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    Vegan Gravy

    This vegan gravy is really easy to make. I like to serve it over poutine, but it's perfect with mashed potatoes, stuffing and other foods, too. —Lisa Grant, Kingston, Ontario

    Gluten-Free Stuffing

    Gluten-free eaters, rejoice! Now you can enjoy everyone's favorite Thanksgiving dish, too. This easy gluten-free stuffing has all the classic...




    Clam Stew

    This clam stew highlights the fresh, sweet and salty clam flavor, with the chorizo adding a little kick. Fresh Swiss...

    Cranberry Apple Sheet Pie

    1 review

    My husband loves pie, so I made one with apples, raspberries and cranberries. This apple cranberry slab pie is so...


    Tomato-Basil Party Dip

    If you're short on time, look for prepared seasoned crostini, which are available in many grocery stores. Heat briefly in...

    Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake

    I have been making this delicious gingerbread cake for years and it's won several blue ribbons. Serve it with whipped...


    Spiced Amaretto Cranberry Sauce

    Looking for a cranberry sauce recipe with amaretto? Amaretto elevates this classic holiday side. The almond flavor supplies a unique...


    Spiced Carrots with Pistachios

    1 review

    Satisfy everyone during the holidays with this side that mixes carrots with pistachios and raisins. It's gluten free, vegan and...


    Armagnac Chocolate Almond Tart

    I am a pecan pie lover...this is my twist on pecan pie. I use almonds instead of pecans and golden...

    Grandma’s Roasted Duck

    When I was growing up, my grandma always served roast duck for the holidays, and for other family events throughout...


    Cranberry Pumpkin Chutney

    It's a waste to throw out carved jack-o'-lanterns after Halloween, so I decided to make a pumpkin chutney with them....


    Turkey Corn Chowder

    1 review

    This thick and rich turkey corn chowder uses up Thanksgiving leftovers. Every so often, my grandmother would even add chopped...


    Grandma’s Thanksgiving Leftover Rolls

    Grab that leftover turkey and roll it up with some sausage, cheese and vegetables to make a savory roll. To...


    Cherry-Tarragon Holiday Dinner Rolls

    My grandmother made these holiday dinner rolls for any big holiday, and we would all clamor at the table to...

    Celery Gratin

    This celery gratin was a dish our family came to love. My grandmother knew how to create a dish out...


    Grandma’s Oatmeal Bars

    While I was growing up, I enjoyed my grandma's oatmeal bars every Christmas. This recipe reminds me of her and...


    Air-Fried Pumpkin Shakarpara

    Growing up in an Indian-American household, my family enjoyed traditional shakarpara during the holidays each year. Now I put my...


    Pumpkin-Shaped Rolls

    These cute pumpkin-shaped rolls are worth the effort. They're a festive fall favorite in my household. If you don't have...


    Vegetable Tian

    This colorful, hearty and delicious Vegetable Tian originated in Provence, France. A mandoline makes easy work of slicing all the...


    Oysters Rockefeller Egg Rolls

    1 review

    Oysters Rockefeller is a classic, elegant and timeless appetizer from New Orleans. I love the flavor but wanted to try...


    Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

    This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana


    Air-Fryer Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish. Try preparing them ahead of time in the morning and...

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    Creamy Celery Root and Pearl Onions

    1 review

    I have made creamed onions for several recent Thanksgivings and wanted to change the recipe, so I decided to add...


    Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

    This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...


    Sweet Potato Pilaf

    The combination of sweet potatoes, bacon, asparagus and kale makes this simple Sweet Potato Kale Pilaf taste amazing! To save...


    Butternut Squash Jumble

    1 review

    I took this to a Thanksgiving potluck one year when I couldn't go home for the holiday, and it was...


    Chocolate Pecan Piecaken

    9 reviews

    Why fight over whether cake or pie is better when you can combine the two to make this Chocolate Pecan...


    Honey-Kissed Savory Shortbread Crackers

    It may seem like a lot of work to make homemade crackers. However, after you’ve tasted these sweet and savory...