Mastering the Holiday Meal

Hosting for the holidays? Don't let the thought of cooking an elaborate meal stress you out. Make a memorable and delicious holiday feast with our easy-to-follow tutorials, menus that pair sides with mains for a restaurant-worthy experience, and our test kitchen's famous tips and tricks.

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Add These Vegetable-Based Sides, Mains, and Salads to Your Thanksgiving Menu

Yes, there will be turkey on our Thanksgiving tables, but there will also be plenty of plant-based dishes to choose from. Check out our colorful and delicious vegetable-centric mains, sides, and salads to add to your holiday feast.