Feast your eyes: How to make everything on our Thanksgiving Day menu

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We cooked up a warm and wonderful Thanksgiving dinner this year at the Grateful studio. Take a peek behind the scenes of our holiday video for some mouthwatering menu inspiration!

Turkey and sides on the Thanksgiving dinner table

Featured dishes from our feast

What’s on the table shown above? It’s all here! You can get the complete how-tos for every one of the 15 incredible dishes on our Thanksgiving menu — including a good old-fashioned green bean casserole, a sweet potato casserole, savory sausage & chestnut stuffing, rich mashed potatoes, smooth turkey gravy, three different cranberry sauces, two decadent pies, and a perfectly-roasted turkey.

Best of all, each amazing recipe is illustrated with step-by-step videos, photos, and the recipes so you can make these amazing dishes yourself!

Thanksgiving dinner menu


Bread dough cornucopia

Whole wheat dinner rolls with pumpkin seeds


Vegan cauliflower-onion soup

The main course

Roasted turkey with fresh herbs

Tasty traditional turkey gravy

Sausage, pear and chestnut stuffing

Side dishes

Old-fashioned green bean casserole

Bourbon-pecan sweet potato casserole

Maple-balsamic Brussels sprouts with bacon

Thyme mashed potatoes with mascarpone cheese


Vanilla bourbon-balsamic cranberry sauce

Zinfandel cranberry sauce

Jalapeño cranberry sauce


Pumpkin pie with harvest-spiced cream & caramelized almonds

A practically perfect pecan pie

What are you serving for Thanksgiving dinner? What are your favorite dishes that you make year after year? Please tell us in the comments!


Every year, we give thanks for all that we’ve been given. We are grateful — for the food, the fun, our friends and family, and the memories we all share.

This year, gather with your loved ones. Enjoy a delicious meal, spend some quality time together, and remember that there’s always something to be thankful for.

Happy Thanksgiving, from all of us at MakeItGrateful.com, America’s home for the holidays.

Wishing you and yours a happy & safe, warm & wonderful celebration!


Family enjoying Thanksgiving dinner

Special thanks for all the help with our feast to Crate and Barrel, Pottery Barn (a shout out to the Biltmore Pottery Barn store), Pier 1 Imports, Jaxn Blvd and Nick’s Furniture!