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Classic Apple Crisp for Thanksgiving

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope 3 comments

This dessert is the most perfect, uncomplicated apple crisp for which you could ever give thanks. More

Chocolate Cranberry Nanaimo Bars

Serious Eats cakespy 1 comment

The Canadian classic takes a tart-but-sweet Thanksgiving turn by adding dried cranberries to each of the three layers. The resulting seasonal variation is bound to delight family and friends at Thanksgiving festivities and start the holiday cookie season off sweetly. More

Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Serious Eats cakespy 2 comments

This cake may not redefine every thought you've ever had about cranberries, but it will turn them upside down--literally. More

Cranberry and Lillet Rouge Sorbet

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 1 comment

Serve this tart sorbet as a palate cleanser between courses, or as a light dessert with whipped cream and candied ginger. More

Perfect Apple Pie

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 42 comments

For best results, pair this recipe with our Easy Pie Dough recipe. See our article on the best apples for pies to select good apples. More

Maida's Big Apple Pie

Serious Eats Nick Malgieri 2 comments

This big free-standing pastry partially encloses a cinnamon and brown sugar-scented cooked apple filling. It's great for a crowd—in fact, it's perfect for Thanksgiving if you have a lot of people over. Best of all, it's baked on a big round pizza pan or cookie sheet, so you don't need any special equipment. More

The Easiest Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

Serious Eats Lee Zalben Post a comment

Read more about this recipe here.... More

Cakespy: Thanksgiving Cookie Turkeys

Serious Eats cakespy 3 comments

I discovered these cookie-and-candy confections via Taste of Home. Not only are they adorable to display, but they're incredibly quick and easy to make (even in a state of turkey-induced torpor). More

Cakespy: Sweet Potato Tarte Tatin

Serious Eats cakespy 4 comments

It starts with delicately slivered sweet potatoes—just enough to provide flavor without becoming a starchy bulk—then pairs them with a thick, rich caramel sauce and buttery puff pastry, all of which is combined, baked upside down, then flipped post-baking for a sophisticated and (especially when topped with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream) supremely satisfying dessert. More

Serious Chocolate: Easy Chocolate Pie Crust

Serious Eats Melody Kramer 22 comments

[Flickr: jessicafm] I'm one of those people who always bought pie crusts at the store. Why spend all that time on the crust, I thought, when pies were all about the filling? The pie is called a peach pie, after... More

Cook the Book: Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Serious Eats Erin Zimmer 19 comments

[Photographs: Robyn Lee] Usually when I think about whoopie pies, my thought process isn't too complicated. I want to eat that. Preferably now. But making pumpkin whoopie pies for the first time, I started analyzing the white, fluffy innards. Amish... More

Cook the Book: Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 6 comments

What sets this pie apart is that it uses a ginger-infused custard base to lighten up the traditional canned pumpkin puree. More

'Food & Wine' Magazine's Caramel Cream Pie with Crispy Rice Topping

Serious Eats The Serious Eats Team 1 comment

When we talked to Food & Wine Magazine editor in chief Dana Cowin about the November 2008 issue of the magazine, we asked her what her favorite Thanksgiving recipes from the issue were. This is one of them. More of... More

Lidia Bastianich's Squash Tiramisu

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More holiday recipes from Lidia Bastianich Octopus and Potato Salad Swiss Chard Crostata Broccoli Rabe with Oil and Garlic Roast Turkey Apple Strudel Cranberry-Quince Chutney... More

Dreena's Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Serious Eats Linnea Covington 1 comment

Pumpkin Brioche Bread Pudding

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 1 comment

In my French family, most of my relatives regard a pumpkin with the inquisitive eyes of a child who, spotting a bright new toy airplane for the first time, picks it up and smiles and then quickly decides he's bored... More

Cook the Book: 10 No-Cook Things To Serve For Dessert

Serious Eats Michele Humes 11 comments

Today's recipe (or non-recipe) goes out to the frazzled cooks already overseeing a turkey, six sides, and the tricky business of wine pairing. I doubt that Ina Garten, author of this week's Cook the Book selection, Barefoot Contessa Back to... More

Lidia Bastianich's Apple Strudel

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Black and Orange Recipe: Dark Chocolate, Mint, and Pumpkin Gelato Patch

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 5 comments

Editor's Note: Since it's the last Wednesday in October, this will conclude our black and orange recipe feature. Thank you Kerry for creating each one! I find that it pays off to seriously invest your time in a main course,... More

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