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Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Turkey, Side Dish Casseroles, Mashed Potatoes, Desserts, and More


Roasted Turkey

Recipe: Herb Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Turkey Image © Diana Rattray
Sweet Potato Rolls

Recipe: Sweet Potato Rolls

Sweet Potato Rolls Image © Diana Rattray
Easy Crockpot Cornbread Dressing

Recipe: Easy Crockpot Cornbread Dressing

Easy Crockpot Cornbread Dressing Image © Diana Rattray

When you're planning your Thanksgiving dinner menu, choose from these excellent recipe suggestions. You'll find recipes for baked ham, roast turkey, a big variety of potato and sweet potato dishes, side dish casseroles, dressings and sauces, vegetable and fruit salads, breads and rolls, cranberry recipes, pies and desserts, and much more.

Or you might want to take a look at the menu suggestions for a Classic Thanksgiving Dinner, Make-Ahead Meal, or Traditional Southern Dinner.


Main Dishes
Here you'll find a variety of Thanksgiving turkey recipes, baked ham recipes, and recipes for pork roasts and other poultry, including Cornish hens and other special roast recipes.

Here are some of my favorite special occasion potato recipes, including make-ahead mashed potatoes, mashed potatoes and rutabagas, fabulous Cheddar scalloped potatoes, and many more.

Side Dish Recipes
Choose from 80 holiday dinner favorites, including variations of the ever-popular green bean casserole, squash bakes, sweet potatoes several ways, asparagus dishes, corn casseroles, peas, creamed onions, and many more.

Stuffing and Dressing Recipes
Delicious bread and cornbread stuffing and dressing recipes, including oyster dressing, sausage dressing, slow cooker versions, and many others.

Gravy and Sauces
Giblet gravy recipes and advice, along with raisin sauces and basic turkey gravy. Several of these gravy recipes were shared on our forum.

Relishes and Salads
Cranberry relish and chutney recipes, spinach salads, bean salads, the ever-popular 7-layer salad, and more.

Fruit Salad Recipes
Cranberry salads, ambrosia recipes, frozen fruit salads, gelatin salads, and more.

Bread and Rolls
Bread machine recipes, yeast breads and dinner rolls, a variety of biscuit recipes, corn bread, and others.

Thanksgiving Desserts
Here you'll find a wide variety of desserts, including cranberry desserts, pumpkin and apple pies, pecan pie, cheesecakes, bread puddings, and more.

Turkey Basics: Safe Cooking of Whole Turkey
Guidelines for safe cooking and handling of turkey and stuffing. Includes roasting timetables and basic roasting instructions..


Thanksgiving Recipes for a Traditional Southern Feast
A Classic Thanksgiving Menu With Recipes
A Make-ahead Thanksgiving Strategy With Timetable and Recipes

The Leftovers

Leftover Turkey Recipes
Leftover Ham Recipes

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