Thanksgiving is a holiday stuffed with family, friends and food. And while too many cooks in the kitchen can be a problem, no one has ever complained about too many dishes on the table.
Americas Best Kitchens’ Thanksgiving Recipes compiles over 60 original recipes – dips, appetizers, soups, salads, sides, stuffing, turkey, ham, lasagna and desserts. There are five turkey roasting recipes and two mouth-watering gravy guides. This cookbook has your Thursday covered.
Vegetarian options abound in Ruchi: An All-Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast by Laxmi Laxman. Ruchi means “taste” in Sanskrit, and your flavometer will go into overdrive with recipes for Spicy Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin & Red Beans, and Corn Curry. The “Turkey” is a nutritious, marinated cauliflower over a festive, peppery rice dish (pulao).
If you’re short on time and need help planning your meal, get your holiday humming with the full Turkey Day menu outlined in Mami’s Book of Thanksgiving Recipes by Sandy G. Gompf. This platter planner will keep you on schedule with a concise shopping list and daily to-do lists. The dozen table-filling recipes (turkey, stuffing, pies) are as easy to follow as they are delicious.
Gather to Gobble is a family-focused Thanksgiving Day guide, filled with over two dozen recipes wrangled from relatives as well as holiday quotes, amusing art and photos from the Pollock family’s years of giving thanks. There are even guides to choosing a turkey or wine, and an inspired recipe for leftover turkey.
We wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving and merry cranberry sauce!