3 Easy Appetizers
These quick and easy appetizers will make your next party a snap to throw together.
How to Make Gravy
Follow these easy steps from Real Simple’s food director for delicious gravy this Thanksgiving.
How to Make Classic Cranberry Sauce
Whip up this classic homemade cranberry sauce (made with fresh cranberries!) using just six ingredients. The tangy-sweet sauce is delicious served with turkey, chicken, quail, duck, or ham.
Can I Peel Potatoes in Advance?
Once peeled and cut, potatoes can turn an ugly gray. Here’s how to keep them looking fresh.
There are few things better than a warm buttermilk biscuit, split in half and slathered with jam and butter. And achieving tender, flaky biscuits at home isn’t hard—it takes just 10 minutes to make the super-simple dough.
Thanksgiving Preparation Checklist
Spend more time planning and you’ll spend less time panicking, says New Jersey native Judith Bluysen, co-owner of Thanksgiving, an American grocery store, restaurant, and catering business in Paris. Each fall Bluysen and her team of five prepare more than 150 take-out turkeys and turkey dinners. She sticks to a schedule. Here’s how you can, too.
How to Make Pie Crust
Don’t be intimidated: Follow these simple steps from Real Simple’s food director.
How to Make Whipped Cream
Does the idea of making freshly whipped cream have you reaching for the canned variety? Nothing beats whipped cream made from scratch, and with the few easy steps in this video―and just two ingredients―you’ll never have to settle for store-bought toppings again.
How to Make a Classic Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin pie is a holiday favorite, and this recipe uses store-bought pie dough to quicken the process. The filling is flavored with pumpkin pie spice, which creates a fragrant dessert that will make the whole kitchen smell amazing. Bake the pie on a baking sheet in the lower third of the oven to encourage a crisp crust, then top it off with sweetened amaretto whipped cream.
This Message in a Pie Is the Cutest Thanksgiving Dessert
What’s better than a delicious homemade pumpkin pie? One that gives a personal touch with a fun, caring message! Share this Message in a Pie with your friends, family, or anyone you want.
How to Cool Baking Sheets Quickly
When making multiple batches of treats, it’s tempting to re-use the pans while they’re still warm. Here’s why you shouldn’t.
Press-In Gluten-Free Pie Crust
Use this almond-based crust anywhere you would a graham cracker or cookie crust—think, key lime or a chocolate cream pies. Its nutty flavor provides a welcome slightly savory contrast against sweet pie fillings, and you’ll be pleased at how easy it is to make (just 5 ingredients!).