10 Thanksgiving Activities That Will Keep Kids Busy During Dinner
From printable placemats to DIY scavenger hunts, these activities will ensure you can enjoy your meal (mostly) in peace.
7 Fresh Fall Salads for the Thanksgiving Table
These healthy, vibrant salads make a delicious complement to a carb-heavy Thanksgiving feast.
5 Fabulous No-Bake Holiday Desserts
Main course monopolizing your appliance space? Treat your guests to one of these delicious desserts—no oven required.
6 Seasonal Thanksgiving Sides You Can Make in a Slow Cooker
Juggling all the details on a Thanksgiving menu can be a logistical nightmare. Put everyone’s favorite time-saving appliance to work instead.
10 Store-Bought Thanksgiving Shortcuts Real Simple Staffers Swear By
We get by with a little help from these grocery store finds.
5 Insanely Delicious Pie-Inspired Ice Creams
Who says you can’t have it all? These amazing holiday desserts make it easy to have pie a la mode in a single bowl.
The Simple Secrets of Delicious Mashed Potatoes
Real Simple’s food director shares the secrets to a stand-out recipe.
Thanksgiving Pies Worth Making Room For (No Matter How Full You Are)
There’s only one way to end a holiday meal: with a dessert that’s just as satisfying as the main event. From the unexpected, like Chocolate Whiskey Pecan Pie, to the old standbys, like Sweet Potato Pie, we’ve got a dozen dessert ideas that’ll leave your guests wanting just one more sliver.