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Cranberry Butter

By Gwendolyn Kenitzer
Serve on rolls at Thanksgiving, bagels, or quick breads.

Easy Gravy

By Kitchen Crew
This gravy recipe makes about 1 cup. Use the ratio of ingredients to double or triple...

Pumpkin Custard With Pumpkin Vanilla Creme

By Pattie Turner
This is my take on Cracker Barrel's pumpkin custard with caramel mousse dessert. I think...

Robin's Moist And Yummy Pumpkin Cupcakes

By Robin Shafer
My daughter is allergic to chocolate so I make these every year for her birthday at...

Old Virginia Wassail Cider

By Yvonne Corbett
This is a good drink anytime , but especially at the holidays. Great for cold...

Special Occasion Baked Mashed Potatoes

By Elaine Moretti
Not diet friendly, but so delicious.

My Mom's Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing

By Robyn Bruce
My mom is 91 years old now. But through the years, when I was a kid...

Apple Crumble Bars

By Maggie Heden
These are as easy as it gets! Also great with any kind of fruit filling.

Thanksgiving Twice Baked Pumpkin Sweet Potatoes

By Megan Todd
Sweet potatoes are a MUST have on our holiday menu and anytime throughout the year. We...

The Best Sweet Yeast Roll Dough I Have Ever Found

By Kathie Carr
A traditional sweet yeast dinner roll recipe. It takes quite a while to make these. Not...

2-Hour Turkey, Really.

By Torrey Moseley
I ran across this recipe a few years back from my local grocery store. I was...

Chocolate Pie

By Joan Penney
The best chocolate pie!! There is a rich butter taste and a slight crunch to...

~ Cassie's Comforting Chicken & Noodles ~

By Cassie *
I made this easy, tasty meal for my mom to help out while ill. She loved...

Christmas Reindeer "Crack"

By Carol Hankins
Sweet and salty goodness! Perfect snack for the holiday time.

Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese

By Samantha Jacobs
This baked mac and cheese is so creamy and delicious. It's great for a Crock Pot...

Nonna's Cornbread Dressing

By Lisa Wilson
I must have this served with cranberry sauce and a slice of turkey! All my family...

My Granny's Old-Fashioned Biscuits

By Elaine Bovender
When I was young and learning how to cook, this was another one of those things...

Old-Fashioned Soft and Buttery Yeast Rolls

By Cindy Smith Bryson
These rolls are relatively easy to make with no bread machine required. They are the manual...

White Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies

By Debbie Thurmond
I can't believe the holidays are almost here once again. This is one of my...

Candied Yams From Scratch

By Reyhan Sun
Water is not needed. The yams cook in the sugar and butter without water, as...

Drunk Pecan Pie Bread Pudding

By Gina Davis
Ok, I went rogue on this recipe who follows rules right? Didn't even look for a...

Cranberry Orange Pecan Butter

By Kitchen Crew
Add this cranberry orange pecan compound butter to your holiday meal. It's sweet and tangy. Try...

Sweet Potato Cobbler

By Jewel Hall
I remember my mother and her friend making this when I was young. It's so yummy...

Slap Your Mama It's So Delicious Southern Squash Casserole

By Sherri Jackson
This is a tried and true Southern recipe that can be modified by adding meat or...
14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes


We don’t care if you call it stuffing or dressing, Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without this delicious holiday side dish. While we love mom’s classic recipe, we also can’t wait to try these twists and changes to the stuffing we’ve always known. These dressing recipes will have you coming back for seconds and even thirds!

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


It’s our favorite meal of the year! We’re getting all giddy and excited to load our plates with green bean casserole, corn pudding, mashed potatoes, stuffing (and/or dressing), homemade rolls, cranberry sauce, and turkey. Below you’ll find our most popular Thanksgiving recipes to make your holiday dinner the best ever!