25 New Takes on Thanksgiving Favorites

Traditional recipes with a twist.

Julia Child's Stuffed Turkey, Updated

Julia broke apart turkeys in pursuit of quick and even cooking, effortless carvi…

Spicy Cornbread Stuffing with Red Peppers, Chipotle...

For best flavor and texture, dry the cornbread, add a little half-and-half, and …

Roasted Butternut Squash with Radicchio and Parmesan

For great caramelization, don’t drown squash in sugar or syrup. Instead, sharpen…

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Arugula

Want sweet, velvety beets without the wait? Micro-steam them.

Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup a...

Have 10 minutes? You can make the best Brussels sprouts that you’ve ever tasted.

Butterflied Turkey with Cranberry-Molasses Glaze

What’s the trick to applying a glossy, tangy-sweet glaze to turkey so it doesn’t…

Apricot, Vanilla, and Cardamom Pie with Rye Lattice...

For a new type of summer fruit pie, we piled vanilla-scented fresh apricots into…

Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables with Bacon and ...

Adding carrots, parsnips, turnips, or celery root to mashed potatoes sounds like…

Duck Fat-Roasted Potatoes

For the crispest, most flavorful roasted potatoes, rethink the fat.

Green Bean Salad with Shallot, Mustard, and Tarragon

For deeply flavored, tender, bright-green beans for salad, we looked to the sea.

Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake

Some 30 cheesecakes later--that's more than 11,000 grams of fat and 150,000 calo…

Rustic Dinner Rolls

Turning flour, water, and yeast into crusty, airy rolls is one of the hardest bi…

Skillet-Roasted Cauliflower with Capers and Pine Nuts

For tender, richly caramelized florets, we threw out the culinary rule book.

Pear-Walnut Upside-Down Cake

The underrated pear makes for a more refined version of this simple cake—if you …

Cauliflower Soup

The secret to the best-tasting cauliflower soup you’ve ever eaten? Undercook som…

Creamy White Bean Soup with Lemony Yogurt and Crisp...

Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisti…

Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

We wanted a sweet potato side dish that is savory enough for an adult's palate,…

Spicy Cranberry Chutney

For a standout sauce, we needed to do more than just fine-tune the sweet-tart cl…

Spanish Potatoes with Olive Oil and Wine (Patatas P...

Lush, tender patatas panaderas deserve to be better known outside their homeland…

Bitter Greens and Fig Salad with Warm Shallot Dressing

For tender, lightly wilted greens, forget the salad bowl and get out your Dutch …

Apple-Cranberry Pie

Adding cranberries to an apple pie can result in out-of-balance flavors.

Braised Carrots and Turnips with Golden Raisins

Braising root vegetables leaves the oven free for the roast—plus, you get a sauc…

Rustic Bread Stuffing with Cranberries and Walnuts

We’ve updated our turkey methods but never reworked stuffing. The time had come.

Our Favorite Gluten-Free Turkey Gravy

Of course it had to taste great. But we also wanted a gravy that could be made i…

Lemon-Olive Oil Tart

Butter isn't always better. An unorthodox ingredient is the key to this simple, …