Embracing the idea of household favorites, we asked our food editors which dishes they cherish most, and let their answers inspire the quintessential Thanksgiving meal. Our menu is meant to be adaptable: Prepare it entirely or choose individual recipes, weaving them into your customary spread.
Everyone's favorite, chicken soup with noodles, is comforting and satisfying but also super easy to make -- largely due to the fact that there are so many ways to transform chicken broth, vegetables, and noodles. With different flavorings and types of noodles, the bowl takes on a distinct personality.
You have your main ingredient -- chicken -- but how to cook it? All these recipes require is one pot, pan, or baking dish. And these recipes for all-in-one meals can be prepared with little effort and minimal cleanup.