Thanksgiving is a cherished time to gather around the table for a feast with family and friends. The traditions surrounding this American holiday are boundless, reflecting personal style and a diverse range of dishes. But it can also be daunting, whether you prepare and host each year, or are new to the experience. With an abundant and diverse collection of over 80 recipes, The Best of Thanksgiving is the solution to creating a delicious and welcoming meal with ease. With vegetarian, gluten-free and adults-only and kid-friendly dishes there’s something for everyone in this tome to holiday. Drinks and Appetizers: maple bourbon smash to sparkling apple punch, mushroom turnovers to shrimp bisque Main Dishes: a classic roasted turkey to a cider-brined, spice-rubbed turkey, a baked ham with a honey-port glaze to vegetable potpie Stuffing and Breads: focaccia stuffing with chestnuts, bacon and apples, gluten free stuffing with bacon and kale, buttermilk corn bread to cheddar-chive biscuits Sides: mashed potatoes and candied sweet potatoes, brussel sprouts and butternut squash with bacon, creamed pearl onions and from-scratch green bean casserole Gravies and Relishes: Turkey gravy to gluten-free brown gravy, cranberry-orange relish to sweet onion marmalade Desserts: chocolate ganache tart to pecan pie, pumpkin cheesecake to boozy ice cream Special additional sections include: leftovers, menus, wine pairings, turkey know-how, and basic recipes. Helpful tips-for staying organized; selecting, preparing and carving the turkey; and putting together a menu, complete with a timeline and beverages-round out the pages of this beautifully photographed book.