Thanksgiving Countdown: Asian Turkey Salad

 Thanksgiving,Featured Article,Holidays,Recipes
November 24, 2011

Every day, a new Relish recipe to make your Thanksgiving a stellar success—from the big bird to cranberries to potatoes to pumpkin pie.


Thanksgiving may only represent one day on the calendar, but it's the culmination of weeks of planning and legwork. From carving out a final menu to making a shopping list to stuffing the turkey and wrangling it into the oven, Thanksgiving dinner is no job for lightweights. This year, though, we're giving you something new to be thankful for: We're taking the guesswork out of the mix with 24 perfect picks to make your holiday a snap to pull together…including a few wildcards that will also make it even more memorable.

Asian Turkey Salad

Asian Turkey Salad

This salad, based on one from Chef Jamie Oliver, infuses leftover Thanksgiving turkey with Asian flavors.

Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

How can one possibly improve on such a near-perfect food as mashed potatoes? By folding in tangy, earthy goat cheese, of course!

Apple Crunch Pie

Apple Crunch Pie

Thinly sliced apples nestled under a crunchy streusel topping will be your new go-to apple pie—perfect for holidays and special occasions.


Chile-Potato Gratin

Potatos and cheese, spiced with chipotles, baked until bubbly.

Sour Cream Pound Cake

Sour Cream Loaf Pound Cake

This lovely, moist pound cake can easily be turned into a shortcake dessert with fruit and whipped or ice cream.

Bread Pudding

Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Pudding

There are few comfort foods more quintessential than warm bread pudding.


Mississippi Caviar

This bean-based salsa is a hit at parties.

Green Bean Saute

Green Bean and Tomato Saute

Almost like a warm green bean salad, this side dish has lots of flavor on tap.


Pomegranate Roasted Leg of Lamb

Pomegranate, balsamic vinegar and rosemary -- Mediterranean flavors for roast lamb.


Chile and Cheese Fritters

Dip them in salsa, serve them with Mexican -- but make a lot, because they go fast.

Oyster Pan Roast

Oyster Pan Roast

An old favorite, with good reason: this oyster dish is fast and satisfying.

pumpkin pie

Spiced Pumpkin Pie

Vary the spices to get it just the way your crowd likes it.


Butternut Squash and Cheese Panade

Perfect as a vegetarian main dish or as a hearty side.

sorghum frozen yogurt

Sorghum Frozen Yogurt

The distinctive flavor of sorghum and the tang of yogurt meet in a one-of-a-kind dessert.

tennessee whiskey cake

Tennessee Whiskey Cake

This moist cake features sorghum and Tennessee whiskey.

Roasted Vegetables with Miso Sauce

Roasted Vegetables with Miso Sauce

An assortment of beets, parsnips, carrots and Brussels sprouts with an Asian flair.


Thanksgiving Countdown: Asian Turkey Salad

Every day, a new Relish recipe to make your Thanksgiving a stellar success—from the big bird to cranberries to potatoes to pumpkin pie.


Oyster Dressing

A Low Country classic, this oyster dressing crowns any menu with dressy elegance.


Gratin of Greens

A comforting and healthy, rice and greens casserole tailor-made to stick to your ribs.

Pomegranate Glazed Turkey

Pomegranate-Glazed Turkey

Pomegranate and cardamon make a different glaze for turkey.


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