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From appetizers to desserts: 94 Thanksgiving recipes

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From appetizers to desserts: 94 Thanksgiving recipes
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Classic pumpkin pie

Time1 hour 10 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Brussels sprouts braised with bacon and chestnuts

Time40 minutes
YieldsServes 4 to 6

Frico with fennel-apple slaw

Time30 minutes
YieldsServes 4 as a first course or appetizer

Fresh mincemeat pie

Time1 hour 30 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Roast hedgehog potatoes

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Roast turkey with wild mushrooms

Time1 hour 10 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Chocolate bouchons

Time45 minutes
YieldsMakes 12 bouchons

Chocolate and pink peppercorn meringues

Time50 minutes
YieldsMakes about 3 dozen meringues

Whole-grain mustard rolls

Time1 hour
YieldsMakes 2 dozen rolls

Braised red cabbage with toasted hazelnuts

Time1 hour 30 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes With Fried Sage

Time40 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Roasted pumpkin salad

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Pumpkin cake with sour cream ganache

Time1 hour 10 minutes
YieldsServes 12 to 16

Pumpkin seed stuffing with chorizo

Time1 hour 40 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Dungeness crab spring rolls with endive and almonds

Time40 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Creamy mushroom ragout over sweet potato cakes

Time1 hour 30 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 12

Pissaladiere with spiced ricotta, radicchio and poached apricots

Time2 hours 30 minutes
YieldsMakes 24 pieces

Pear-blackberry pie

Time2 hours
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Apple-cranberry pie

Time1 hour 45 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Chestnut-celery root puree

Time45 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Cranberry orange cornmeal cake

Time1 hour 40 minutes
YieldsServes 18

Broccoli and roasted garlic soup

Time1 hour
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Mushroom and cheese calzones

Time2 hours
YieldsServes 2 1/2 dozen

Plantain empanadas with chipotle crema

Time2 hours
YieldsMakes 30 empanadas

Romesco with grilled bread, spring onions and shrimp

Time45 minutes
YieldsServes 4 to 8

Pumpkin pie ice cream with pecan praline

Time25 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Chanterelle-sage bread pudding

Time1 hour
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Intertwined rosemary and black pepper breads

Time2 hours 35 minutes
YieldsMakes 24 slices

Sweet potato puree with hazelnut souffle top

Time1 hour 40 minutes
YieldsServes 6

Peppery roasted squash

Time35 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Glazed cipollini with pancetta

Time45 minutes
YieldsServes 4 to 6

Spiced pumpkin soup in roasted pumpkins

Time2 hours
YieldsServes 12

Squash baked with sage and chile butter

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Chioggia beet salad with horseradish creme fraiche

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Kabocha squash creme caramel

Time3 hours 40 minutes
YieldsServes 12

Maury Rubin's pumpkin pie

Time1 hour 10 minutes
YieldsServes 12

Cheddar-sage cornbread

Time1 hour
YieldsServes 9 to 12

Meyer lemon green beans

Time20 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Heritage bird with spice rub and herbs

Time4 hours
YieldsServes 10 to 12 with leftovers

Chestnut-Sage Stuffing

Time30 minutes
YieldsMakes enough for a 16-pound turkey (7 cups)

Creamy mashed potatoes

Time30 minutes
YieldsServes 10 to 12

Sweet potato gratin

Time1 hour 20 minutes
YieldsServes 10 to 12

Classic apple pie

Time1 hour 30 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Cranberry-tangerine relish

Time10 minutes
YieldsServes 12

Potato gratin forestiere

Time1 hour 50 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Shrimp with avocado salsa

Time55 minutes
YieldsMakes 12 canapes

Triple silken pumpkin torte

Time2 hours 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Sweet potato pie with pecan streusel

Time1 hour
YieldsServes 8

Pear frangipane tart

Time1 hour 30 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Sun-dried-tomato-stuffed eggs

TimeActive work time: 25 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsMakes 24 eggs

Pecan pie

TimeActive work time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour plus 2 1/2 hours chilling
YieldsServes 8

Turkey gravy

TimeActive work time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 2 hours 15 minutes
YieldsMakes 2 cups gravy

Mom Parsons' cranberries

Time15 minutes
YieldsMakes 2 1/2 cups

Raw turnip and rutabaga salad with watercress

Time30 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Whole-wheat blini with green olive tapenade

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 12 to 14

Creamy mushroom and roasted onion soup

Time40 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Cream of parsnip soup with crisp-fried pancetta

Time1 hour 35 minutes
YieldsServes 6

Olives with lemon and rosemary

Time10 minutes
YieldsServes 12

White bean, anchovy and caper spread

Time10 minutes
YieldsMakes about 1 1/3 cups

Fennel with green tapenade

Time20 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Pecan brown-butter bread

Time1 hour 45 minutes
YieldsMakes 1 loaf, about 12 slices

Braised corn with chanterelles

Time15 minutes
YieldsServes 4

Succotash

Time30 minutes
YieldsServes 2

Basic deglazing sauce

Time15 minutes
YieldsMakes 1 cup

Rockenwagner Ginger Scones

Time1 hour
YieldsMakes 9 scones

Yankee Cranberry Apple Crisp

Time2 hours
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Persimmon Cake With Rum Orange Icing

Time2 hours
YieldsServes 20 to 24

Viennese Hazelnut Chocolate Raspberry Bars

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsMakes 48 bars

Caramelized onions

Time4 hours
YieldsMakes about 2 1/2 cups

Chocolate shortcakes with brandied cherries

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8

Grissini (breadsticks)

Time55 minutes
YieldsMakes 4 dozen breadsticks

Bruleed pumpkin pie

Time1 hour 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8

The ultimate turkey

Time3 hours
YieldsServes 11 to 15

Ruby Port cranberry sauce

Time20 minutes
YieldsMakes about 2 cups

Mixed greens soup

Time1 hour 45 minutes
YieldsServes 12

Roasted baby parsnips

Time1 hour
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Cornmeal muffins with apricots and rosemary

Time40 minutes
YieldsServes 12

My father's cranberry sauce

Time25 minutes
YieldsMakes 6 cups

Salmon rillettes

Time45 minutes
YieldsServes 10 to 12 (makes about 3 1/4 cups)

Spiced sweet potato puree

Time1 hour 20 minutes
YieldsServes 10 to 12

Roasted eggplant dip with walnuts

Time1 hour 10 minutes
YieldsServes 6

Pumpkin cheesecake

Time2 hours 50 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 12

Adam Perry Lang's gravy

Time2 hours 45 minutes
YieldsMakes a scant 3 cups gravy

Crispy mushroom dressing with apple and sage

Time2 hours
YieldsServes 8 to 10

Cranberry sauce with apple flavors

Time25 minutes
YieldsServes 6 to 8

Parsnips and charred radicchio

Time1 hour
YieldsServes 6 to 8

French salad

Time15 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 12

Pumpkin pie with maple whipped cream

Time3 hours 15 minutes
YieldsServes 8 to 10