The Easiest Turkey: Dry-Brining

The key to a perfect Thanksgiving (or any other time of the year -- turkey is delicious and should be enjoyed regularly) turkey is salt and heat. Most people have the roasting part of that down more or less, but did you know that pre-salting (or dry-brining) is the best way to give a nod to the salting part?

Romanesco White Cheddar Bisque

A dressed up version of broccoli cheddar soup is a perfect first course for Thanksgiving dinner. You can serve it in bowls, ramekins, or even mugs. It's a great way to give everyone a taste of the decadence to come!

Apple-Arugula Salad with Grains

Instead of a plain green salad at the Thanksgiving table, why not work a blend of fruit, nuts, and grains into a meal that's looking for a special side? Your guests will love it and it can easily be made in advance -- this is music to the ears of anyone planning the big meal!

Roasted Pineapple Bars

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we're here to help you get ready. Let's begin with dessert! When using roasted pineapple in these bars, a summery treat suddenly looks in place on a Thanksgiving buffet.

Seasonal Comforts: Very Veggie Beef Barley Soup

Turn to your Instant Pot to get an all-day simmered flavor on the table in under an hour. Seared beef blends with tender barley and a bevy of fresh vegetables that's both beautiful in the bowl and hearty enough to fuel you for hours.


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