**Scroll down for dozens of great Thanksgiving recipes & tips for turkey, stuffing, cranberries, side dishes, desserts, beer, wine, cocktails and more!**
We've been running a cornucopia of great Thanksgiving recipes & tips on HuffPost Food for a few weeks now -- from the best chefs and food personalities, like Martha Stewart, Alton Brown, Thomas Keller and more, to our own HuffPost Food contributors. Bringing them all together, at last, is this Thanksgiving Recipes & Dinner Menu Megaguide To Total Thanksgiving Domination.
Flip through the slideshow below to see all of our Thanksgiving recipes & tips features on everything from picking the best beer, wine and cocktails for your Thanksgiving feast to, of course, the best recipes for turkey, stuffing, side dishes, desserts, and anything else you'd like to be cooking up.
Or, use this Table of Contents below to immediately jump to all of our thanksgiving recipes and tips in every category of Thanksgiving essentials.
Happy Thanksgiving, Bon Appétit, and Happy Cooking! -- HuffPost Food
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Thanksgiving Recipes & Dinner Menu Megaguide Table of Contents
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Wine For Thanksgiving
Beer For Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Cocktails & Digestifs
How To Cook A Turkey
Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes
How To Carve A Thanksgiving Turkey
Thanksgiving Gravy Recipes
Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes
Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipes
Thanksgiving Mashed Potato, et al. Recipes
Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Recipes
Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
Thanksgiving Non-Turkey Main Course Recipes
Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
Thanksgiving Weekend Brunch Recipes
"Thanksgiving is the clusterf*ck of wine holidays," Adam Morganstern wrote on HuffPost Food, but it does make a good opportunity to try new types and pairings. For some ideas, check out these features: Thanksgiving Wine: 9 Last-Minute Ideas Top 10 Wines for Your Thanksgiving Table Wines for Thanksgiving: Picks From 10 Winemakers & Experts And don't forget the medicinal powers of a good digestif to cap off your meal.
What better day for a cocktail? Here are seven of Liquor.com's favorite drinks that pair perfectly with turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes. Most are easy to make in batches for a crowd. Get the recipes for 7 Thanksgiving cocktails here.
To get some recommendations for special brews to take your Thanksgiving feast to another level, we sought the advice of Justin Philips of Beer Table in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighborhood. Read his Thanksgiving beer recommendations here.
The editors of Imbibe Magazine blind-tasted six nationally available eggnogs -- four dairy and two non-dairy: We tasted them all solo and also mixed with bourbon, and while the moral of the story ended up being that it's tough to beat a good batch of the homemade stuff, there are a few packaged versions worthy of a little yuletide cheer. Find out which store-bough eggnogs made the cut here.
The Endless Simmer put together "five liquor-fueled concoctions put the yay in turkey day," by incorporating traditional Thanksgiving flavors. Check then out here.
We won't presume to tell you the single best way to cook your Thanksgiving turkey, as no undisputed King of Methods exists, and individual tastes and traditions reign, but we can show you some of the best turkey recipes and techniques around, along with some more manageable -- and often more tasty -- non-whole-bird options. Check them out here.
We asked Jeffrey Elliot, Chef and Director of Culinary Relations of Zwilling J.A. Henckels, and co-author of The Complete Book of Knife Skills: The Essential Guide to Use Techniques and Care, to show us, step-by-step, the best way to carve a Thanksgiving turkey. Learn the best way to carve a turkey here.
The Eating Well team cuts to the chase with the 5 easiest -- and biggest ways -- to mess up your Thanksgiving Turkey, and how to avoid them. Read The 5 Biggest Thanksgiving Turkey Mistakes & How To Avoid Them here. (Photo from Flickr: larryhalff)
It's not Thanksgiving without a Martha Stewart recipe or technique, so we asked Martha Stewart's Everyday Food to share their Thanksgiving recipe lineup with HuffPost Food readers. Get the recipes here.
since Food52 is cultivating the web's premiere collections of home cooks' recipes, they've put together some of their best from the past year that could round out your Thanksgiving table -- including starters, sides & desserts. Get the recipes here.
What are some the country's top chefs' Thanksgiving tips and recipes? We asked the folks behind the Macy's Culinary Council for some ideas from its esteemed members, so check out Thanksgivng tips and recipes from chefs like Emeril Lagasse, Todd English, Cat Cora, Marcus Samuelsson, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai and more. Get them all here.
Several acclaimed chefs, including Thomas Keller, John Besh, and avid hunters Kerry Heffernan and Tim Love, contribute their recipes celebrating the wild foods of the very first Thanksgiving, including America's most heralded game species: wild turkey, whitetail deer, and mallard ducks. Also featuring Momofuku Milk Bar's Christina Tosi's famous crack pie. Get the recipes here.
Find. Eat. Drink. collected 6 chefs' favorite Thanksgiving side dish recipes, including Gary Danko's roasted root vegetables, and these Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Anchovy Butter from Chef Nathan Foot of Northern Spy Food Co. Get them all here.
The Meatless Monday team reached out to celebrity chefs and noted cookbook authors for their favorite meatless Thanksgiving recipes. Get them all here.
For the fourth year in a row, Nora Ephron is hosting The Fourth Annual Huffington Post "Tell Us What You're Cooking For Thanksgiving This Year That You Didn't Cook Last Year" Contest. Add your new recipe and check out the submissions here.
Though butter and cream both work well too! Regardless of your addition of fats, here are some useful tips for getting mashed potatoes of ideal consistency and avoiding some common mashed potato pitfalls. Read 5 Tips for Classic Fluffy Mashed Potatoes here.
The Daily Meal put together some tips for HuffPost Food readers on everything from last-minute tips for your turkey, quick fixes in the kitchen, emergency Thanksgiving tools, last-minute appetizers and even centerpiece ideas. Check out Thanksgiving 911 here.
Thomas Keller's Buttermilk Biscuits & Poached Eggs Kerry Saretsky's Three-Ingredient Green Egg Soufflés and Ham Big Girls, Small Kitchen's Pumpkin Pancakes