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Thanksgiving Recipes

Happy Thanksgiving! From reliable side dishes such as Creamy Potato Gratin to cranberry classics such as Redder Than Red Cranberry Sauce, and not forgetting celebratory puddings such as Pecan-Plus Pie and the legendary Girdlebuster Pie! And we've also got ideas for using up your leftover turkey - Turkey And Glass Noodle Salad, anyone? Browse our great selection of Thanksgiving recipes and have a very Happy Holiday!

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-12

For me the only turkey is a brined one. Not only does it tenderize and add subtle spiciness, but it makes carving the turkey incredibly…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8

For someone who’s never been to Vietnam, I am piling up quite a few recipes which are Vietnamese in inspiration if not origin.…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes 48 small squares

I have written a recipe for panettone stuffing before: the sweet seasonal fruit bread was cubed, toasted and mixed with Italian sausage;…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6-8

My not entirely orthodox way of turning out this otherwise classic dish of cream-softened potatoes has a lot going for it. Photo by…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 4-6

I love recipes using up leftovers, and this is a particular favourite because it suddenly goes off on another tangent, so to speak.…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

For many of us, this Thanksgiving stalwart is beyond untraditional. To a European reader, no doubt to any non-American reader, it…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8

Cool, satiny ice cream with a cranberry syrup so jewel-bright and shiny it could be made of molten lip gloss. My great aunt used to…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes approx. 12 slices

This is somewhat of an Anglo-American enterprise. I have taken a pecan pie, and added other nuts, simply because for me, the English…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

I’ve always roasted honeyed parsnips alongside a turkey but as a marker of the culinary special relationship celebrated at Christmas,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Makes approx. 20 generous slices

I’ve encountered quite a few versions of chocolate salame in Italy – coming to the conclusion that it’s really an…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-12

The pumpkin component here may come out of a can, but I don’t see that’s anything to be apologetic about. By all means,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Yield 50 / 25 sausages

I couldn’t help myself. I can’t have a party without some cocktail sausages and wanted to make them just a little bit…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 10-12

Forget the name, this cake is heavenly. The crumb is tender, the filling and frosting luscious.  When I made it one friday, I…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 12

I know it might sound a bit of a faff, but take it from me that stuffing a whole double breast joint is very much easier than stuffing…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 6-8

A warming, welcoming pud full of seasonal spice that can be thrown together in a matter of minutes. Truly a pudding to give thanks…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

Sometimes, it makes sense to use one’s obsessions to advantage. I know that most people don’t have trivial light-bulb…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

I confess: it was the title that lured me. Tell me you don’t feel the same. I came across this in a recipe by Elinor Klivans,…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-10

When I was a child, I don’t think fresh cranberries were ever seen in England. For me, cranberry sauce came out of a jar –…Read on

Posted by Nigella      Serves 8-12

There is something so magnificent about a whole pumpkin stuffed with jewelled rice, that it doesn’t really need too many side…Read on

Posted by Konstant Kraver      6

By the konstant kraver This sweet potato round with pecans and its sinful maple syrup glaze will have you licking your fingers it…Read on

Posted by Steph77      N/A

Nigella Thanks for your inspiring tips & tricks as well as the simple recipies for fantastic food! I have used your fudge chocolate-pistachio…Read on

Posted by mallomars      Serves 0

A savoury pumpkin side dish, perfect for autumn. This is a great side to any roast -- absolutely sumptuous with pork or lamb. This…Read on

Posted by tootsievalentine      Serves 1 pie

Easy to make and not particularly time consuming. Simple but really scrummy with a lovely soft texture! Perfect comfort food for a…Read on

Posted by bones      4-6

Traditional sage/cornbread dressing with oysters and crabmeat added, which results in something best described as a cross between…Read on

Posted by PH      1

I don't know if I created this drink, probably not, but I never saw it anywhere else. It can be served year round, but is very refreshing…Read on

Posted by charlie&henry's_mom      Serves dependent on size

I know you're thinking making fresh donuts is too much of a chore but these are truly worth it. It's not so much of a chore, really.…Read on

Posted by tasha_durbin      0

This recipe has been in my family for a while. I'm not sure where it originated. We have it every Thanksgiving and I fix it often…Read on

Posted by aussiefi      Serves 0

Yum- and low fat! What more could you ask for! If you are looking for more pumpkin and squash inspiration then have a look at Nigella's…Read on

Posted by kamorgan75      6 - 8

Thanksgiving dinner is not complete without this rich canberry dish. It's more than a sauce and is excellent the day after on turkey…Read on

Posted by Raha Lane      4-6

This is a great side dish to Thanksgiving turkey.Read on

Posted by Raha Lane      Serves 4-6 as main dish

This is a great solution to Thanksgiving left-overs.Read on

Posted by christmasdreamer      Makes One Christmas Turkey

This is a family traditional recipe. Usually everybody loves it very much. I hope you do too!Read on

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