Thanksgiving Recipes

We’ve got everything you need to plan the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner: juicy turkey recipes, traditional side dishes (including stuffing) and easy holiday desserts. Get ready to gobble!

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      Our Best Thanksgiving Recipes

      Home cooks from across the country share their best recipes for Thanksgiving. Celebrate the holiday with mouthwatering favorites like slow-roasted turkey, mouth-puckering cranberry sauce, creamy mashed potatoes and more.

      Apple Pie

      I remember coming home sullen one day because we'd lost a softball game. Grandma, in her wisdom, suggested, "Maybe a...

      Sweet Potato Pie

      This creamy sweet potato pie is subtly spiced and slices beautifully! We suggest baking up a few sweet potato pies...

      Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

      To add delicious flavor to your pumpkin pie recipe, try this pumpkin spice. This pumpkin pie spice blend can also...

      Your Holiday Handbook for Hosting Thanksgiving

      Whether you're a first-timer or a seasoned pro, get all of our latest tips, tricks and recipes for hosting Thanksgiving.

      125 Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes

      You'll love these traditional Thanksgiving recipes, complete with holiday-worthy turkeys, classic casserole sides, desserts and more.

      Easy Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

      These easy chocolate pecan pie bars are made extra special with caramel sauce and chocolate whipped cream. For a decadent...

      Vegan Squash Soup with Naan Croutons

      This butternut squash soup is so full of flavor that you won't miss the meat or dairy! The added can...

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      How to Cook Deconstructed Turkey

      Instead of roasting a whole turkey this year, consider making a deconstructed turkey. It cooks up faster, and every piece...

      18 Things Polite People Don’t Do on Thanksgiving

      Etiquette experts agree that Thanksgiving is most enjoyable if people are polite. Here's what polite hosts and guests shouldn’t do...

      Vegan Pumpkin Pie

      Rich, creamy and wonderfully spiced for the holidays, this vegan pumpkin pie recipe is perfect for all your guests. —Justin...

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      How to Carve a Turkey

      Carving a turkey seems like a daunting task. With our tips and instructions you'll learn how to carve a turkey...

      Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Will Be Different This Year—Here’s How

      You'll still be able to watch the parade on Thanksgiving, though.

      13 Grocery Stores Open Thanksgiving Day

      If you have a cooking emergency on Thanksgiving Day, these grocery stores will be open to help you out!

      40 Thanksgiving Desserts You Can Make in 30 Minutes (or Less!)

      No time to bake a Turkey-day pie? You can still whip up yummy easy Thanksgiving desserts in just half...

      Orange Cranberry Sauce

      In about 20 minutes, with just a few ingredients, you can have the freshest cranberry orange sauce you've ever tasted....

      What Thanksgiving Could Look Like This Year

      Thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, Turkey Day gatherings—and even the birds themselves—may be a little smaller in 2020.

      5-Star Thanksgiving Sides

      Looking for a never-fail Thanksgiving recipe? These 5-star side dishes are highly rated and extremely delicious.

      Secrets to a Successful Thanksgiving, According to Taste of Home Staffers

      Take it from our culinary crew and experienced editors: There are ways to make prepping and hosting Thanksgiving easier than...

      Pumpkin Crumble

      I created this tasty pumpkin crumble dessert on a rainy fall afternoon while my son was taking a nap. It...

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      28 Vegan Thanksgiving Sides You Need to Try

      These vegan Thanksgiving sides prove you don't need meat or dairy to add festive flavor to your holiday dinner.

      15 Products That Make Cooking and Serving Thanksgiving Dinner a Breeze

      From roasting a perfect turkey to mashing lump-free potatoes, Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful! Never fear—we found the best gadgets...

      What Is a PieCaken—and Where Do I Buy It?

      You've heard of a turducken—but how about a PieCaken? It's the pinnacle of outrageous Thanksgiving desserts.

      This Festive Map Shows Every State’s Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish

      Is your home state a fan of potatoes, green bean casserole or corn?

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      Pumpkin Snack Cake

      The crunchy, sweet topping makes this simple pumpkin snack cake taste extra special. If you prefer a sweeter cake, omit...

      30+ Thanksgiving Finger Foods

      Sure, the turkey is the star of the show. But these Thanksgiving finger foods are perfect for pre-dinner nibbling. Find...

      15 Vegan Thanksgiving Turkey Alternatives

      Don't settle for just the sides this year. These vegan Thanksgiving turkey alternatives will be the star of your holiday...

      This Is the One Thing You’re Forgetting to Bring to Thanksgiving

      Hostess gifts and stretchy pants are of course a must; but are you forgetting this one very important thing?

      How Long to Cook a Turkey

      Having Thanksgiving dinner right on time is easy when you know how long to cook a turkey.

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      50 Five-Star Thanksgiving Desserts

      If you’ve been tapped to make dessert for Thanksgiving, these top-rated sweets are guaranteed winners.