Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays to gather friends and family around the table and enjoy togetherness. Below are all of our favorite must-try Thanksgiving recipes, tips, and more!

Find classics with the flavors we’ve grown up with and new favorites to try!

Our Newest Thanksgiving Recipes

Here are the lastest Thanksgiving favorites from our kitchen! Thanksgiving appetizers, side dishes, desserts and more!

The Essentials

These are the recipes that we build our meal around and just cannot be missed! Classic Thanksgiving recipes like mashed potatoes (with lots of real butter), sweet potatoes topped with toasty marshmallows, stuffing and gravy are a must. Don’t forget our easy cranberry sauce (which can be made months ahead and frozen).

Tips and Planners

We’ve made planning your thanksgivign menus easy! Find our favorite reicpes, shopping lists, thanksgiving sides serving guide, printable planners and more.

How Long to Thaw a Turkey

Learn how to thaw a turkey in the refrigerator or in cold water for the best results. With this easy to follow guide you’ll be ready to tackle Thanksgiving dinner like a pro this year!

FREE Printable: Thanksgiving Dinner Planner!

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Thanksgiving Vegetable Side Dishes

A collection of our favorite thanksgiving side dishes include brussels sprouts, fresh green beans and more. There are countless veggie recipes to add extra goodness to your Thanksgiving menu!

How to Cook Turkey

Let’s talk turkey! You can roast a whole turkey (I’ve included step-by-step instructions below) or even just a turkey breast for a smaller crowd. If you’ve never made a spatchcock turkey, it’s an amazing way to cook a large turkey in a fraction of the time! Add extra veggies to the pan like onions and mushrooms to flavor the juices and your gravy!

Crock Pot Favorites

Got a full oven and stove? No problem, a crock pot is a perfect place to cook up a great Thanksgiving feast! Did you know you can even cook mashed potatoes or cornbread stuffing in slow cooker?

Mashed Potatoes and More!

New Favorites to Try

Sweet Endings

A turkey dinner wouldn’t be complete without thanksgiving dessert. We opt for pie and heaps of fresh whipped cream. Here are our favorites.

Prep Ahead Sides

These sides can be made well in advance and served alongside your Thanksgiving menu.

All Thanksgiving

Find more Thanksgiving recipes above or use the search feature here on our Recipe Index.

Happy Thanksgiving!!