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Best Recipes Made From Thanksgiving Leftovers

Now that your Thanksgiving dinner is over – you’re bound to need some delicious recipes to use up all of those leftovers!  (I have to admit, I love the meals we make with Thanksgiving leftovers even more than the actual Thanksgiving dinner!) Below is a collection of the Best Recipes Made From Thanksgiving Leftovers we’ve […]

Autumn Cape Codder

Our Autumn Cape Codder a classic cocktail updated with Fall flavors…cranberry juice, vodka, apple cider, and apple liqueur plus fresh cranberries for garnish! (So good!) PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! With the holidays right around the corner (Thanksgiving is tomorrow!) we always like to plan a special ‘signature drink’ to serve at our parties. This Autumn […]

Spatchcocked Grilled Turkey

This Spatchcocked Grilled Turkey is sponsored by Peapod as part of our ongoing partnership.  All opinions are 100% mine. PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I know…you are probably asking yourself, “What IS a Spatchcocked Grilled Turkey?” Spatchcocked is simply a culinary term that refers to removing the backbone of a turkey (or other bird) so it […]

Slow Cooker Sourdough Stuffing with Turkey Sausage and Apples

This Slow Cooker Sourdough Stuffing with Turkey Sausage and Apples is sponsored by Peapod as part of our ongoing partnership. All opinions are 100% mine.   PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! This Slow Cooker Sourdough Stuffing with Turkey Sausage and Apples is so good – it may steal the show from your Thanksgiving turkey! Seriously – […]

Indian Pudding

Indian Pudding is a classic New England dessert made with milk, molasses and corn meal. It’s delicious! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Living in Plymouth, Massachusetts – with Pilgrim history all around us – we take our Thanksgiving preparations pretty seriously! This recipe for Indian pudding is a traditional New England Thanksgiving dessert, and if you’ve […]

Harvard Beets

This Harvard Beets recipe is a classic New England side dish that has been around for generations. You’ll love the sweet and sour sauce! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I’ve been a beet lover all of my life.  Even as a kid – I loved them! But it was only recently that I ate Harvard Beets […]

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pumpkin Pies are the perfect, easy dessert for Halloween parties or any Fall holiday dessert tray! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I love mini desserts – and these Mini Pumpkin Pies are no exception! Wouldn’t you smile too if you saw a tray full of these cute little jack o’ lanterns smiling up at you […]

Turkey and Gravy Savory Herbed Waffles

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sharing all sorts of recipes that you can make using leftover Thanksgiving turkey. To share a little behind-the-scenes with you – we roasted, cooked with, and ate three (three!) turkeys in the last month so we would have cooked turkey for our recipe creations. And with two separate […]

Poutine-Style Turkey, Gravy and Potatoes

This Poutine-Style Turkey, Gravy and Potatoes recipe is sponsored by Simply Potatoes®. All opinions are 100% mine. Also, be sure to enter our giveaway for a Le Creuset Baking Dish (retail value $50). See below for details! After your family’s Thanksgiving feast – do you often find yourself with a house full of guests visiting […]

Sweet Potato Pancakes

These Sweet Potato Pancakes are so good – they will have you eagerly looking forward to the day AFTER your Thanksgiving feast when you can finally make them! Made with leftover sweet potato casserole, these Sweet Potato Pancakes are a deliciously decadent breakfast. After Jack and I made this Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole recipe […]

Zesty Pulled Turkey

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we know you’ll be looking for new and delicious recipes to make with all of that leftover turkey – and that inspired today’s Zesty Pulled Turkey. This Zesty Pulled Turkey recipe was also inspired a bit by our Mexican pulled chicken – which happens to be one of the […]

Thanksgiving Casserole

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I’ve been joking with my husband Jack that we should name this delicious Thanksgiving Casserole something like ‘Thanksgiving 2.0’ or ‘Thanksgiving Dinner Round 2’. But no matter what you call it – this easy Thanksgiving Casserole is a great way to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers and a great way to […]

Turkey Divan

Our Turkey Divan recipe is a delicious from-scratch version of a classic dish that dates back to the early 1900’s. It’s a wonderful way to create a second meal with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey and gravy. Originally made with chicken, broccoli and almonds then topped with Mornay sauce (a white sauce made with Gruyère Swiss […]

Cream of Turkey Soup with Fennel and Apple

We’ve been sitting on this Cream of Turkey Soup with Fennel and Apple recipe for almost a year, and I’m so excited to finally share it with all of you. We made (and photographed) this delicious soup last year a few days after Thanksgiving with various leftovers and other ingredients in our refrigerator. But by […]

Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

Our Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole takes the traditional Thanksgiving side dish – and makes it even better!  I know – it’s hard to believe that just about everyone’s favorite side dish could get any better – but with our recipe – it does! Today’s scrumptious Ginger Maple Sweet Potato Casserole recipe takes few extra […]

Nantucket Corn Pudding

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Nantucket Corn Pudding is a traditional recipe that was popular with the original colonial inhabitants of New England – and today, it’s a classic side dish still served at many Thanksgiving dinners around the United States. There are so many different recipes for corn pudding – and most modern day versions […]

Cranberry Orange Relish

This amazing Cranberry Relish is the star condiment in our Myles Standish Sandwich (you can see that recipe here).  But even if you don’t make our sandwich recipe, this Cranberry Relish is so delicious – you’ll want a jar of this fresh, sweet-tart condiment in your refrigerator anytime fresh cranberries are in season! Cranberry Relish […]

Myles Standish Sandwich

A few weeks ago, I was browsing through the pages of this American home cooking cookbook and came across a recipe for the Myles Standish Sandwich.  Living in Plymouth, Massachusetts as we do, we can certainly appreciate living in the midst of so much early-American history, and Myles Standish was a key figure in our […]

Maple Cider Glazed Turkey

This Maple Cider Glazed Turkey is so delicious it just might become your new go-to family recipe for Thanksgiving turkey! Around the holidays, so many of us reach for the same family recipes year after year.  For our family, we’ve made this turkey recipe for as long as I can remember. But this Thanksgiving is […]

Cream of Turkey Soup

I LOVE today’s Cream of Turkey Soup recipe – and I’m starting to think that I enjoy all of the different recipes we make with Thanksgiving leftovers even more than I enjoy the official meal! Don’t get me wrong – Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – but I could eat bowl after bowl of this […]

Turkey Salad with Cranberries and Toasted Pecans

We’re celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday today here in the U.S., and Jack and I wanted to take a quick moment to thank all of you for visiting us here at A Family Feast! While many of you have written to us over the years to thank us for sharing our recipes – really, the pleasure […]

Italian Sausage and Rice Dressing with Kale and Cranberries

We developed this amazing Italian Sausage and Rice Dressing with Kale and Cranberries as part of our Brand Ambassadorship with Johnsonville Sausage. All opinions are 100% mine. With the Thanksgiving holiday literally right around the corner, our menu for Thanksgiving dinner is finally set. And one of the dishes we are most excited to serve […]

Paul’s Thanksgiving Stuffing

All families seem to have a favorite Thanksgiving stuffing that they make every year – and today we’re sharing Paul’s Thanksgiving Stuffing! Paul is the brother of my brother-in-law Jim, and we enjoyed this stuffing last year when we visited Jim and my sister Joanne’s family for the Thanksgiving holiday. We loved Paul’s Thanksgiving Stuffing […]

Turkey Brine Recipe & Thanksgiving Menu Planning

We’re sharing our favorite Turkey Brine recipe today plus some Thanksgiving Menu Planning Ideas as part of a sponsored post for College Inn. All opinions are 100% mine.  Two weeks to go until Thanksgiving…are you ready? No? OK …don’t panic…we are here to help! Today we’ll help you finalize your Thanksgiving menu with ideas for […]

Pumpkin Corn Pudding

We developed this Pumpkin Corn Pudding recipe as part of an ongoing ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is next week! Are you ready?! And it’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just a little over a month away. But I have to say – I love the holidays and this is […]

Creamed Turkey on Toast

We’re sharing this delicious recipe for Creamed Turkey on Toast as part of a sponsored post for McCormick Gourmet. Every week or so, my husband Jack and I sit down together to brainstorm recipe ideas to share here on A Family Feast! In the weeks leading up to this holiday season, we’ve both been reminiscing […]

The New England Pasty

Not too far from where we live in Plymouth, Massachusetts is a British-themed pub and restaurant called the British Beer Company, or the “BBC” as we like to call it. The restaurant’s menu and decor are a bit of nod to Plymouth’s American history of being founded by British settlers many years ago! We eat […]

Our Thanksgiving Family Feast

As food bloggers, Jack and I get questions all the time asking what we make for our family’s holiday meals!  So today, we thought it would be fun to share with you a collection (all in one place) of some of the different recipes that make a regular appearance on the menu at Our Thanksgiving […]

Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing

Today’s recipe for Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing is our family’s traditional stuffing recipe that we serve every year at Thanksgiving! Our secret to a very flavorful and moist stuffing is to start with a really good cornbread recipe – and this stuffing recipe uses the cornbread recipe (without the bacon on top) that we shared […]

New England Pumpkin Caramel Pudding

Today’s recipe for New England Pumpkin Caramel Pudding comes from the cookbook, The Nantucket Holiday Table. In that book, author Susan Simon references a long-time Nantucket resident named Martha Burgess Fish who kept a diary about her life with her husband and children on Cherry Grove Farm. That diary is now part of the archives […]

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

How to make Perfect Mashed Potatoes: Light, fluffy, creamy mashed potatoes can be yours if you follow these simple tips! Today we’re showing you how to make Perfect Mashed Potatoes – light and fluffy, as well as creamy and lump-free with the perfect seasoning to go along with your Thanksgiving menu! Making mashed potatoes is […]

Perfect Turkey Gravy

How to make Perfect Turkey Gravy!  This gravy is so delicious, you’ll never want to make any other gravy recipe! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Growing up, my mom made the best, most Perfect Turkey Gravy in the world! At every family gathering – even when my mom wasn’t doing the hosting – she was still […]

Perfect Roast Turkey

How to make Perfect Roast Turkey!  Includes a great brine recipe plus a method of roasting that prevents your turkey from drying out in the oven. PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, we’ve been asked quite a few times recently to share our recipe for making Perfect Roast Turkey! We […]

Turkey Tetrazzini

This post is sponsored by No Yolks and BlogHer. With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, I’m going to make bit of a confession… As much as I love our traditional Thanksgiving dinner – I love eating the leftovers even more! There are so many delicious recipes we make using leftover turkey and side dishes, […]

Turkey Soup with Potato Dumplings

We’re finishing up our week with another idea for using up your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers, and this time, it’s Turkey Soup with Potato Dumplings! This may look like a difficult recipe with a long list of ingredients, but it’s actually very easy to prepare and also very forgiving.  The recipe is a fantastic (and delicious) […]

Turkey Stock

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Whenever you are making dishes that call for chicken, beef or vegetable stock, it is very easy to find a pre-made option at your local supermarket.  However – turkey stock is not readily available so making a stock from scratch is really the only way.  Additionally, making a homemade turkey stock […]

Turkey & Stuffing Turnovers

We cook a big Thanksgiving dinner every year for our extended family – with turkey, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce – all of the Thanksgiving classics!  The leftovers can sometimes last for days – but that’s actually a very good thing, especially when it comes to these delicious Turkey & Stuffing Turnovers! These turkey & […]

Turkey Pot Pie

Today’s recipe for Turkey Pot Pie is one of several that we’ll be sharing over the coming weeks that use Thanksgiving dinner leftovers!  Pin this recipe now so you’ll have it for later! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  I love everything about it – the turkey, the side dishes (like this, this, this, and this!) , […]