In our house, for example, green bean casserole rules. It’s my husband’s favorite. One year for Thanksgiving my sister-in-law showed up with a green bean casserole that did not stick together. The creamy sauce was runny, there weren’t enough fried onions. For him, Thanksgiving went out the window.
Don’t let that happen to you. Here are some of our tried and tested Thanksgiving classics for you to serve on your table come Turkey Day.
Green Bean Casserole | You won’t find a can of cream of mushroom soup in this recipe for homemade green bean casserole. Fresh green beans and real mushrooms makes this classic Thanksgiving dish a star.
Sweet Potato Casserole | This sweet and crunchy holiday classic is sure to get your guests going back for seconds. They’ll never know it only took you seconds to put together. Make them small for faster cooking time, too!
The Perfect Turkey | All you need to know to make your turkey unforgettable, with a cute video to help you through the process!
Apple and Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce | Forget cranberry sauce from a jar. This cranberry salsa features crunchy apples and juicy pomegranates with a zing of orange. This is a cranberry sauce that will get eaten for sure!
Classic Pumpkin Pie | Pumpkin pie is probably only second to apple pie in the hearts of Americans, dessert-wise. It’s the taste of Thanksgiving and Christmas. It gets name-checked in “Sleigh Ride” and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.” And it’s never been easier to make a top-notch pumpkin pie from scratch.
There’s more! There’s more! Check out all of our other Thanksgiving recipes on Family Kitchen!