19 Recipes From the November 2022 Issue of Real Simple

Here are the recipes to keep on rotation in November.


Christopher Testani

From Thanksgiving mainstays—we see you, Citrus Spice Cranberry Sauce—to easy dinner ideas, here are the recipes you'll be making over and over again this November. For more dinner ideas and recipe inspiration delivered to your door, make sure your Real Simple subscription doesn't miss a beat.

Thanksgiving Staples

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

curried butternut squash soup

Antonis Achilleos

If you love butternut squash soup, try this twist on the classic. This version gets a flavorful update, thanks to red curry paste, fresh ginger, and garlic.

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Bourbon-Campari Punch

bourbon campari punch

Christopher Testani

In need of holiday drink ideas? Look no further. A retro ice ring gets a dose of color from pomegranate arils in this crowd-pleasing punch that's both sweet and tart.

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White Grapefruit-Ginger Spritz

white grapefruit ginger spritz

Christopher Testani

For a holiday punch that's delicious and pretty, try this zesty and herby big-batch recipe.

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Gin-Cider Punch

gin cider punch

Christopher Testani

Apple cider, gin, and elderflower liqueur make a refreshing drink for the holiday season.

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Beet-Radicchio Salad

beet radicchio salad

Christopher Testani

Embrace all the fall colors with this vibrant salad. It will add beautiful green, purple, and orange hues to your Thanksgiving table.

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Pomegranate Dressing

pomegranate dressing

Christopher Testani

Wether you call it Thanksgiving dressing or stuffing, this delicious and fruity recipe has a few shortcuts up its sleeve.

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Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

cheddar mashed potatoes

Christopher Testani

Potatoes may not be the star of the Thanksgiving show—but they're certainly the MVP of side dishes. Treat yourself to a shortcut this Thanksgiving with an easy, cheesy mashed potato recipe.

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Citrus Spice Cranberry Sauce

citrus spice cranberry sauce

Christopher Testani

Upgrade canned cranberry sauce with a handful of spices and zesty orange.

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Creamed Spinach Casserole

creamed spinach casserole

Christopher Testani

The easiest, creamiest creamed spinach just in time for Thanksgiving.

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Everything Dinner Rolls

everything dinner rolls

Christopher Testani

Dress up a package of frozen dinner rolls with everything seasoning. Don't worry, no one will know they’re not from scratch.

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Rosemary Roasted Turkey Legs

rosemary roasted turkey legs

Christopher Testani

Skip the whole turkey this Thanksgiving and save time roasting juicy turkey legs instead.

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Ginger Apple Tarte Tatin


Christopher Testani

A tarte Tatin is always an impressive dessert to serve, and this one is mighty easy.

Easy Dinner Ideas

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Sun-Dried Tomato Romesco Chicken

sun dried tomato romesco chicken

Jennifer Causey

A simple and vibrant sauce elevates this chicken-and-pasta weeknight dinner.

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Ginger Stir-Fry Beef With Green Beans

ginger stir fry beef with green beans

Jennifer Causey

In just 30 minutes, make an easy, saucy stir-fry that's dinner-ready.

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Crispy Cod With Blistered Orange And Fennel

crispy cod with blistered orange and fennel

Jennifer Causey

This vibrant and satisfying weeknight dinner comes together in a sheet pan for easy clean-up.

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Charred Broccoli Rabe Pizza

charred broccoli rabe pizza

Jennifer Causey

The secret to this scrumptious, veggie-packed pizza is three pantry ingredients.

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Bacon And Chard Dutch Baby

bacon and chard dutch baby

Jennifer Causey

Change up the dinner routine with this savory giant pancake, cooked in a skillet.

Pumpkin Desserts

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Pumpkin Bread

pumpkin bread

Antonis Achilleos

A loaf of this subtly sweet pumpkin bread is all you need to kickstart fall.

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Pumpkin Bread Trifle With Pepita Streusel

pumpkin bread trifle with pepita streusel

Antonis Achilleos

A cream cheese-spiked trifle with a pumpkin spice streusel is what dreams are made of.

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