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Easy Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be a no-holds-barred culinary marathon. Take the easy route and stick with these simple recipes that will actually allow you to enjoy the holiday.

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Corn Pudding

Just say no to canned corn and boxed corn muffin mix.

Simple Cranberry Sauce

Back-of-the-bag recipes aren't bad, but we found a way to make a dramatic improv…

Two-Hour Turkey and Gravy

With two small cuts, we cooked a juicy roast turkey for the holidays in just 2 h…

Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemo...

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

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Bake, boil, or steam? None of these methods is the right one for the best textur…

Pan-Roasted Pear Salad

There’s nothing wrong with a perfect, juicy pear by itself. But we wanted someth…

Garlic-Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

For just the right balance, we started by examining how garlic flavor works.

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Great mashed potatoes aren’t complicated, but you need to pay attention to the d…

Jalapeño-Cheddar Cornbread

We’re saving a place at the table for this cheesy, spicy side.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onion

Roasted sprouts are satisfying on their own; savory bacon and sweet onion only m…

Green Beans with Toasted Hazelnuts and Bro...

Cooking the beans ahead saves time when you need it most—in the final moments be…

Sautéed Peas with Shallot and Mint

To play up this legume’s sweet, delicate flavors, we began by skipping the heavy…

Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing

We wanted a stuffing that was rich enough and packed with enough flavor that it …

Simple Holiday Stuffing

Though it has just a handful of ingredients and is supereasy to make, this casse…

Easier Roast Turkey and Gravy

No flipping. No long-simmered gravy. For fuss-free turkey and a fast, richly fla…

Roast Whole Turkey Breast with Gravy

A perfectly cooked, crispy-skinned turkey breast can be just the ticket for a sm…

Apple Turnovers

Two convenience items—apple butter and frozen puff pastry— make bakery-qualit…

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

A no-bake pumpkin pie sounds appealing, but not if the filling is starchy or den…

Skillet Apple Pie

A simple, old-fashioned dessert called apple pandowdy promises apple pie appeal …

Metal Spatulas

This essential tool can be a cook's best friend—but only if you choose the right…

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