It’s no secret that the holidays are stressful, and yet for some reason, we all love to pile on the tasks in an effort to make every meal perfect. But why not just pick out the parts we love and leave out the rest? Whether you’re just in it for the football game, you want to spend quality time with family and avoid cooking, or you love cooking and want to avoid your family, we have an unconventional Thanksgiving recipe for you.
For some, Thanksgiving is all about the big game. And what goes better with football and America than burgers?
This pasta salad is perfect for making ahead of time and is a particularly delicious way to use up those last few carrots and green onions.
If your favorite part of Thanksgiving is cooking with the family, these dumplings make for a rewarding meal that everyone can help with.
Want to relax but still get a little festive? Butternut squash adds a hint of fall flair to this cozy and warming curry you can pair with a movie.
This richly flavorful soup will save plenty of room for pie and, surprise, has pumpkin in it.
Pizza is always in season. Swap out the bacon with turkey bacon for an homage to Thanksgiving.
This unconventional Thanksgiving recipe is for those outdoorsy families who like to spend all day outside. This hot and nourishing ramen will warm you right up when you come in from the cold.
A great set-it-and-forget-it recipe that feels vaguely festive. We love this dish because it’s perfect for a cozy night in and makes the whole house smell delicious.
All About the Pie
Richly chocolatey and generously spiced, this twist on the classic is the perfect dessert for when the pie is the main event.
A pie that your vegan friends and family will deeply appreciate, and everyone else will, well…they don’t have to know.
Why not just make a pie, order a pizza, and call it a night? This pie is absolutely delicious and extra simple if you buy pre-made pie dough.