We've got appetizers like baked Brie and sweet potato pumpkin bites, cocktails warm and cool, decadent sides like classic mashed potatoes and caramelized butternut squash with bacon and, of course, dessert. Take a look at the recipes below. I'll be seriously surprised if you can wait until Thanksgiving to try these out.
A cheese course is one way to start your meal, but watch out — this decadent baked Brie with apricot, balsamic vinegar and orange zest just might overshadow the turkey.
These cheese slices that look like pumpkin pie take the prize for cutest appetizer ever.
With cheese, sweet potato, bacon and crabmeat, these bite-sized treats are an irresistible app.
If you're planning a big appetizer spread, then make a smaller version of these pumpkin empanadas to add just a little sweet to your savory treats.
For your guests or while you cook, these autumn cocktails are the perfect start to your Thanksgiving Day festivities.
You know you'll be indulging all day long, so include some of these low-fat appetizers on your menu to help even things out.
If you're tired of the same old mashed potatoes and gravy, then check out these modern Thanksgiving side dishes.
Brussels sprouts are totally en vogue right now (don't tell kale!), and this vegan recipe makes the most of them.
This creamy rice makes the perfect side dish, and the addition of ground turkey keeps it whimsically on theme.
Sweet, smoky and salty, this festive dish will please even the pickiest of eaters.
Make the most of a holiday classic with these creamy, dreamy mashed potatoes.
These dishes are on the light side without sacrificing flavor, so you can feel good about indulging.
These recipes pack all the flavors of Thanksgiving into a perfectly portioned meal for two — no 18-pound turkey needed.
Put a smile on your vegan or vegetarian loved ones' faces by cooking them some special Thanksgiving food — pie included!
If you find yourself wishing every year was a Thanksgivukkah year, then these recipes combine the best of both holidays into one feast.
These enticing recipes will ensure you have the tastiest Thanksgiving feast of all time.
Overwhelmed by leftovers? This simple casserole uses turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, so you can clear out your fridge faster than ever while still getting dinner on the table.
It may be hard to believe, but some folks just don't like pie. Tickle their taste buds anyhow with these Thanksgiving desserts that have nothing to do with pie.
People will be seriously impressed with your culinary talents when you cut into this peekaboo pound cake.
These elegant dessert cocktails will help you end your feast in style.
This slow cooker pumpkin pie is perfect if your oven is already booked — or if you just hate baking.
These spiced and sweet pumpkin desserts use whole-wheat flour for a healthful kick.
You'll have the prettiest pies in town when you use this technique to jazz up your crusts.
Caramel apples are amazing. Pie is amazing. But together? Together, they're out-of-this-world amazing.
This creamy, sweet, pumpkin cheesecake is so good no one will even suspect it's gluten-free.
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