Thanksgiving

Side Dish Delight: Wild Rice-Stuffed Squash

Side Dish Delight: Wild Rice-Stuffed Squash

Whether as a simple fall dinner, a holiday side dish, or a vegetarian entree, this stuffed squash recipe is pretty and delicious.

Holiday Breakfast for a Crowd: Cranberry-Apple Crumble

Holiday Breakfast for a Crowd: Cranberry-Apple Crumble

Cranberry Apple Crumble uses the best of the season's fruit for an ideal holiday breakfast. It feeds a crowd and can even be served at room temperature!

Make-Ahead Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie

Make-Ahead Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie

Go beyond basic pumpkin pie this year with this make-ahead recipe that features apple butter in the filling and a crunchy nut topping to finish.

A Perfect Loaf: Herbed Potato Bread

A Perfect Loaf: Herbed Potato Bread

Try baking up a loaf of this moist and hearty potato bread for a holiday supper or a simple side for Sunday dinner.

Thanksgiving Myths Exposed, Starting with <i>Thanksgiving</i> Itself

Thanksgiving Myths Exposed, Starting with Thanksgiving Itself

  Okay, you’re all set for Thanksgiving — the Big Day is tomorrow! Turkey is in the oven. Cranberry sauce is chilling. All your great make-ahead sides are, well, made-ahead.   There’s really nothing left to do except ...more

No-Fuss Thanksgiving Sides: Thank <i>You</i>, Slow Cooker

No-Fuss Thanksgiving Sides: Thank You, Slow Cooker

Looking forward to Thanksgiving? About as much as coming down with the flu?   You’re not alone. We all know it’s going to be a wonderful day, with friends and family gathered around the table. It’s just … it’s ...more

Turkey Leftovers — 10 Great Recipes for Easy Day-After Meals

Turkey Leftovers — 10 Great Recipes for Easy Day-After Meals

The second best part of Thanksgiving, after the actual dinner with friends and family, is the turkey leftovers. But if you stocked up on too many bargain-priced turkeys or just can’t face another turkey-and-cranberry-sauce sandwich, there ...more

8 Great Thanksgiving Nibbles — Don’t Starve Waiting for the Turkey!

8 Great Thanksgiving Nibbles — Don’t Starve Waiting for the Turkey!

For a long time I did the bad kind of Thanksgiving snacking. The kind where I decide I won’t eat a THING until Thanksgiving dinner itself. No breakfast! No lunch! I’ll just cook all day, tasting for seasoning once in a while to keep ...more

Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving: Give It a Flavor Makeover!

Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving: Give It a Flavor Makeover!

  We were tickled by a national poll we saw recently, which asked Americans to name the dish they most looked forward to on Thanksgiving. Only four percent said cranberry sauce. The other 96 percent of us can probably agree that while ...more

Decorating Your Thanksgiving Table: 7 Easy, Elegant Ideas

Decorating Your Thanksgiving Table: 7 Easy, Elegant Ideas

  “What do you mean, I’ve got to decorate for Thanksgiving, too!?” We’ll admit, we’ve got a couple of competing voices in our head when it comes to hosting for the holidays, kind of like how your conscience is ...more

The Lazy Hostess’s Guide to an Easy-Breezy Thanksgiving

The Lazy Hostess’s Guide to an Easy-Breezy Thanksgiving

  Longtime readers may recall the story of my first Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, but I’ll share it again anyway. I remember walking past an end-cap display at the Key Foods on 7th Avenue in Brooklyn, then backing up to take a closer ...more

10 Simple, Sensational Thanksgiving Desserts: Easier Than Pie!

10 Simple, Sensational Thanksgiving Desserts: Easier Than Pie!

  Even the most accomplished chefs are intimidated by dessert (if you need proof, just check out any number of cooking competition shows). It’s only natural, then, that amateurs such as ourselves wimp out at Thanksgiving and opt for ...more

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