18 Amazing Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes

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Tasty recipes to inspire the eleventh-hour home cook.

Nov 27, 2013 | 07:10 PM

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and that 10-course meal you were going to start planning weeks ago has yet to be planned, much less purchased. Now you’re wondering if the frozen pizza in the back of your freezer counts as a “main” or a “side.” Before you start calling for Chinese take out, take a few deep breaths and relax. Put the phone down. You can handle this.

To help you out, we’ve culled some of the best Thanksgiving recipes from around the web to spark your imagination and get you in the kitchen. Even if you don’t end up making that 10-course feast, we’re confident that you’ll be able to whip up something delicious this Thanksgiving. And remember: if all else fails, there’s nothing wrong with Stove Top stuffing.


Whole Roasted Turkey, via Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP.

Butter Roasted Turkey Breasts, via Bon Appetit.

Boston Brown Bread, via Bon Appetit.

Parker House Rolls, via The Pioneer Woman.

Oyster Dressing, via The Pioneer Woman.

Roasted Pumpkin Soup, via Martha Stewart.

Sweet Potato Casserole, via Martha Stewart.

Perfect Cranberry Sauce, via Food Network.

Perfect Mashed Potatoes, via Simply Recipes.

Potato, Bacon and Leek Gratin, via Honestly Yum.

Scalloped Potatoes, via CHOW.

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