Thanksgiving is just days away, but don’t worry if you’re not sure what to serve yet. We’re here to help! Here are some of our favorite past articles about Thanksgiving dinner, with recommendations for turkey, vegetarian dishes, wine, and dessert. Eat up, and remember that you still have six weeks before you have to start that New Year’s resolution.
If you want to impress your guests with more than the run-of-the-mill turkey, we’ve got you covered. We spoke with Reston foodie Sean Vineyard for insight into turkey selection and preparation — you don’t want to miss his brilliant recipe for Succulent Turkey Porchetta.
What should you serve someone who’s not into turkey? Here are lots of great ideas for vegetarian and vegan main dishes, side dishes, and desserts. If dining out is more your style, we’ve got suggestions for that, too.
If your role is to bring the wine to dinner, be sure to pick the right ones. Local wine expert Andy Creemer listed his favorite selections to pair with Thanksgiving dinner, along with his own personal choice for his family’s dinner.
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without pie, and several local bakers make this job easy for you. Here are some of the best Northern Virginia and DC-area bakeries and the amazing pies they offer.