Holiday Sweepstakes: You Could Win* a KitchenAid 7-Qt. Pro Line Stand Mixer and More! Enter the Giveaway

Follow us:



Your definitive guide to Thanksgiving: Chowhounds ask and answer all the burning questions, from turkey temperatures to what makes the perfect pumpkin pie.

Follow Thanksgiving to see new discussions in your personalized Community feed, and receive updates to your inbox!

Thanksgiving Recipes

See All Thanksgiving Recipes ›

Community Discussions

Sort discussions by:

Latest commentsDate started

Display mode:


Thanksgiving dinner in a vacation rental house!

by JanRan 1 month ago

I thought it was a good idea at the time when I convinced my family to rent a house for Thanksgiving weekend. But no...


MidwesternerTT commented 5 days ago

Thanksgiving 2018: The Good, The Bad, The WTF?

by TorontoJo 22 days ago

OK, folks, let's hear how your Thanksgiving dinner went. Which recipes turned out as good or better than you were hop...


Madrid commented 9 days ago

Thanksgiving beyond the meal

by vanessa7 26 days ago

We are hosting our first Thanksgiving this year and I am trying to think about how to make it special beyond the meal...


vanessa7 commented 14 days ago

Turkey leftovers and alternative turkey mains?

by The Dairy Queen 30 days ago

I'm not in charge of the main event for Thanksgiving this year--We're (luckily!) going to a family member's home for ...

Caitlin McGrath

Caitlin McGrath commented 17 days ago

Green Bean Casserole--substitute for mushrooms or leave out?

by nofunlatte 29 days ago

Hi all! In memory of Dorcas Reilly, I'm bringing this green bean casserole to a Thanksgiving dinner. However, my s...


nofunlatte commented 19 days ago

BA or KA Parker House Rolls?

by mrshalf 25 days ago

I'm looking to nail the rolls this year! Suggestions? I was going to go traditional - Bon Appetit's Parker House, t...


sosayi commented 19 days ago

PDX 3 Nights for THX WEEKND, Itinerary Help

by sarahbeths 1 month ago

Hi PDX FOODIES!!! So excited to spend 3 nights in Portland next week. This trip was kind of last minute, so I won...


stevewi commented 19 days ago

Beef short ribs: How much do I need?

by ninrn 1 month ago

Hello, I’m making braised beef short ribs for Thanksgiving (the kind that are bone-in and shaped like big cubes)....


ninrn commented 20 days ago

Thanksgiving Menus 2018

by arp29 1 month ago

I always look forward to reading the Thanksgiving posts each year and didn't see one started for this year yet. I am ...


TorontoJo commented 22 days ago

Thanksgiving Dinner for Delivery?

by bignickpsu 7 years ago

My brother just moved to Houston and is not going to have anyone around for Thanksgiving. My mom wants to have a Tha...


medlar commented 23 days ago

Make-ahead Quorn Roast?

by positron3006 26 days ago

Hi all, This Thanksgiving, we have a sizable audience eager to try the Quorn roast after hearing so many great thi...


positron3006 commented 23 days ago

Deep fried carcass any good for soup?

by JolindaM 24 days ago

Our son is deep frying two large turkeys and I would like to make soup afterwards, my favorite part! But I wonder if ...


BeeRich commented 23 days ago

Roasting a turkey and turkey breast

by vanessa7 30 days ago

We are hosting Thanksgiving for the first time for a group of 12 adults. I saw this post from Bon Appetit that sugges...


vanessa7 commented 23 days ago

Home Cooking Be the first to comment

Balsamic Braised Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

by mrshalf 25 days ago

Smitten Kitchen liked Sunday Suppers at Lucques version! Happy to see a cookbook I was familiar with referenced duri...

Thanksgiving count increased!

by amaK 1 month ago

I already ordered a duck for our small 4-person Thanksgiving, along with a special wine selected for that. Just learn...


thegforceny commented 25 days ago

Home Cooking Be the first to comment

Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Tips for Newbies

by dave_c 26 days ago

My Annual Turkey Cooking Tips for Newbies. 1) If you buy a frozen bird, the bird should be defrosting in your fridge...

Late Thanksgiving dinner, short notice

by bruce3404 26 days ago

Happily I'm flying into NYC on Thanksgiving which means, unhappily, that I won't be cooking at home. Heading over to...


thegforceny commented 26 days ago

Can I make turkey gravy from smoked necks?

by mrshalf 26 days ago

Just realized I bought smoked necks instead of regular. I probably should have bought wings too, but they didn't ha...


zackly commented 26 days ago

Thanksgiving Time: Suggestions for Smoking a Turkey

by jrsmoltz 12 years ago

I just moved into a new place and gained access to a big Char-Griller smoker bbq grill. The first thing I smoked (th...


cmikeyb commented 27 days ago

Seeking my mother's dressing for Thanksgiving

by jmckee 6 years ago

So, Mom died in 1986 after a sudden brief illness. Dad remarried a year later (almost exactly) to a woman who proceed...


BettyZbornak commented 28 days ago

Articles on Thanksgiving

See All Articles ›