Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Menu
Is it possible to make really good all-purpose gravy without a roast, using only canned broth and a few vegetables?
Roasted Brined Turkey
Since we introduced the brined turkey in 1993, we have tested dozens of techniques for producing the perfect Thanksgiving bird. Here's what really works.
Arugula Salad with Pears, Almonds, Goat Cheese, and Dried Apricots
A surprise ingredient guarantees salads that are lively but not harsh.
Classic Green Bean Casserole
The classic combo of green beans, condensed soup, and canned onions isn't bad. But for a holiday centered on homemade food, shouldn't every dish be great?
No-Bake Pumpkin Pie
A no-bake pumpkin pie sounds appealing, but not if the filling is starchy or dense. Could we reformulate this recipe and make it worthy of the holiday table?
Scalloped Potatoes with Root Vegetables
We've modified our quicker version of classic scalloped potatoes to include root vegetables.
Make-Ahead Garlic-Potato Soup
A bowl of garlic-potato soup sounds appealing, but not if the assertive garlic overwhelms the mild-mannered potatoes. What are the secrets to this simple peasant dish?