The Daily Meal’s Best Thanksgiving Recipes

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We’ve compiled our best holiday recipes from chefs, cookbook authors and food writers.
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Looking to fry, broil, roast, grill or brine a turkey? Or maybe skip it all together? You’ll find everything from traditional Thanksgiving dishes to new-age alternatives in this all-inclusive recipe roundup.

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Top Turkey Recipes

D’Artagnan’s Roasted Wild Turkey with Apple Sausage recipe

 

Chef Jonathan Waxman's Roast Heritage Turkey recipe

 

D’Artagnan’s Roasted Wild Turkey with Bourbon-Pecan Stuffing recipe

 

Chef Dean Fearing’s Roast Turkey with Tangerine Sage Glaze recipe

 

Chef Jimmy Bradley’s Deep-Fried Turkey recipe

 

Lidia’s Balsamic-Glazed Roast Turkey with Pan Sauce recipe.

 

Chef Suzanne Goin’s Sage and Rosemary Roasted Turkey recipe

 

Basic Roasted Turkey recipe

 

Todd English’s Confit of Turkey recipe

 

Deep-Fried Turkey recipe from Chef Brad Thompson

 

Basic Turkey Brine recipe

 

Gluten-Free Balsamic Roasted Turkey with Apple Stuffing recipe

 

Turkey Alternatives

Vegan Porcini-Stuffed Seitan with Wild Mushroom Sauce recipe

 

Chef Michael Lomanco’s Slow-Roasted Salmon with Ginger

 

Chef Alex Guarnaschelli’s Whole Duck with Green Peppercorn Glaze

 

Juniper-rubbed Pork Loin with Prunes and Savoy Cabbage recipe

 

Marc Forgione’s Chicken Under a Brick recipe

 

Miraval’s Beef Filet Mignon with Roma Tomato, Basil and Shallot Salad

 

Todd English’s Pumpkin Lasagna recipe

 

Colman Andrews’ Winter Gnocchi with Meat Sauce recipe

 

Turkey Twists

Hedgehog Mushroom and Turkey Pot Pie recipe

 

Ginger-Sumac Roasted Turkey Breast recipe

 

D’Artagnan’s Braised Wild Turkey Ragu recipe

 

D’Artagnan’s Roasted Wild Turkey Breast with Fall Vegetables recipe

 

Chef Kerry Heffernan's Red Wine Roasted Turkey Legs recipe

   

  

 

Starters

Parsnip and Celery Root Soup recipe

 

Wild Mushroom Soup with Chives recipe

 

Vegan Chestnut Bisque recipe

 

Sides

Etna Beans with Apples and Herbs recipe

 

Farmhouse Carrots From the Sprouted Kitchen recipe

 

Cranberry-Jalapeño Relish

 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Brown-Butter Vinaigrette

 

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Shallots

 

Maple-roasted Brussels Sprouts

 

Stuffing

Todd English’s Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing recipe

 

Sage and Cornbread Stuffing recipe

 

Gravy

Basic Giblet Gravy

 

Desserts

Blue Duck Tavern’s Award-Winning Apple Pie recipe

 

Gluten-Free Pear Crisp from Elana’s Pantry recipe

 

Gluten-Free Grand Marnier Bread Pudding recipe

 

Colman Andrews’ Winter Squash Pudding recipe

 

Vegan Pecan Pie recipe

 

Pumpkin Cake with Maple Whipped Cream