A Thanksgiving table set with a browned turkey on a platter, a red berry pie, and more holiday favorites.

How to Manage Thanksgiving Dinner

If you can learn how to manage Thanksgiving dinner, then suddenly your turkey day feast will become a lot less stressful and a lot more fun! A little extra planning goes a long way when it comes to a complicated meal. While you can make life a little easier with handy Thanksgiving gadgets, like a […]

A roast turkey on a platter with herbal garnishes, with bowls of mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls, and pie on a table.

Does Turkey Really Make Us Tired?

We all know the feeling: right after a huge Thanksgiving dinner, everyone passes out in chairs around the living room, too tired to move. Maybe a cousin says, “Why are we all so tired?” Perhaps then an aunt says, “It’s the turkey! It makes us tired; there’s some sort of amino acid in it that […]

Close-up of a serving of Cheesy Cauliflower on a blue plate.

Parmesan Cauliflower

Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets 1 c. heavy cream 1 ½ t. flour 1 ½ c. grated Parmesan Salt and ground pepper ½ c. breadcrumbs 1 t. unsalted butter, cut into pieces Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Mix cauliflower, heavy cream, flour, and 1 cup of grated Parmesan in a […]

A red and white check bowl filled with Honey Glazed Carrots.

Easy Honey Glazed Carrots

These easy honey glazed carrots are the perfect Thanksgiving side. They’re sweet enough to taste like candy, but carrots still add a healthy balance to the holiday feast. Cut regular sized carrots into one-inch lengths, or take an extra step out of the process and simply use baby carrots or pre-cut carrots. Feel free to […]

Close-up of a serving of glazed squash on a red plate.

Glazed Squash

Make Thanksgiving a little bit easier with this simple glazed squash recipe. There’s no need to gather a dozen different ingredients and spend hours fussing over this vegetable dish! You just need two acorn squashes, a half cup of brown sugar, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. The brown sugar makes the squash sweet […]

A simple Pilgrim hat shape made from black paper with a white paper band and a yellow paper buckle.

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

These fun Thanksgiving activities for kids are perfect for keeping the little ones entertained during the holiday. Help them with a pilgrim hat craft before the big day so they’re dressed to impress! Then, during Thanksgiving, set up a pumpkin bowling station and a kids’ Thanksgiving table so the kids are having just as happy […]

A large red Nesco brand electric roaster/slow cooker, filled with a whole turkey and bread stuffing.

Three Ways to Cook a Turkey

Why come up with three different ways to cook a turkey? After all, we all have our tried-and-true family recipes and secrets handed down over the years. But while we would never mess with Grandma Jean’s famous cranberry sauce, finding different ways to cook a turkey can have a big impact on your Thanksgiving feast. […]

Pumpkin pulp in a food processor, with pumpkin seeds in a bowl and empty cooked pumpkin shells in the background.

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree

The most delicious pumpkin pies in the world are always made with homemade pumpkin puree; that’s why we’re going to show you, step by step, how to make your own pumpkin puree! Homemade pumpkin puree is surprisingly easy to make, and comes in handy for all sorts of pumpkin recipes like muffins, bread, cookies, and […]

A clear bowl with Cranberry Pineapple Sauce, on a teal plate with a yellow napkin.

Cranberry Sauce with Pineapple

Sweet cranberry sauce with pineapple is a great twist on the traditional tang of cranberries. You’ll love the fact that there’s only three simple ingredients and a prep-and-cooking time of less than 20 minutes. Your family will love the surprising sweetness of pineapple mixed with classic cranberries! Make this cranberry sauce with pineapple up to three days beforehand […]

Two halves of a grilled Turkey Sandwich stacked, showing melted cheese, tomato, turkey, and lettuce.

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Make the most of your Thanksgiving feast with these easy Thanksgiving leftover ideas. With a little creativity, we found delicious ways to use leftovers in every meal–breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner! After all, shouldn’t your leftovers taste just as good as the main meal? From eggs and potato pancakes to fried stuffing bites, read on […]