Let vegetables steal the show with these scrumptious, seasonal, and meat-free Thanksgiving dishes, from hearty sides like soy braised kabocha squash ora sweet potato and kale gratin, to savory main courses like spiced vegetable patties or a multilayered eggplant and goat cheese terrine.
America has but one great, official feast each year, but there are plenty of books on the topic. Here are a few volumes, new and old, that we found invaluable as we put together this issue's Thanksgiving stories. Every one is well worth consulting as you plan your own holiday feast.
An aromatic combination of spices elevate the humble sweet potato oven fry to something truly special. We like to serve a batch of still-warm wedges alongside a creamy curry-honey dipping sauce, with lime wedges for an acidic kick.
It's rare that we encounter spaghetti squash not shredded into its eponymous noodle-like threads. But kept intact, it reveals a beautifully yielding texture and a savory, subtle flavor that's perfectly offset by a rich walnut-miso glaze.