Thanksgiving Turkey Burger

White-meat turkey burgers can be dry, so chefs Amy Pressman and Nancy Silverton use a mix of white meat, dark meat, and skin (ask a butcher to grind the combination for you). The trimmings here were inspired by Thanksgiving stuffing: leeks, celery, and sage, plus a spoonful of cranberry sauce for a dash of brightness…

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Cranberry with a Kick-Thanksgiving Sauce

Author Notes Despite its name, this cranberry sauce is very versatile and doesn't always have to be served during thanksgiving. It's great on chicken, duck, or pork, and as a topping on toast, crepes, or even with ice cream. When served warm, the flavors really complement each other; the balance of sweet and spicy is…

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Make-Ahead Gravy

The Thanksgiving game-changing gravy. The secret? A fortified stock that you can make days in advance. No pan drippings needed!Ingredients:1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 pound chicken wings1 large onion, unpeeled, coarsely chopped1 large carrot, peeled, coarsely chopped1 celery stalk, coarsely choppedA small handful of rosemary, thyme, and/or bay leaves1 cup dry white wine6 cups (or more)…

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Thanksgiving Day Fries

AN NGUYEN/ShutterstockThanks to chef Isaac Stewart of Atlanta's CinéBistro, fries have a place on the Thanksgiving table now, too. These holiday-themed taters are seasoned with cinnamon and candied pecans and then doused in a rich marshmallow cream.  Servings4Calories Per Serving2486Folate equivalent (total)44µg11%

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Thanksgiving Stuffing with Cornbread

Truth: Not everyone likes classic Thanksgiving stuffing. However, it’s hard to be mad at sweet, crunchy-yet-tender cornbread stuffing. We're okay with this fact. Also known as cornbread dressing, this dish is a classic in the American South, where you’ll often find it mixed with sausage, bacon, jalapeños, nuts, even chopped oysters. We kept ours simple,…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Tostadas

Ingredients:1 tablespoon olive oil1/4 teaspoon ancho chile powder1 cup shredded cooked roast turkey1 cup mashed sweet potato4 tostada shells1/2 cup smooth or chunky cranberry sauce, homemade or storebought1/4 cup Mexican crema* (or sour cream thinned with water)1 lime, cut into wedges1/4 cup slivered green onions1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese*

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Thanksgiving Oven-Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients:2 small fennel bulbs, tops removed1 pound fingerling or small potatoes1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in halfGood olive oilKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Meatballs

Preheat the oven to 375°F.In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the pork and spice blend until the spices are evenly incorporated throughout the meat.In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Place the onions, celery, and carrots in the pan and sauté until the onions and celery are translucent. Add the chestnuts and…

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Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls For Thanksgiving

Test Kitchen-Approved Author Notes You might think a fluffy dinner roll is impossible without gluten. It's not, of course -- and it's easy. And if someone you love can't eat dairy, you could use melted coconut oil in place of the butter here. The key here is the psyllium husk. This natural insoluble fiber absorbs…

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