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Best Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Best Thanksgiving Recipes and Planning Guide

Take the guess work out of Thanksgiving with my tried-and-true Thanksgiving recipes. With my Thanksgiving Planning Guide, you’ll know what to cook and when to start it so that the entire dinner comes together at the same time. 

Thanksgiving dinner—it’s one of the biggest meals of the year! With so many sides and desserts (not to mention the will-it-ever-pop nature of turkey timers), it can be a challenge get the timing right! When do you need to start everything so that the entire meal will be hot-and-ready at the same time?! 

Spending a little time creating a plan helps take the stress out of Thanksgiving day.

If you are one of the lucky ones in charge of hosting dinner this year, use one of my Thanksgiving planning guides to help you get your dinner on the table! It’ll tell you when to prepare and cook each of the items on your Thanksgiving menu. (Scroll down to the bottom of the post to download your guide.)

Favorite Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

A roundup of Favorite Thanksgiving Pie Recipes to help you up your pie game this Thanksgiving. Whether you like a classic pecan pie, or you're all about a cool and cream pie, I've got you covered.  I...

9 Simply Delicious Holiday Side Dishes

Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

Next time you want to wow someone with a great side dish, make these Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes. Creamy mashed potatoes loaded with flavorful caramelized onions and topped with butter, cheese, and bacon before...

Halloween Movie Night Board

Snack boards are a great way to entertain. This Halloween Movie Night Board is easy to put together and a fun way to celebrate Halloween with family or friends.  Do you have a favorite Halloween...

Meat Lovers Calzone cut open on a plate

Meat Lovers Calzones

Calzone, which means "stuffed pants" in Italian, is like a little pizza sandwich. These Calzones stuffed with pepperoni, sausage and Canadian bacon are for meat lovers. I love baking breads, so when Red Star Yeast asked me...