Autumn provides its own ample crops for comforting meals.

Traditional side dishes and pies from all parts of the country.

Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Thirteen side dishes and desserts that will arrive safely and delight your company.

A little bit of smart planning can make this meal one of the easiest―and most gratifying.
 

Don't think of it as Thanksgiving. Think of it as an extra-large Thursday-night dinner. Here's how to deconstruct (and de-stress) the whole event.

Quick and simple ways to transform autumn's plentiful produce into hassle-free weeknight meals.

4 Easy Alternatives to Pumpkin Pie

Four easy alternatives to pumpkin pie that all seem to say the same thing: Delicious!

Let’s face it, whether you’re the host or a guest, a potluck needs guidelines: Who determines the menu? Who keeps the leftovers? These tips from etiquette consultant Susan Fitter Sloane and Jennifer Rubell, author of Real Life Entertaining (William Morrow, $27.50, amazon.com), will minimize Turkey Day confusion.

Halloween Party Checklist

Horrified at the idea of throwing a Halloween bash? Don’t be afraid—we’ve made a list of everything you’ll need for a frightfully fabulous event.

4 Foolproof Pies

Easy, delicious twists on Turkey Day classics.