Thanksgiving Recipes and Leftovers

Easy recipes for leftover turkey, how to store your leftovers, and how long your cranberries will really last.

Menu Ideas

10 Recipe Ideas for Stuffing

Some argue it’s the best part of Thanksgiving, so we’ve dressed up one simple stuffing recipe in a bounty of ways.

12 Creative Turkey Sandwich Recipes

Transform your Thanksgiving leftovers with these inventive roast turkey sandwich ideas.

3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Unexpected―and totally tasty―ways to make the most of your remaining turkey, potatoes, and stuffing.


Potluck Primer

11 Trusty Tools for Thanksgiving Dinner

Real Simple’s food editors share their go-to equipment for holiday cooking.

12 Favorite Easy-to-Find Thanksgiving Wines

The mission: to find the greatest Thanksgiving wines among the country's most popular brands. The outcome: Of more than 100 bottles tested, these 12 delicious vintages inspired the most cheers.

The Best Pie, Casserole, and Cake Carriers for Thanksgiving

Over the river and through the woods...and your Thanksgiving recipes will remain deliciously intact, thanks to these clever carriers (the best of 144 tested).