Feasts big and small celebrate the flavors of the West, from a traditional ranch feast to island fare and vegetarian delights.
Classic American style
This menu evokes classic American style with a modern Western twist: turkey sliders, fried green beans and shallot rings, pumpkin bourbon shakes, and mini pecan pies.
Menu: Diner-style Thanksgiving
Farm to feast
This locavore menu celebrates heritage turkey, wild mushrooms, Ozette potatoes, and cranberries all grown in the West.
A Mexican-inspired twist
Mexican feast on the beach
If the weather's warm, take your holiday outdoors. The turkey cooks on the grill, and traditional side dishes get a Mexican-inspired twist.
The casserole is always a hit
Big family, big meal
Divvy up the work with this mostly portable Thanksgiving meal. The Gorgonzola Broccoli Casserole is always a hit.
A spicy, Southwest flair
A Southwest Thanksgiving
All the traditional favorites with a spicy, Southwest flair. You'll love the Cornbread-Chorizo Dressing and Chipotle-Corn Mashed Potatoes.
Roasted Poblano Gravy
Chipotle-Corn Mashed Potatoes
Cauliflower Gratin with Queso Cotija
Garlic Green Beans with Manchego
Chile-spiced Sweet Potato Tamales
Ancho Chile Pumpkin Pie
Colorful vegetarian meal
This colorful and festive vegetarian meal showcases the season's harvest.
A fresh, abundant feast
This menu was inspired by a group of friends who loved to cook together. Each contributed a favorite dish to the fresh, abundant feast.
Wild and Mild Stuffed Mushrooms
Squash Soup with Chili Puree
Ojai Roast Turkey with Rosemary, Lemon, and Garlic
Lemon-Rosemary Roasted Onions and Garlic
Apricot, Wild Rice, and Bread Dressing
Anise Pear-Cranberry Sauce
Cumin-braised Brussels Sprouts
Mashed Potato Cloud
Fruits and nuts abound
Elegant harvest dinner
Fall fruits and nuts abound in this fresh, inventive twist on the classic Thanksgiving meal.
An exotic touch
Coconut, papaya, and other island staples give the recipes in this Hawaiian Thanksgiving menu an exotic touch.
Steamed Mahimahi Laulau
Hawaiian-Portuguese Smoked Turkey
Hawaiian-Portuguese Turkey Gravy
Portuguese Sausage Dressing
Okinawa Sweet Potatoes
Green Salad with Papaya-seed Dressing
Coconut Pudding Triangles
Macadamia Nut Tart
Brimming with the Northwest's bounty
This version of the classic feast is brimming with the Northwest's bounty of hazelnuts, mushrooms, and fresh herbs.
A rustic Thanksgiving meal
Rich colors and deep autumnal flavors shine in this rustic Thanksgiving meal.
Spicy Herb Roasted Nuts
Romaine Salad with Mandarins and Asian Dressing
Cornbread, Sausage, and Dried Fruit Dressing
Trio of Peas with Pearl Onions
Grandmother's Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Julie's Brandied Cranberry Sauce
Jean's Refrigerator Yeast Rolls
Game hens--perfectly suited for two
Intimate Thanksgiving for two
Traditional turkey gets replaced with cornish game hens for a pared-down Thanksgiving dinner that's perfectly suited for two.
An easy to prepare feast for the modern family
Thanksgiving menus: Five-star modern feast
Time-saving techniques turn this sophisticated Thanksgiving menu into an easy to prepare feast for the modern family. Butterfly and grill the turkey this year and it will be ready for the table in no time.
The traditional gets an upgrade
The traditional Thanksgiving menu gets an upgrade via flavorful ingredients that boost the holiday classics. Mascarpone Chive Mashed Potatoes and Cranberry Cointreau Sauce are sure to be perennial favorites.
It's not just about turkey
Thanksgiving is about much more than just turkey. This year, give thanks for the season's rich bounty with this menu, featuring a recipe for Sweet-Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Spinach.
Menu: Splendid vegetarian