As you read through our downloadable turkey tutorial for tips on the perfect bird, follow this general formula for stuffing: Mix a dry base such as day-old bread with sauteed vegetables, herbs, and seasonings; then add a binder such as stock or eggs, and gently toss.
Let friends and family gather around the appetizers while dinner is being prepared. Choose from finger foods such as stuffed mushrooms, deviled eggs, and shrimp cocktail—our recipes are so delicious they won't notice if the turkey's running late (get our complete turkey tutorial here)!
Turkey may be the traditional center of the Thanksgiving table (download our turkey guide to perfect the tradition), but there are times when an alternative main dish is desired. These Thanksgiving entrée ideas are just as festive and satisfying as a whole roasted turkey. Most can be easily doubled or even tripled depending on the crowd around your table. For a well-made Thanksgiving dinner for any number of guests, we offer a selection of festive main course recipes including roast beef, pork tenderloin, Cornish hens, salmon, duck, and roast chicken.