Quick Dumpling Dipping Sauce
Keep a bag of frozen dumplings on hand and mix our tasty dipping sauce while you heat them -- they make fine hors d'oeuvres for last-minute holiday visitors, or a light, easy dinner with steamed vegetables or rice.
All it takes is a sprinkling of salt and pepper to enhance the earthy flavors of the carrots in this simple side dish.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
This classic potato dish is always on everyone's favorites list for a Thanksgiving side.
Italian Seafood Salad
Seafood is a must for the Feast of the Seven Fishes, an Italian Christmas Eve tradition. This salad with squid, shrimp, mussels, and crab is a delicious way to kick off the meal.
This classic French dish can be baked up to eight hours ahead. Let it cool completely, then cover loosely with foil, and refrigerate. To serve, reheat in a 350-degree oven.
Whole-Grain Skillet Cornbread
Pull out your cast iron for this Thanksgiving stalwart: It's the key to a perfect crust.
No-Knead Dinner Rolls
Even beginner-level bakers will have no trouble making these fluffy rolls; the dough can be prepped, put in the pan, and chilled up to a day ahead.