Here we break down the feast into this one-stop Thanksgiving cheat sheet: Get first-time hosting tips, the best recipes (turkey, starters, sides and sweets), comprehensive how-tos and clever decorating ideas.
Fill guests' plates with a combo of classic sides — velvety mashed potatoes, ruby-red cranberry sauce and green bean casserole — and unique Cooking Channel-style twists.
Turn out a perfectly cooked turkey with our top tips (brining and beyond), and amp up flavors with herbs and spices.
Save room for our spread of apple, pumpkin and sweet potato pies –– and even more dessert recipes in a bevy of fall flavors.
Kelsey shares her Web-exclusive menu, mix-and-match stuffing recipes and tips for hosting your tastiest Thanksgiving yet.
Offer tiny indulgences that hint at the feast to come: spicy deviled eggs, creamy soups, crostini bites and more.
Don’t panic: We've got the two-week timeline and shopping list to get you ready for Thanksgiving in stress-free fashion.
Set the stage for your feast with Cooking Channel's table decorating ideas, and get more hosting tools and tricks.
Why save those flaky crusts for dessert? We reinvent the 7 most-classic Turkey Day side dishes as savory pies.
Watch new Thanksgiving specials plus tons of turkey-filled TV all month.
Whether you're stuffing the bird or dressing your buffet, experiment with these different bread bases and mix-ins.
Face Turkey Day prep with these MacGyver-like tricks, including baking a double-sized pie in a sheet pan.
Can't narrow down your picks for the feast? Choose from Cooking Channel's most-popular, highest-rated recipes.
When speed is of the essence, whip up these sides and sweets that cut back on prep time — but not on flavor.
Ace your first hosting gig: Plan in advance, keep guests happy and ensure that your food is both fresh and tasty.
Decorate your dessert display with apple cheesecake, crumbles and bread pudding, plus twists on classic pumpkin pie.
Get Alton’s foolproof turkey tips, from his brining secrets to how to truss the turkey and get an evenly cooked bird.
Lumpy potatoes? Cracked pie? Undercooked turkey? We've got 10 quick fixes for all your Thanksgiving quandaries.
Savvy shopping and some clever recipe upgrades turn prepared goods and frugal foods into your glamorous-looking meal.
Prep these easy sides and desserts in advance to limit day-of stress (or to tote to a potluck Thanksgiving meal).
Watch 10 Cooking Channel chefs tackle pie crust, from Nadia G's coconut-almond tart shell to a simple phyllo dough.
Embrace seasonal ingredients and flavors in your assembly of dips for football fans, like this pumpkin seed salsa.
With a meal this easy and delicious, the only thing you'll miss about family traditions is crazy drunk aunts' rants.
Host a small-crowd meal with one-plate portions of turkey breast, mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberries.
Round out your feast with festive cocktails and big-batch drinks that incorporate fresh fall ingredients and Thanksgiving flavors.
Warm guests up with creamy, spiced soups made out of seasonal squash and fresh fall veggies.
Host a Southern-style feast with fried turkey, braised greens, cornbread dressing and a streusel-topped sweet potato pie.
Prep these pots-and-pans sides while you're finishing up your turkey, and don't worry about the oven shuffle.
Roasted and glazed with sugary syrups, carrots and sweet potatoes become the dessert-like stars of your dinner spread.
Turkey turns into a savory soup, mashed potatoes fill quesadillas and sweet potatoes become breakfast stars.
Offer meat-free mains like a chickpea-squash stew and a Veggieducken roast to satisfy your vegetarian guests.