Slideshow: This Week in Recipes

Thanksgiving Salad with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts
Thanksgiving Salad with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts
The dish has that comfort element that you want from Thanksgiving, plus it can be completed in less than an hour. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger]

Pumpkin Cornbread
Pumpkin Cornbread
This pumpkin-y cornbread is a nice alternative to regular cornbread for fall breakfasts and Thanksgiving meals. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Spaghetti Squash Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Spaghetti Squash Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
The light yellow flesh is sweet and delicate, and when scratched with a fork, transforms into slender strands that resemble the pasta it gets its name from. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Maria Del Mar Sacasa]

Roast Turkey Soup
Roast Turkey Soup
You have the turkey carcass lying around, so all you need is a bit of store-bought or homemade chicken broth to simmer it in and you'll end up with a flavorful turkey base in just about an hour. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Roast Turkey and Black Bean Quesadillas
Roast Turkey and Black Bean Quesadillas
You can make great quesadillas with Thanksgiving leftovers, shredded cheese, and something pickled. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Upgraded Long Island Iced Tea
Upgraded Long Island Iced Tea
The terrible frat boy classic made awesome. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: JL Studios]

Turkey or Chicken N' Dumplings
Turkey or Chicken N' Dumplings
These dumplings are made with a biscuit-like dough with an egg in them to help them puff as they simmer. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Mangalorean Beef and Bacon Gravy
Mangalorean Beef and Bacon Gravy
The gravy is made of a mixture of hot and fragrant spices that mellow once they are cooked. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Prasanna Sankhe]

Thanksgiving Leftover Grilled Cheese
Thanksgiving Leftover Grilled Cheese
Bread. Butter. Cheese slices. Fistfuls of leftovers jammed into the middle. All grilled until golden, buttery brown. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

White Chili with Roast Turkey or Chicken
White Chili with Roast Turkey or Chicken
The combination of tender chicken, white beans, and green chilies is a flavorful force to be reckoned with, one that's made all the more delicious when you swap out that wimpy chicken for some leftover turkey. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Bar Bites: Buttered Rum and Cranberry Popcorn
Bar Bites: Buttered Rum and Cranberry Popcorn
This popcorn is dotted with rum-soaked dried cranberries, drizzled with butter, and seasoned with a light sprinkling of salt and sugar. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Marvin Gapultos]

Meringue and Sweet Butter Cake
Meringue and Sweet Butter Cake
It's a light, crisp, chewy meringue with inexplicably creamy, lightly sweetened swirls of butter. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Tara Striano]

Mushroom and Root Vegetable Shepherd's Pie
Mushroom and Root Vegetable Shepherd's Pie
Squash and root vegetables are roasted with mushrooms, stirred into a rich, creamy, comforting sauce, and topped with smooth mashed potatoes, which get brown and crisp when the dish goes back into a hot oven. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Lauren Rothman]

Potato Doughnuts
Potato Doughnuts
Use leftover mashed potatoes to make these fluffy doughnuts. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Alexandra Penfold]