Thanksgiving has often been referred to as the “food holiday,” and for good reason. The mixture of friends, family, and sweet and savory recipes around the holiday table is an irresistible combination. Add leftovers to the mix, and it might just be the perfect holiday! Here are a few of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes from some of our favorite chefs! Enjoy!
This “My Thanksgiving Dinner” from comfort-food favorite chef and television celebrity, The Pioneer Woman, is an all-out hit in our book. It takes all the stress out of planning and leaves in all the flavor. From the perfectly roasted turkey to the pear crisp for dessert, this is a win-win-WIN!
How many side dishes are too many? What a silly question. There are never too many side dishes, which is why we love this page from Martha Stewart, “82 Thanksgiving Side Dishes.” Yes, you heard that right. 82! As Martha puts it, “For many, the real star of a Thanksgiving dinner is the assemblage of side dishes.” We couldn’t agree more.
Ina Garten’s husband, Jeffrey isn’t the only one to benefit from her delectable recipes. Check out the Barefoot Contessa’s Easiest-Ever Thanksgiving Recipes and indulge in a few twists on old classics like pumpkin pie with rum-infused whipped cream or pumpkin parfaits.
We salivated over this collection from Southern Living! They have assembled their 50 Best Thanksgiving Recipes of All Time! Really? Of all time? No pressure! Corn casserole? Creole deep-fried turkey? We’re all in.
And for those of you who are running a marathon or going on a monster hike the next day instead of lazing around the house, here are 17 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes from Fitness Magazine.
For some, the thrill of Thanksgiving is in the leftovers. What to do with all that extra turkey? Here are some ideas from All Recipes that go beyond the typical turkey sandwich. You can never go wrong with turkey soup, however. Try this soup from Williams-Sonoma, get cozy, and enjoy!
Now here’s a video that might come in handy on Thanksgiving day. In fact, if you’re like most of us, it might even change your world: How to Carve a Turkey by Real Simple. You’re welcome!
From our table to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!
-The Weidner Team