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Twist on the Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing

Since Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the trend of "friendsgiving" is still going strong, we wanted to share this super duper easy stuffing recipe that anyone can make! I always stress about bringing something to a dinner party...especially Thanksgiving. I want it to taste good, look good and be memorable. This is a dish that will take no longer than 20 minutes from start to finish and adds a little kick to the regular...

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8 Unique Pie Crust Toppers

With Thanksgiving merely hours away, chances are you're knee deep in butter & flour and Thanksgiving preparations of the most exciting kind right about now. And before you go ahead and put the finishing touches on those fabulous desserts of yours, allow us to  re-introduce to you a few cute un-traditional pie toppers that are totally floating our boat. EIGHT of them, to be exact! Are you excited?

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Thanksgiving Pies + Party Round-Up

We've been feasting on three solid days of Thanksgiving Goodness. But really, what's a turkey day without a glorious pie. Or five. The recipes that we've debuted are all iterations on classic, beloved ideas. And to keep things consistent, so are these heavenly pies. The simple, loved must-haves that seem to grace nearly every thanksgiving table that we've ever been to. All, adapted from other well known recipes to our own taste, with a result that borders on dangerous.

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Easy Green Bean Casserole

Up until I was 12 years of age I survived solely on white food. And by white food I mean chicken fingers, noodles (hold the sauce) and plain rice. Truly. How I didn't perish from scurvy is beyond me. But I swear, Brown Eyed Baker's grean bean casserole is one that even my 12 year old self would have devoured. Bonus? They taste like you slaved over the stove for days, but they're actually...

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I Actually MADE This Apple Pie

Is there really anything better, than warm, straight from the oven apple pie with a big ole dollop of ice cream on top? If you said, yes, I'm seriously questioning your judgement. Well, to each their own. For me, the topper to the perfect Thanksgiving is a slice of this little dream boat, which if you ask me, is the best one around. Photography:...

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Worth the Calories Pumpkin Pie

If ever there was a signature pie for Thanksgiving, I'm pretty sure the Pumpkin Pie would be it. I have no idea what it is about this pie - maybe the cinnamon and clove flavors, maybe the rich color, maybe just the fact that I've only ever seen a pumpkin pie served at Thanksgiving - but this pie, is the one pie that no Thanksgiving table should be with out. And this recipe is the bomb dot com. We ever so slightly adapted it from...

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Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce, much like my beloved mashed potatoes, is one of those Thanksgiving staples that can completely make or break the meal. A good cranberry sauce is absolutely essential, but who has the time for elaborate over-the-top homemade versions? We know how easy it is to grab a can and run with it, but I swear we have something that's ALMOST as simple and FAR more delicious. And you know...

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Mouth-Watering Make Ahead Stuffing

There seems to be a common thread linking the masses these days: we're all busy. Really busy. And when it comes down to Thanksgiving, all we really want to do is relax with our families. But the good news is that you can have it both ways! An elaborate, exquisite, delicious Thanksgiving that's relaxing to boot? We've uncovered some of the best festive recipes around that can largely be made beforehand. This stuffing? It's mouth-watering. Prep everything beforehand and simply assemble...

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Perfect Easy Mashed Potatoes

Surprisingly, mashed potatoes are one of those things that can go very wrong, very quickly. Whether they're too lumpy, too creamy, or far too dry, as a self proclaimed mashed potato nut, there's not much else that ruins a good meal like sub-par taters. Over the last little while we've made it our mission to uncover the best of the best. And, honestly, this version is SO easy, SO stress free, and basically bordering on perfection. You can't go wrong! Photography: ...

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Make-Ahead Gravy

Let's face it, it's not physically possible, nor should it be legal, to ingest delicious turkey without loading on the gravy first. And because nobody wants to slave over a stove while their living room is filled with family, we found a super simple, over-the top delicious recipe that can be (mostly) made a day ahead! Photography:...

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Perfect Every Time Thanksgiving Turkey

Every year my dad makes our Thanksgiving bird. Actually he usually makes the whole spread. And his turkey is always amazing. But I'm 100% convinced that this one would give it a real run for it's money. This turkey is perfection. Crispy, buttery skin. Super moist meat. Flavor and flavor and flavor for days. Plus, we prepped the turkey the night before and honestly this turned out to be the easiest part of our entire Thanksgiving dinner. No basting necessary. To Prep Your Turkey the...

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Sweet Potato Au Gratin from Waiting on Martha

So I'm not sure if you knew this, but on Thanksgiving calories don't count. It's true. I double checked. And that's especially good news because Waiting on Martha's recipe for sweet potato au gratin is anything but low fat. With layers of cheese and cream and all sorts of incredible delicious goodness. But I swear it's worth every calorie laden bite. My stomach's rumbling already.

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Best Ever Pecan Pie

We live out in the New England country, in a little town just outside of Boston. Where cars slow to let turkeys pass by and horses regularly trot down the side of the road with their owners. We are close enough to a city to experience all of the culinary goodness, but far enough to enjoy all of the farms and land and general loveliness. And around Thanksgiving that very combination gets oh so good. I should preface this recipe to say that I'm not so much of a pie girl. Unless I'm...

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Pumpkin Pie from Waiting on Martha

We should be ashamed of ourselves! Last week we featured Waiting On Martha's incredible Southern inspired Thanksgiving spread, and while a pumpkin pie obviously made an appearance, there was nary a recipe in sight. So we, of course, had to revisit and...

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Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Homemade Croutons

There is no better way to start a meal than with a warm, cozy bowl of soup.  This year I took the classic butternut squash soup and kicked it up a notch by adding granny smith apples, homemade croutons, and sage leaves.  All easy additions that will have your guests asking for seconds, and possibly even thirds. For more goodies, head on over to my blog, Waiting on Martha! Photography: ...

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Buttermilk Brined Smoked Turkey With Chestnut Stuffing

As the newest Style Me Pretty Living contributor, I thought I'd start with a full Thanksgiving spread, just for you! But before we get to the goods (they're coming, I promise), I wanted to share a couple of recipes that really made our event shine. My husband and I started brining and smoking our turkey on the Big Green Egg 2 years ago, and we'll never go back.  The brine, while an extra step, is a complete game...

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Leaf Apple Pie Recipe

Chances are you are still reeling from a day stuffed to the gills with great food and lots of family time. Honestly, is there anything better? We think not. And now it's time to throw on that Holiday play list and prepare for a bit more feasting because we all know the best cure for any food hangover is a little hair of the dog and this cure is muy delicioso. It's an adieu to Fall that doubles as a mighty fine Black Friday power snack, the perfect accompaniment to Christmas tree trimming...

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8 Pie Crusts to Wow Your Guests

Sundays are made for baking. For taking that time that you might not have during the crazy week to find your ahhh in your kitchen, hands deep into butter and flour and sugar. Well, with Thanksgiving Day merely days away, we thought we'd share a few fun toppers to inspire your lazy Sunday pie making. Whether you tackle one or two, or craft the whole shebang for your Thanksgiving table showstopper, remember that pie is never about perfection. It's about deliciously flaky pastry perfection built to...

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Thanksgiving Roasted Turkey

A roasted turkey is one of those tricky things. I wish I could stuff myself with it regularly, but always refrain from doing so as its occasional appearance tends to make it feel special. It's one of those traditional treats reserved for big family gatherings and fabulous holidays alike. And what better way to do so than with the simplest turkey recipe in all the land. Yep, we've got it right here, and it's really stinkin' good. *Adapted from:...

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Oven Baked Stuffing

There's nothing that screams Turkey Day quite like a fresh baked stuffing. It's comfort and yumminess all rolled into one perfect dish. And this trusty recipe? Well, it's about as good as it gets. We've got the step-by-step to take the guesswork out of this Thanksgiving classic, and it's all waiting down below! *Adapted from: Food Network Photography:...

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