The most delicious food holiday is nearly upon us. If you’re still deciding what to cook, this lineup of recipes is a good place to start — you cannot go wrong with anything on this list. From the main course to all the fixings, these are our top Thanksgiving recipes of all time.
Top Thanksgiving Recipes
There’s nothing worse than attempting a new recipe only to have it completely bomb, particularly when you’re trying to impress the relatives at Thanksgiving. Money down the drain, prep time you’ll never get back and stares of derision from Aunt Maude. 🙂
Let us help you choose the top Thanksgiving recipes in our opinion btw. 🙂
Maple-Sage Brined Turkey
When the leaves start turning, it’s turkey time at our house. We use maple-sage brine to help brown the bird and make the meat incredibly juicy. —Kim Forni, Laconia, New Hampshire. Click here for the recipe.
Whole Cranberry Sauce
Fresh orange and grapefruit juice add zest to this seasonal staple. Click here for recipe.
Twice Baked Potatoes
These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Pecan Streusel are absolutely killer! Considering ditching the marshmallow-topped version and give this recipe a shot. You won’t be sorry! Click here for recipe.
There are many ways to make gravy, but this traditional version made with the pan drippings from the turkey and thickened with a simple roux wins every time. Click here for recipe.
Holiday Green Bean Casserole
Try this green bean casserole and you’ll never go back to the old stuff. — Laura Fall-Sutton, Buhl, Idaho. Click here for recipe.
Ciabatta and Sausage Stuffing
This rustic stuffing from Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro is made with crusty Italian bread and laced with fresh herbs, aromatics, and sausage. Click here for recipe.
Southern-Style Cornbread Dressing
This cornbread dressing is a true Thanksgiving classic that’s been passed down through the generations, and is the result of many years of tweaking, testing, and perfecting. It’s as Southern as it gets. Click here for recipe.
Roasted Butternut Tossed Salad
This salad makes an easy and special side dish for Thanksgiving dinner, and it’s packed with nutritious veggies, almonds, berries and squash. —Katie Wollgast, Florissant, Missouri. Click here for recipe.