Thanksgiving Recipes


We roasted our way through more than 40 turkeys and found a method that's so free of fuss and gets results so delicious, we can't quite believe it ourselves. Now it's your turn to ACHIEVE TURKEY PERFECTION.

+ Perfect your MASHED POTATOES, GRAVY, and PIE CRUST with our Thanksgiving primers.

We've got the magic number: Host an intimate dinner for four, or prepare an entire feast in just four hours (really).

Ruth Reichl and the editors of Gourmet share the inventive sides and arresting desserts that grace their Thanksgiving tables year after year.
All-American Thanksgiving Recipes

Five All-American Thanksgiving Menus

These classic menus draw inspiration from the cuisines of California, New England, the South, the heartland, and the Shaker community.
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Solve The Vegetarian's Dilemma

Robust combinations and bright flavors make for holiday vegetarian options so delicious no one at the table will miss the turkey.
Thanksgiving Pies

Thanksgiving Pies

And of course you must save room for pie. Here are a dozen of our favorites for the holiday table, from a gooey chocolate s'more pie (pictured) to a delicate version of the classic pumpkin.

Our Top Turkeys

Plum-Glazed Roast Turkey with Spinach, Bacon, and Cashew Stuffing and Plum Gravy

The Chinese five-spice powder in this plum glaze lends the turkey a deep, elusive flavor. For the most flavorful, succulent meat, either brine your bird before cooking, or choose a Kosher turkey.

The Simplest Roast Turkey

You'll rejoice as white and dark meat alike come out juicy and tender in a bird you can set and forget—and then enjoy.

Roast Turkey with Pomegranate Gravy

The fresh pomegranate juice in this gravy is a seasonal treat (the fruit is plentiful this time of year), and it's less sweet than the bottled stuff. Thankfully, pomegranates are also easy to juice.

Grilled Turkey with Cranberry Gravy

Outdoor cooking, popular across America during the summer months, can be enjoyed throughout the year, even by hardy souls in colder climes. Here we've selected a kettle grill to cook the turkey—and in the process freed up the oven for the remainder of the meal.

Roast Turkey with Cider Sage Gravy

Everyone wants the juiciest turkey possible for Thanksgiving, and we'll show you how to get it. Paired with a flavorful gravy—plus a delicious wild rice stuffing and other trimmings with a twist—this bird is a surefire holiday hit.

Miso-Rubbed Turkey with Turkey Gravy

Using miso on the turkey is a great way to get wonderfully moist meat—always a challenge at Thanksgiving. The miso won't give the turkey an Asian flavor, but it will add a rich meatiness to the gravy.

Roast Turkey with Cornbread and Kale Stuffing and Paprika Gravy

Filled with a simple cornbread stuffing and garnished with kale leaves and paprika peppers, this turkey is classic and crowd-pleasing.
Pie Dough Video

Perfect Your Pie Dough Technique

See how to make a quick and easy pie dough and then learn how to roll it out and transfer it to a pie plate.
Leftover Turkey Recipes

Delicious Uses for Leftover Turkey

With these nine exciting recipes, you'll be glad to stretch Thanksgiving into the following week.
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