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Cornbread Stuffing

Stuffing is one of the dishes we have experimented with the most. This cornbread stuffing is based on the Smoke Daddy recipe that Kevin Ives shared.

Sweet Potato Casserole

We have tried a lot of sweet potato casserole recipes. This one is our favorite for Thanksgiving. The spices are just right, and we…

green bean casserole

Green Bean Casserole

This green bean casserole recipe has been a hit at our Thanksgiving. It is a variation on a Alton Brown recipe. Do be careful…

Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe Resting After the Oven

Thanksgiving Turkey

This is a thanksgiving turkey recipe that I have used for 10+ years. It is based on Alton Brown’s roasted turkey recipe. I adjusted the spices a bit so they were easier to measure, and I added a method for making a large amount of gravy.

mashed potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

We make this mashed potato recipe all year, but only peel the potatoes at Thanksgiving. The mix of potatoes plus sour cream makes them more interesting than other recipes we have tried. It is based on Alton Brown’s masher recipe. We prefer it without garlic that he suggests.

turkey gravy

Thanksgiving Gravy

This is the Thanksgiving gravy recipe that I make to go with our turkey and mashed potatoes. My trick is to pour chicken stock into the turkey roasting pan about 15 minutes before I take the turkey out of the oven. That way we get all the turkey flavors.