All the Recipes You Need for a Killer Thanksgiving Dinner

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

It's officially Thanksgiving crunch time. Deep breaths, no need to panic. We've got you covered with menus, planning tips, and shopping lists; taste tests of Thanksgiving supermarket staples; and plenty of features to peruse while the turkey's in the oven. But most of all, what we've got in true over-the-top, Thanksgiving style are recipes. Turkeys smoked, roasted, and cooked sous-vide; side dishes of all stripes; dozens of pies, cookies and cakes. You can visit the whole guide or jump straight to a topic from the list below!

Main Courses

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

From a classic roast turkey to the ultimate vegan roast, we've got dozens of crowd-pleasing mains for your Thanksgiving table.

Side Dishes

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Creamy, cheesy, gooey Brussels sprout gratin, the best mashed sweet potatoes, seriously delicious stuffing waffles, and everything in between.


Lauren Weisenthal

Because your dinner deserves a sweet finish: rustic pies, a no-bake cheesecake, and beyond!


J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Our complete guide to Thanksgiving beer pairings, cocktail party planning tips, and alcohol-free options for guests of all ages.