'Thanksgiving mains' on Serious Eats

Meatless Main Dishes for Thanksgiving

[Photograph: Herbivoracious] It's called Turkey Day not Other Non-Turkey Stuff Day for a reason. Vegetarians are usually stuck piling on the sides on Thanksgiving, which isn't the worst thing in the world, but they could use some entrees with a little more heft. This photo of squash stuffed with orzo in a sage brown butter sauce from our Seriously Meatless man Michael Natkin is a great example of a turkey alternative—and we're not talking the turkey-flavored proteins. Here are some others, and feel free to chime in with your ideas. Acorn Squash Lasagna with Béchamel Sauce Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter and Sage Sauce Blue Cheese, Pear, and Pecan Quiche Grafton Squash Casserole Pumpkin Orzo with Sage Spaghetti Squash... More

How to Roast a Turkey

In addition to his new, encyclopedic Cooking, James Peterson has collected tips, culinary advice (how to season a pan, sharpen a knife, freeze clear ice cubes), and basic recipes in What's a Cook to Do. He gives step-by-step carving advice... More

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