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With the countdown to Thanksgiving well underway, this weekend's recipes are all about the upcoming holiday. We've compiled a list of the most delicious looking takes on Thanksgiving classics, some from the totally traditional table, and others with some delicious modifications. We've got several ways to cook up a turkey, lots of amazing sides, and plenty of pumpkin and apple-based desserts to lull you gently into the inevitable post-Thanksgiving meal nap. 

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Roast Turkey with Pears & Sage from Adventures in Cooking

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Thanksgiving turkey from A Beautiful Mess

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Roasted Turkey Meatballs w/ Cranberry-Mustard Sauce from The Pig and Quill

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Turkey Dressing With Sage, Italian Sausage and Dried Cherries from The Cleveland Blog

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Perfect Smoked Turkey from The Domestic Man

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Bacon Bird with Turkey Neck Gravy from Food52

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How to Cook a Turkey for Thanksgiving: The Simplest, Easiest Method from The Kitchn

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Sous Vide Turducken: A Deconstructed Thanksgiving Entree

Sous Vide Turducken: A Deconstructed Thanksgiving Entree from 2 Gourmaniacs

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Braised Turkey Legs from Bon Appetit

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Red wine turkey pot pie from The Improv Kitchen

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When You're Too Lazy to Make Thanksgiving Dinner, Make Turkey Burgers from Eating Clean in the Dirty City

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If you forgot to get a turkey: Chicken with Rice and Mushrooms from Pick Yin 

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Easy Cheese Bread turned into Leaves and Pumpkins for Thanksgiving from Hungry Happenings

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Pumpkin Sage Risotto with Johnsonville Sausage from Doughmesstic

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Cauliflower Gratin Recipe from Jelly Toast Blog

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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes from Baked by Rachel

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Mash Potatoes with Ricotta, Spinach and Bacon from Kelvin Wu

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Sautéed brussels sprout, cranberry, pecan, and blue cheese salad from Greens & Chocolate

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Baked Apples with Savory Pork Stuffing from Cosmo Cookie

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Citrus-Tamari Tofu Steaks with Warm Satsumas & Rosemary from Lunchbox Brunch

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Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes from Spoon Fork Bacon

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Sweet Potato Latkes with Brown Sugar Syrup and Cayenne Candied Pecans from The Shiksa

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Pomegranate, kale, and wild rice salad with walnuts and feta from Pinch of Yum

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Vegan Bacon and Apple Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from The Sweet Life Online

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Cranberry Orange Sauce from Damn Delicious 

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (Vegan) from Jessie Monds

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Pumpkin Churros from Crepes of Wrath

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Double Stuffed Pumpkin Pie Oreos from Half Baked Harvest

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Whole grain pumpkin butterscotch bars from Cait's Plate

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Pumpkin-Gingerbread Trifle from Brown Eyed Baker

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Cranberry Cornmeal Skillet Cake from Butterlust Blog

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Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting from Iowa Girl Eats 

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie from Brown Eyed Baker

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Apple Cider Caramels from Heather Homemade

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Rose Apple Tart from Tikkido

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Spiced Apple Cider from Munchin with Munchkin

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