How to cook a Thanksgiving dinner

Recipes and tips for that perfect Thanksgiving dinner at your home.
Do you need to cook the Thanksgiving dinner this year and don't know where to start? We have you covered. Just click the links below to find that perfect recipe that is sure to impress your family.


How to cook a Turkey -- Recipes and Tips

How to cook a Thanksgiving Turkey - Recipe

Butter-Basted Herbed Turkey - Recipe
This Thanksgiving-perfect, Butter-Basted Herbed Turkey isn't just pretty to look at it, it's got buttery goodness in every bite, too! Thanks to an easy, throw-together herb-butter, your main attraction is gonna have everyone at the table talkin' turkey.

How to carve a turkey and a great stuffing recipe

Pitmaker's tips for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey


Traditional Side Dishes

Foolproof Turkey Gravy - Recipe
We all know Thanksgiving dinner isn't complete without a good gravy to drizzle and drench over the big bird, which is why we know you'll love our foolproof 2-Step Turkey Gravy. It's everything you ever wanted in a gravy, but with no stress involved!

Healthy Cranberry Sauce - Recipe

Grandma's Country Mashed Potatoes - Recipe
If you like the classic, creamy taste of a simple, made-from-scratch mashed potatoes recipe, then you're going to love Grandma's Country Mashed Potatoes. This amazing side dish is a great example of why we love it when Grandma's in the kitchen!

Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing - Recipe
Plug in your slow cooker and cook up this savory Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing for your hungry crowd. It leaves your oven available for more favorites, such as that holiday turkey or pie!

Green Bean Casserole recipe


Unique Side Dishes

Represent your state at your Thanksgiving table with these creative recipes

Herbed Bread Dressing - Waffle style - Recipe

Gluten-free and vegan side dishes for your Thanksgiving table

Healthy Garlic-Sage Mashed Red Potatoes from My Smart Chef



Sweet Potato Pie recipe - Recipe
Serve up a holiday classic this year with Sherry Gore's recipe for Sweet Potato Pie. This homemade pie recipe comes from her cookbook, "Me, Myself, and Pie," and we're pretty sure this pie recipe can make a sweet potato lover out of anyone.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie - Recipe
Just when you think you don't have any room left, you remember the Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie and...oh look, there's still some room! This creamy pie combines two favorites for an after-feasting dessert that's make-some-more-room delicious!

Pumpecapple Piecake - Recipe


After Dinner

5 awesome cookie recipes to show off at your holiday cookie party



Katherine Whaley's Leftover Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps - Recipe

Katherine Whaley's Crockpot Leftover Turkey Chili - Recipe