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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

50 Recipes To Consider for Thanksgiving

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For my American readers, how much cooking are you doing for this year's Thanksgiving? With the holiday a week and a half away, it's time to start thinking about what's going to grace your table this year (or, alternately, what you'd like to request mom or grandma to make!). Whatever your role in the upcoming feast, here are 50 recipes from my archives that you might want to consider.

Although you won't find a turkey recipe on here (by next year you will, promise!), I've got the other bases covered, from salads to side dishes to desserts...heavy on the desserts of course! Looking for breakfast or appetizer options? You can find those in my recipe index!

Hopefully one of these recipes catches your eye. Tell me, what are you planning to make this Thanksgiving? Share links in the comments so readers have even more Thanksgiving options!
Apple Walnut Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette 
Autumn Chopped Salad
Autumn Salad
Curried Cashew, Apple, and Grape Salad
Green Salad with Spiced Walnuts
Mixed Citrus Green Salad
Pear and Arugula Salad
Pomegranate Salad with Honey Cider Vinaigrette
Spinach and Apple Salad with Crispy Almonds
Winter Fruit Salad
Side Dishes
Asparagus Goat Cheese Gratin
Figgy Wild Rice Mushroom & Sourdough Dressing
Gorgonzola Smashed Potatoes
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Capers, Walnuts, and Anchovies
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Toasted Pecans and Dried Cranberries
Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Walnuts
Sweet Potato Apple Casserole
Honey Wheat Sandwich Buns
Pretzel Rolls
Pumpkin Knots
Pumpkin Popovers
Whole Wheat Baguettes
Whole Wheat Rosemary Bread
Apple Cranberry Pie with Oatmeal Cookie Crust
Apple Raisin Bars
Blushing POM Holiday Cheesecake
Caramel Apple Cheesecake Pie
Caramel Apple Nut Bars
Chocolate Liqueur Brownies
Cranberry Bliss Bars
Cranberry Pistachio and Ginger Blondie Cake
Gingerbread Truffles
No-Bake Nutella Pie with Peanut Butter Crust
Paul's Pumpkin Bars
Pumpkin Blondies
Pumpkin Butterscotch Cookies
Pumpkin Cake
Pumpkin Cheesecake Spice Bars
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Cranberries
Pumpkin Roll
Pumpkin Snickerdoodles
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Raspberry Truffle Tarts
Salted Caramel Pie
Sour Cream Cranberry Bars
Upside Down Apple Pie

Don't forget to check out my recipe index for appetizer and breakfast recipes too!

Looking for even more Thanksgiving ideas? Check out these amazing mosaics compiled of hundreds of Thanksgiving recipes from around the web--some of my recipes listed above are featured there and you'll find everything from sides to desserts to pumpkin only to gluten-free options!

One Year Ago: Oatmeal Buttermilk Muffins with Peaches and Pecans