Taste Thanksgiving dinner by Julia Yellow
Illustration by Julia Yellow, Special to Star Tribune

Have a tasty Thanksgiving

Let our Taste experts show you how to make the most of your Thanksgiving meal.

Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Cake with Meringue Topping is the best of both pie and cake worlds.
Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune
Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Cake with Meringue Topping is the best of both pie and cake worlds.

Showstopper dessert combines the best of pie and cake worlds

November 17
With a pumpkin-cake base and meringue topping, this sweet treat hints at holiday tradition but puts a new spin on it.
Serve Hazelnut Parmesan Crackers with herbed cream cheese.
Mette Nielsen, Special to the Star Tribune
Serve Hazelnut Parmesan Crackers with herbed cream cheese.

Homemade crackers add class to appetizers all season long

November 17
With a handful of ingredients, a rolling pin and some creativity, you'll perfect the cracker technique in no time.
Pair a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with a selection from Number 12 Cider in Minneapolis.
Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune file
Pair a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with a selection from Number 12 Cider in Minneapolis.

5 cider pairings for your Thanksgiving feast

November 17
Whether your meals are traditional or exotic, there's a cider that's right for the occasion.
With a few pro tips, this could be your best turkey effort yet.
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With a few pro tips, this could be your best turkey effort yet.

5 Twin Cities chefs share tips on preparing the best Thanksgiving turkey

November 17
Secrets from the professionals will help make this year's Thanksgiving turkey your best effort yet.
Spiced Sweet Potatoes With Mexican Brown Sugar is a “match made in heaven,” said James Oseland in his new cookbook, “Mexico City.”
James Roper
Spiced Sweet Potatoes With Mexican Brown Sugar is a “match made in heaven,” said James Oseland in his new cookbook, “Mexico City.”

Recipes that prove sweet potatoes deserve a starring role on the Thanksgiving table

November 17
Provided Pies from Tara Coleman of Hot Hands
Provided Pies from Tara Coleman of Hot Hands

7 Minnesota pastry chefs teach you how to make the perfect pie

November 19, 2020
Root Vegetable Tian from “Open Kitchen” by Susan Spungen (Avery, 2020).
Root Vegetable Tian from “Open Kitchen” by Susan Spungen (Avery, 2020).

Four vegetable-centric recipes for the Thanksgiving table

November 18, 2020
Dressing or stuffing: It doesn't matter what you call it, it's delicious.
Dressing or stuffing: It doesn't matter what you call it, it's delicious.

Here's a stuffing recipe that you'll be making for many Thanksgiving dinners to come

November 18, 2020
Sue Selasky’s roast turkey with sage pan gravy.
Sue Selasky’s roast turkey with sage pan gravy.

A tried-and-true method for achieving the perfect turkey

November 27, 2019
Fire-roasted Eggplant With Red Onion and Yogurt
Marci Schmitt
Fire-roasted Eggplant With Red Onion and Yogurt

Shake up your Thanksgiving tradition with these appetizers

November 20, 2019