Embrace the flavors of autumn with one of these 13 libations—from a whiskey drink sweetened with boiled cider syrup to an effervescent spiced pear collins, each beverage is easy to prepare in large batches and adds a perfect touch to your Thanksgiving celebration.
Thanksgiving preparations can get complicated, but your sides don't have to be. Prepare any of these scrumptious, simple sides, from creamed Brussels sprouts to maple butter mashed sweet potatoes, in no time at all.
Preparing a Thanksgiving feast calls for a lot of time and energy, which is why we like to have snacks on hand for all the hard-working cooks in the kitchen. These 12 super-simple recipes—for herbed olives, gouda and apple butter sandwiches, ricotta crostini, and more—will nourish and delight as you spend the day cooking, while still being light enough not to spoil anyone's appetite.
The addition of truffle and truffle-infused oil heightens an already indulgent dish. To make this dish more wallet friendly, use jarred black truffles packed in water for the sauce and splurge on fresh for garnish.
A simple roast turkey is transformed into the thing of legend when slathered with a spicy, fragrant jerk sauce. Basting towards the end of roasting ensures a crisp, brown skin without over caramelizing the sugars.
Rubbing the turkey with olive oil and fresh herbs yields a moist, flavorful bird with crisp skin. An apple cider gravy and a dressing of hominy, sausage, and oysters add richness to the festive Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Whether you're hosting a simple cocktail party or a lavish feast, these 50 diverse recipes for elegant, finger-friendly appetizers will kick off your meal in style. From crunchy cheese straws to goose liver terrines, each delectable dish pairs well with wintry libations and will get your guests in a festive spirit.