Whether you are a first-time Thanksgiving host, are looking to spruce up your feast or are stumped about your potluck picks, Cooking Channel has the best Thanksgiving recipes — turkey, starters, sides and sweets — plus how-tos and decorating ideas to help you become a Turkey Day pro.
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: meaty stuffed mushrooms, 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.
The Deen brothers tackle Turkey Day, Bobby Flay and Ree Drummond face off in a Thanksgiving Throwdown, and more.
Whether you're stuffing the bird or dressing your buffet, experiment with these different bread bases and mix-ins.
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 your food is both fresh and tasty.
Can't narrow down your picks for the feast? Choose from Cooking Channel's most popular, highest-rated recipes.
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.
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.
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 chicken, 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 cheesy vegetable pasta and a Veggieducken squash roast to satisfy your vegetarian guests.