A holiday meal – whether on Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Day – needs multiple side dishes to enter the realm of a feast. Soups, gratins, root, and green vegetables, along with stuffing (or dressing) all get the savory D’Artagnan treatment in these feast-worthy recipes.
Have you got a craving for something French this Thanksgiving? Of course, Thanksgiving is not celebrated in France, so there’s no traditional menu to follow. But the French are experts at eating well and hosting convivial feasts. So we’ve taken a page from their book and collected some recipes that will bring a little joie de vivre to your Thanksgiving meal.
The turkey may be the center of the Thanksgiving meal, but the side dishes make it a feast. There are classics that everyone expects to see, like stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green beans. We’ve made these favorites even better with some of our signature ingredients (we call them holiday helpers). Read on for ten tasty recipes.
Chefs dish on their favorite sides, and whether you can even have Thanksgiving without a turkey on the table. You may be surprised at how traditional their choices of favorite sides are… and some of the alternatives they eat instead of turkey. What do you think? Do you serve a non-turkey Thanksgiving meal?
Hosting a smaller group for Thanksgiving? You may not want to roast a whole turkey, but rather a turkey breast. Or perhaps make a special occasion roast like this Crackling Roast Porcelet Rack with Fennel & Apples. Here are a few holiday-appropriate recipes that will serve 4 to 6 people. Start with the main dish decision, and then…