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Thanksgiving Recipes and Menus

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If you're planning your Thanksgiving feast, take a look at these recipes. This collection of Thanksgiving recipes  includes recipes for roast turkey and stuffing, baked ham and special occasion roasts, several recipes for mashed  potatoes, side dish casseroles, sweet potatoes, relishes and salads, gravy, and holiday desserts. 

1. Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Basic Roast Turkey
Photo of Basic Roast Turkey © Diana Rattray
Glazed turkey, herbed roast turkey, brined turkey, roasted turkey breast, take you pick! Whether you're looking for a recipe for a small family or a crowd, you'll find a recipe here.

2. Holiday Baked Ham Recipes

Baked Ham With Simple Glaze
Photo of Simple Glazed Ham © Diana Rattray
Here are 10 delicious baked hams, perfect for any holiday dinner. Chose from a ham with a brown sugar and mustard glaze, maple glazed ham, Jack Daniels ham, and many more.

3. Pork Roast Recipes

Stuffed Crown Roast of Pork
Photo of Crown Roast © Diana Rattray
A wonderful crown roast of pork or a roast pork rib roast would make a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner. Here's a collection of my favorite pork roast recipes, suitable for a Thanksgiving day feast or any special meal.

4. Mashed Potatoes

Making Mashed Potatoes
Photo of Making Mashed Potatoes © Diana Rattray
These recipes include make-ahead mashed potatoes, a real time-saver for Thanksgiving dinner preparation. Also included are recipes for basic mashed potatoes, garlic and chive mashed potatoes, boursin mashed potatoes, smashed potatoes with garlic, and more.

5. Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Photo of Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese © Diana Rattray
This side dish has become a tradition on our Thanksgiving table, and here you'll find a collection of the best macaroni and cheese recipes on this site. Recipes include a slow cooker macaroni and cheese, simple baked macaroni and cheese, creamy and classic macaroni and cheese recipes, and many more.

6. Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

Sausage Stuffing
Photo of Sausage Stuffing © Diana Rattray
A turkey dinner wouldn't be complete without a moist, delicious dressing or stuffing. Here are some tasty dressing recipes, including some old-fashioned favorites and some new and different combinations. The collection includes more than a dozen recipes, from slow cooker cornbread dressing to an andouille sausage dressing.

7. Festive Side Dish Casseroles

Squash Casserole
Photo of Squash Casserole © Diana Rattray
What side dish does your family come to expect every year? Take a look at this collection of recipes, from the ever-present green bean casserole and sweet potato casserole to corn and squash casseroles, you'll find recipes here.

8. Thanksgiving Salads and Relishes

Green Pea Salad With Easy Creamy Dressing
Photo of Green Pea Salad With Easy Creamy Dressing © Diana Rattray
Salads are where the cook gets to experiment a little, and surprise everyone with something new and different. This collection of Thanksgiving salad recipes includes some old favorites like the 7-layer salad, along with some delicious vegetables salads and dressings. Along with salads, there are several tasty homemade cranberry relishes.

9. Special Holiday Desserts

Pumpkin Roll With Cream Cheese Filling
Photo of Pumpkin Cake Roll © Diana Rattray
This collection of desserts includes some of my favorites, including a fabulous pumpkin pecan pie, a butternut squash pie and a creme brulee, praline cheesecake, lemon desserts, pumpkin cake roll, and so many more.

10. Thanksgiving Fruit Salad Recipes

Frozen Fruit Salad
Photo of Frozen Fruit Salad © Diana Rattray
Recipes in this collection include some favorite congealed salads and salad molds, frozen fruit salads, Waldorf salads, and many more.

11. Thanksgiving Gravy and Sauce Recipes

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Photo of Easy Turkey Gravy © Diana Rattray
These recipes include old-fashioned gravy, easy turkey gravy, foolproof gravy, mushroom sauce, raisin sauce for ham, and some tasty sauces and gravy recipes from our forum.

12. Bread and Rolls

Sweet Potato Rolls, Bread Machine
Photo of Sweet Potato Rolls, Bread Machine © Diana Rattray
Delicious breads and rolls, including wonderful bread machine breads, biscuit recipes, cloverleaf rolls, sweet potato rolls (bread machine and manual), and many more.

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