You probably don’t have enough kitchen space to do all of your Thanksgiving cooking on Thursday, so it’s important to cross at least a few dishes off the list before Turkey Day arrives.
So you forgot Thanksgiving was coming up. It happens. Not to worry, however: These recipes can be made before company arrives, and your guests will be none the wiser.
Thanksgiving is a holiday of excess, but that doesn’t mean you have to go overboard with elaborate ingredients and kitchen techniques. You can’t go wrong with these simple, sure-thing dishes.
Turkey Day with a twist
For a twist on some classic Thanksgiving fare, try these alternative yet still holiday-appropriate recipes.
These more-than-classic Thanksgiving recipes are steeped in Americana, many with ties to the White House.
Cooking for a party of two
You don’t need to be expecting a big crowd to eat well on Thanksgiving. These recipes are perfect for a party of two.
Contrary to popular belief, meat is not a Thanksgiving prerequisite. These dishes are a delicious alternative.
These vegan recipes are worth a place on any Thanksgiving table.
Recipes for the calorie conscious
Looking for a lighter Thanksgiving? These recipes are on the healthier side, without sacrificing flavor.
Washington Post Food favorites
Everyone has a favorite recipe or two that they’re happy to make year after year. These are some of ours.