16 Potato Recipes for Thanksgiving

Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon. [Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

A dinner without potatoes is a meal without staples. Yes, bread and rice are staples too, but the ultimate America staple is the good old potato quietly hiding on the side in the form of fries. Let the potato shine with our updated potato recipes for Thanksgiving. Mash, bake, grill, or fry the spuds. Their versatile abilities loan them to anything—even in pies. Jump to one below or click through the slideshow for more inspiration!

Roasted and Pan Fried




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