture to an already amazing stuffing blend. The sausage makes this side dish extra savory, while the pears add just a bit of sweetness.
Here is a truly Southwestern meal you can serve for a holiday, or make for guests any week of the year.
This uniquely delicious recipe merges the rich flavors of cheesecake, eggnog and crème brûlée into one very impressive dessert.
Through it includes both Chambord and champagne, this bright and festive citrus season sparkling punch is a lower alcohol-volume punch, making it great for brunch.
Two of the top tastes of the holiday season in one delicious treat! The warm flavors of pumpkin and eggnog mingle gorgeously in these simple but elegant little cupcakes.
Orange juice, orange zest and fresh cranberries give this recipe all kinds of zing, they’re orange and red — which in and of itself makes them look so festive.
The best gravy isn’t necessarily the star of the show, but is the kind of important player that brings out the best in the turkey and the mashed potatoes!
Thanks to freshly ground black pepper, this triple mushroom stuffing recipe has a nice kick to it. The cremini and shiitake mushrooms provide a meaty flavor.
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This Holiday spice sweet potato pie is traditionally a Southern Thanksgiving treat, with roasted sweet potatoes and whiskey, giving it serious depth and flavor.
In ‘Smashed, Mashed, Boiled and Baked – and Fried, Too,’ author Raghavan Iyer says that the secret to mashed potatoes lies in the right floury potato, a potato ricer and, of course, cream and butter.
Boost your turkey’s flavor quotient with a little help from fresh lemons, fennel seeds, and a lightly-spiced brown butter sauce.
Here’s a recipe to please both sweet potato lovers and regular potato fans!
This turkey recipe is kicked up a few notches thanks to the ginger and cayenne pepper. It’s all balanced with a bit of sweetness from the brown sugar and honey glaze.
For at least a century, apple pie has been considered our country’s favorite pie. To help you choose most scrumptious dessert to make, we gathered eight of our favorite apple pie recipes.
These apple pumpkin pancakes are a fabulous fall breakfast temptation! They’re especially irresistible when drizzled with caramel sauce and cream cheese glaze.
These profiteroles with their spicy, chocolaty cannoli filling make for a sensational autumn or winter dessert, and can be offered alongside — or instead of — traditional holiday desserts.
If you’re looking for a grand finale for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, these gorgeous pumpkin spice cakes may be just the finish you need!
During the holidays, the dinner is the star of the show — but that doesn’t mean there’s no room for some delicious dips in the hours before the main meal!
Try something different this year with a fresher, full-flavored cranberry concoction. This twist on a classic recipe will spice up the buffet table for any Turkey Day get-together.
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Step away from the whole bird this Thanksgiving and give this turkey recipe a try.
The apples set this sausage and apple stuffing recipe apart from the traditional version, adding a sweet flavor and a little extra crunch.
These 10 Thanksgiving cocktail recipes will wow a crowd — whether while cooking up a storm, watching football, or toasting before your feast.
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Try this pumpkin spice cheesecake on a ginger oatmeal cookie crust, covered with a thick coating of honey bourbon caramel sauce, and dotted with toasted pecans.
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These cranberry champagne Jello shots are spiked with champagne, so you can feel fancy while indulging in a little treat!
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This holiday, shake up this Thanksgiving crantini, flavored with tart citrus and cranberry, so it’s not overly-sweet. Anyone who likes the beautiful blend of vodka and cranberries will enjoy this festive Thanksgiving drink!
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This Thanksgiving, cook up this modern Jewish Thanksgiving menu from Kitchen Tested
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Don’t let the name of this recipe fool you — this apple pie version of the famous “dump cake” is a delicious and sophisticated addition to your family gathering!
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Luckily, with just a few simple steps, your turkey can look as good as if it had been carved by a professional chef!
These adorable turkey-decorated peanut butter cookies will make a fun, kid-friendly Thanksgiving dessert!
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