Chesapeake Bay Thanksgiving Recipes

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Hominy, Oyster, and Sausage Dressing

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Hominy, Oyster, and Sausage Dressing

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.Beth Rooney

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake
Rum and gingersnaps add a spicy, warming flavor to this rich fall dessert.Beth Rooney
Roasted Oysters with Green Tomato Pickle and Cranberry-Horseradish Relish

Roasted Oysters with Green Tomato Pickle and Cranberry-Horseradish Relish

These sweet-tart green tomato pickles and spicy cranberry-horseradish relish are delicious with roasted oysters, an Eastern Shore staple.Beth Rooney
Roasted Sugar-Glazed Pears

Roasted Sugar-Glazed Pears

Roasted pears stuffed with almonds, currants, and raisins make a simple yet elegant dessert.Beth Rooney

Creamed Spinach with Spiced Bread Crumbs

Creamed Spinach with Spiced Bread Crumbs
This luxurious stove-top creamed spinach is enriched with sour cream and topped with crunchy spiced bread crumbs.Helen Rosner
Fresh Cranberry Relish

Fresh Cranberry Relish

This sweet-tart cranberry relish is flavored with cinnamon, fresh citrus, and sweet apples. See the recipe for Fresh Cranberry Relish »Anna Stockwell

Sweet Potato Casserole with Bourbon and Pineapple

Sweet Potato Casserole with Bourbon and Pineapple
A variation of traditional sweet potato casserole gets its depth of flavor from bourbon and pineapple.Anna Stockwell
rum bundt cake recipe, rum cake recipes

Rum Bundt Cake

A supremely moist, boozy Southern bundt cake fitting for any holiday spread.Helen Rosner
Roasted Vegetable Terrine

Roasted Vegetable Terrine

Our colorful vegetarian take on terrine features smoky roasted vegetables, tangy goat cheese, and a sun-dried tomato pesto.Helen Rosner

Spicy Okra Pickles

Spicy Okra Pickles
These spicy pickles are a delicious accompaniment to a Thanksgiving meal.Helen Rosner