Here we sit, just under 1 week until Thanksgiving…Are you excited?! Are you cooking or hosting? Just making dessert? In charge of sides?

32 classic recipes you need in your life this Thanksgiving

Well, I recently went through the over 700 recipes I have in the archives of Smells Like Home and not only created a brand new Thanksgiving category in the Recipe Index but also decided to pull a few of my absolute favorites out to highlight here for you.  It’s not easy to choose favorites from over 70 Thanksgiving recipes, but here are 32 classic recipes you need in your life this Thanksgiving – I hope you’ll love what I’ve picked for you!


TG 2015 Breakfast
Skillet Sausage and Cheese Strata
Apple Cheddar Scones
Caramelized Onion and Spinach Egg Casserole
Sausage and Sharp Cheddar Biscuits


TG 2015 Appetizers
Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms
Baked Fontina Dip
Baked Brie with Apple Butter, Butternut Squash, and Thyme
Hot Crab Dip

Main + Sides

TG 2015 Mains & Sides 1
Honey Rolls with Maple Butter
Sweet & Salty Fall Harvest Salad
Crock Pot Stuffing
Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

TG 2015 Mains & Sides 2
Turkey Roulade with Sausage-Fig-Cranberry Stuffing
Creamed Spinach (from-scratch!) with Crispy Shallots
Cranberry-Orange Chutney
Soft and Buttery Homemade Rolls

TG 2015 Mains & Sides 3
Simple Gratin Potatoes (also great for breakfast!)
Rustic Herb Stuffing
Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Creamy Fresh Herb Mashed Potatoes


TG 2015 Desserts 1
Apple Slab Pie (made with All-Butter, Really Flakey Pie Dough)
Cannoli Bites
Tall & Creamy New York Cheesecake
Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

TG 2015 Desserts 2
Cranberry Bliss Bars
Maple-Glazed Rustic Apple Tart
Chocolate Cream Pie
Cappuccino Fudge Cheesecake

 Got Leftovers?

TG 2015 Leftover Ideas
Turkey Cranchiladas
Roasted Vegetable Stuffed Potatoes
Chicken/Turkey Pot Pie with Savory Crumble Topping or Biscuit Topping

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