Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes
Smoky Maple Turkey
Start by coating the turkey in a smoky maple butter that goes under the skin for a pop of flavor.
This make-ahead vegetarian gravy is rich, flavorful, and silky.
Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes
These creamy make-ahead mashed potatoes make for a smooth, stress-free Thanksgiving.
Buttery Pull-Apart Rolls
They're fluffy and light with hints of onion and garlic and speckled with fresh parsley throughout.
Cornbread Sausage Dressing
You can cook all its components and assemble it in a baking dish the day before, so all you have to do is pop the dressing in the oven when it's go time.
Brussels Sprouts Salad
This is the kind of salad to commit to memory since it's guaranteed to make entertaining a breeze. It's a stunner for hosting in fall or winter.
Wild Rice and Butternut Squash Bake
In this gluten-free Thanksgiving side dish, chunks of roasted butternut squash mingle with caramelized onions and mushrooms.
5 Easy Dinners
Thin slices of sweet-tart apple rest on a bed of melty cheddar cheese. But the secret ingredient here is the tangy honey mustard.
Chicken Thighs With Couscous and Olives
The secret to perfect chicken thighs is browning them on the stovetop in an oven-proof skillet, and then transferring the pan to the oven.
Lentil Soup With Sausage
This easy lentil soup starts with browning slices of kielbasa—a Polish sausage, which imparts lots of flavor in little time.
Pork Burgers With Crispy Carrot Fries
By the time you're done searing these southwestern-inspired burgers, the carrot fries will be tender and perfectly cooked.
Saucy Shrimp and Noodle Stir-Fry
The beauty of a stir-fry is how fast it comes together, and this shrimp stir-fry is proof.
Orange and Clove Basque Cheesecake
This crustless cheesecake originates from the Basque region of Spain, and it's lighter in texture than the classic version you might be more familiar with.
Better for You
Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pancakes
These better for you buttermilk pancakes are irresistibly fluffy and tender, and just so happen to be made with a fall-favorite vegetable.