Plan the perfect Thanksgiving menu with our tried-and-true recipes, from the cranberry relish to the dressing to the pumpkin pie. Our smorgasbord of sides, desserts and best-ever turkey tips will make your Thanksgiving dinner a stellar success.
Lemon-Garlic Roasted Turkey
Fresh lemon and garlic bring out the full flavor in this traditional turkey recipe.
Duckie’s Boozy Cranberry Sauce
Plan ahead and buy several packages of fresh cranberries around Thanksgiving and freeze for cranberry dishes later in the year.
Smoked Oyster and Pecan Stuffing
This rich and flavorful stuffing is a classic accompaniment to a turkey dinner.
The Greenbrier’s Peppered Maple Turkey Breast
Since this uses just the turkey breast, this recipe is perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner if none of your family members or guests like dark meat.
Grilled Whole Turkey with Lime
Make this turkey for Thanksgiving and free up your oven for all the other side dishes that need to be baked.
Glazed Squash with Walnuts and Thyme
With fall and winter written all over this seasonal recipe, this smart choice uses 86% less saturated fat than a typical mashed winter squash recipe.
Blueberry and Cranberry Relish
Use this sauce as a side for holiday dinners, over vanilla ice cream or on a turkey sandwich.
Honey-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas, this sweet potato side is lighter than the traditional casserole.
Butter Pecan Cake
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) cake pans. To prepare cake, beat butter in mixer bowl on high speed. Add sugar, beat…
As one of the great compliments to any fall or winter meal, this lower saturated fat and calorie version of stuffing provides a delicious option for cooks. “Use a really tasty whole wheat bread,” suggests creator Mollie Katzen, “The better the bread, the better the result!”
Squash with Walnuts and Thyme
Enjoy this seasonal favorite without any of the excess fat and calories
Smart Endive and Walnut Appetizers
These leafy green specialties serve as a sophisticated appetizer.