Top Thanksgiving Recipes

Casey Barber

You know there’s going to be a turkey on the table—but what else will fill the serving bowls and platters surrounding that ravishingly roasted bird?

Good. Food. Stories. is here to help. Use The Thanksgiving Timeline method for no-pressure planning, along with these hand-picked menu suggestions for a feast that’s the ideal mix of traditional and modern. (Hint: the stuffing has been a hit in my family for half a century.)

Cocktails

the Campbell Creamsicle, via goodfoodstories.com

The Campbell Creamsicle

spiced cranberry and bourbon cocktail, via goodfoodstories.com

Spiced Cranberry and Bourbon Cocktail

cyril zang

Dry Cider

glasgow ginger, scotch cocktail

The Glasgow Ginger

hot mulled cider

Hot Mulled Cider

colonial ale flip with porter and rum, via goodfoodstories.com

Colonial Ale Flip

Appetizers

fig, olive, date, mint tapenade

Fig & Olive Tapenade

bloody mary tomato appetizer

Bloody Mary Tomatoes

French onion dip with ramps and sesame-mustard pita chips, via goodfoodstories.com

French Onion Dip

sweet and salty chex mix

Sweet & Salty Chex Mix

beet-pickled deviled eggs, via goodfoodstories.com

Deviled Eggs

Pickled Butternut Squash via goodfoodstories.com

Pickled Butternut Squash

The Main Meal

brined and roasted turkey for Thanksgiving, via goodfoodstories.com

Brined & Roasted Turkey

dinner rolls

Dinner Rolls

thanksgiving stuffing

Classic Stuffing

homemade mashed potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

bourbon and duck fat potatoes

Bourbon Duck Fat Potatoes

kale leek bacon bread pudding

Kale, Leek & Bacon Bread Pudding

roasted brussels sprouts

Sweet & Salty Roasted Brussels Sprouts

pumpkin risotto

Pumpkin Risotto

cranberry spread

Cranberry-Maple Spread

Desserts

cherry cranberry pear pie

Cherry-Cranberry-Pear Pie

apple pie with brie and honey, via goodfoodstories.com

Apple Pie with Brie and Honey

sweet potato praline pie, via goodfoodstories.com

Sweet Potato Praline Pie

cranberry white chocolate cheesecake

Citrus-White Chocolate-Cranberry Cheesecake

maple buttermilk peanut pie, via goodfoodstories.com

Maple Buttermilk Peanut Pie

salted caramel pie 2

Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Pie