Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes, Ideas,
Table Decorations... You Name it!
You've found it. All the Thanksgiving dinner recipes, planning help, and resources you'll ever need. Stop looking elsewhere. Ignore other
websites. Tell everyone this is the only worthwhile Turkey Day site on the web.
Okay, just kidding-- that's probably taking it a bit too far. There are lots of great Thanksgiving recipe and idea web pages out there. There are
plenty of places to find how to cook a turkey to perfection, or to decorate an autumn-themed table, or to make placecards or invitations.
I should know... sometimes I feel like I've visited them all!
What makes this site different is that I have put (at least, tried to-- I don't want to get cocky) all of the information you'll need
together in one place. Working toward that ambitious end, I've put together a pretty darned comprehensive guide to Thanksgiving Day (including Canadian, of course!),
with recipes, tips for Turkey Day first-timers, decorating ideas, games, crafts, etc.
From Thanksgiving turkey recipes to cooking methods, to supply lists and cook times, you'll find it in our ULTIMATE Turkey Guide:
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes
Having vegetarians over for Thanksgiving dinner? We also have some great recipes for alternative, meat-free main dishes here.
Honey Baked Ham Recipes
Want to make a ham in addition or instead of the Thanksgiving turkey this year? These recipes for honey baked ham are perfect-- delicious and easy to make.
Thanksgiving Side Dishes
Turkey Stuffing Recipes
These traditional stuffing recipes are a great match for any Thanksgiving menu. The Wild Mushroom Stuffing with Hazelnuts is to die for!
Sausage Stuffing Recipes
Chock full of sausage and other hearty ingredients, these wonderful Thanksgiving dinner recipes will outshine almost any turkey. Yum.
Cranberry Sauce Recipes
These homemade cranberry sauce recipes will convince even the most die-hard cranberry hater. Try our recipe for Cranberry Sauce with Port and Figs, and you'll be in heaven.
Thanksgiving Side Dishes
These wonderful side dish recipes, including 3-cheese au gratin potoates, creamed pearl onions, and more, will have your guests falling over themselves in a rush for the recipe!
Turkey Gravy Recipes
From make ahead turkey gravy, to classic giblet gravy, to vegan gravy, we have plenty of great recipes to help you whip up the perfect Thanksgiving gravy in no time.
Sweet Potatoes Recipes
Sweet potoatoes are a very important part of Thanksgiving! These recipes for sweet potatoes range from traditional to spicy and different.
Make Ahead Appetizers
From Wild Mushroom Pate to Creamy Blue Cheese and Caramelized Shallot dip, these easy make-ahead appetizers are the perfect start to your Thanksgiving meal.
Pumpkin Pie Recipes
From our Drunken Pumpkin Pie with Brandy to our recipe for a light and fluffy pumpkin pie with a crisp walnut streusel topping, these pumpkin pie recipes are utterly drool-worthy.
Easy Thanksgiving Desserts
These ideas and recipes for easy Thanksgiving desserts cook up in a flash (or don't require cooking at all!), giving you time to play with your friends. :)
Holiday Dessert Recipes
With recipes like Pumpkin Cheesecake with Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie, your guests may need to be rolled from the table. Remember to take photos of that and send 'em in!
Thanksgiving Menu Planning
Want to know how big a turkey to buy? How many side dishes to make? Want to figure out seating or invitations for a formal dinner? Get planning
ideas, guides, and checklists here.
Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas
Tips and ideas for Thanksgiving, from helping to plan and choose your Thanksgiving dinner recipes, to tricks to making the holiday special and original for your family.
Traditional Thanksgiving Food
From what was served at the first Thanksgiving dinner to modern Thanksgiving food, to regional American food, this will help you decide what belongs on your table this Thanksgiving.
Tips for a Successful First Thanksgiving Dinner
Easy to follow tips for planning your first Thanksgiving dinner, including decorating, timing, and choosing Thanksgiving dinner recipes. Make it foolproof!
What to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner
Been invited to Thanksgiving dinner at another's house, and have to skip making your own favorite Thanksgiving dinner recipes this year? This page will help you figure out the best thing to bring, including some Thanksgiving gift ideas.
Thanksgiving Party Ideas
Want to something a little different this year, and looking for some fun Thanksgiving party ideas? These Thanksgiving dinner themes are a ton of fun!
Thanksgiving Meal Ideas
Tips and ideas for planning Thanksgiving dinner, including what to do when, how to plan a menu, and more.
Decorating Tips and Ideas
Table Decorations for Thanksgiving
Hey, they say you eat with your eyes, right? With these beautiful ideas for decorating the Thanksgiving table, your guests may be stuffed even before the meal arrives.
Pretty Thanksgiving dinnerware can make the difference between a boring table and a beautiful one. Here are tips for choosing Thanksgiving china and dinnerware, no matter your budget.
Holiday Buffet Table Decorating and Serving Ideas
Don't want your holiday buffet table to
look drab? Just because it's a buffet doesn't mean your Thanksgiving dinner recipes can't shine. Buffet doesn't equal boring! Check out these
great ideas for buffet table decorating and serving.
Tips for Making
Thanksgiving Day Special
Yep, the food is great. But you also want to create a day that your family will always remember-- and that they will look forward to every year. The pages below will help you to create Thanskgiving traditions for your family, and make Thanksgiving dinner truly your own.
Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that's all about family tradtions. This page will show you how to create your own.
Ever wonder about the origins and history of Thanksiving, and what the most traditional customs are?
Thanksgiving Games &
Thanksgiving Party Games
Whether you want activities just for the kids, just the adults, or the whole family, these Thanksgiving themed party games are just the ticket.
Adult Dinner Party Games
From party icebreakers (to help guests get to know each other) to drinking games to fun word games to play during Thanksgiving
dinner itself, these party games are sure to keep your Thanksgiving lively. Just add a few great Thanksgiving dinner recipes to get the party started!
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