Thanksgiving Recipes from America's Best Food Artisans
This jammy, mustard-seed-spiked condiment from chef and butcher Chris Eley is terrific served alongside everything from grilled sausage to roast turkey.
Ancho Chile Candied Bacon
James Peisker and Chris Carter bake their delicious thick-cut bacon with sugar and chile powder so it comes out of the oven caramelized, crispy and utterly irresistible—the perfect topping for favorite Southern snacks like deviled eggs.
Maple-Dijon Salmon Skewers
These delectable salmon skewers from Ali Banks require just five ingredients and 30 minutes to make.
Peanut Dipping Sauce
Mark Overbay mixes his coarse, flavor-packed peanut butter into this fragrant Burmese-inspired dip.
Citrus, Brandy and Pineapple Punch
This easy brandy cocktail from drinks artisan Chris Harrison is mildly sweet and nicely boozy, with a bit of spice from nutmeg.
Curried Carrot and Apple Soup
This velvety soup has a wonderful balance of sweetness, spice and tang. The secret ingredient: gingersnap cookies.
Pickled and Roasted Cauliflower with Curry
Quick-pickling cauliflower in a curry brine before roasting adds incredible layers of flavor.
Focaccia with Roasted Squash
Michelle Gayer tops her sensational focaccia with sweet, tender strips of roasted butternut squash scattered with thyme and drizzled with honey.
Roast Turkey with Pepperoni
Chef and butcher Alex Pope keeps roast turkey moist by stuffing thin slices of pepperoni under the skin.
Red Cabbage Slaw
This simple slaw is crunchy, fresh and slightly sweet; it’s the perfect accompaniment to rich meats.
Roasted Root Vegetables with Tamari
Nevia No believes in treating vegetables simply. She boosts the flavor of sweet roasted parsnips, carrots, beets and turnips with a splash of vinegar and tamari (a type of soy sauce).
Wheat Berries with Roasted Vegetables
Wheat berries are hearty, chewy and delicious. Here, Nan Kohler creates a terrific make-ahead dish by combining the grains with roasted vegetables and creamy goat cheese.
Sweet-Potato Pie with Cornmeal Crust
Tara Jensen makes remarkable pies like this one with vegetables she grows herself.
Crumb Cake with Pear Preserves
Adding pear preserves to this streusel-topped coffee cake makes it especially moist and delicious.