Thanksgiving is one of the holidays where tradition and ritual take precedence over innovation. When you gather with family
and friends this year, offer the dishes they love from our collection of crowd-pleasing menus.
A Traditional Thanksgiving
The star of this meal is the Brined Maple Turkey with Cream Gravy. And, in addition to sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes,
carrots, and Brussels sprouts, there are two decadent desserts: Pecan and Date Pie and Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze.
Don't worry about making up your mind which is better–just make them both!
This mix-and-match menu offers two choices for the entrée: Orange-Sage Roasted Turkey or Rosemary-and-Garlic-Studded Leg of
Lamb. All of the side dishes pair perfectly with both main dishes, and the Pumpkin Cheesecake is a glorious finale to the
This elegantly simple dinner features Cooking Light's Ultimate Roasted Turkey, a luxurious appetizer soup, and mushroom strudel
as the side dish. In keeping with a trend of bite-size desserts, the sweet touch for the meal is Mini-Mocha-Toffee Crunch
Thanksgiving may not be the time to leave tradition behind, but you can at least make your family's holiday favorites a little
bit lighter. No one will be disappointed when they're dining on turkey with gravy and fruited stuffing, sweet potato casserole,
green beans, cranberry relish and a spiced pumpkin pie.
A traditional holiday meal of turkey and stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberries and a pumpkin dessert is easy when everyone
pitches in to help. Spending time together in kitchen is part of the fun of the day.
If you're having a large crowd for Thanksgiving, you can't go wrong with dressed-up holiday classics such as Lemon-Sage Turkey
with Wild Mushroom Gravy, Sausage-and-Herb Dressing, Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes, and Spirited Cranberry-Apricot Sauce. Since
the menu serves 12, there are other options for side dishes including mashed potatoes, green beans, and homemade rolls.