Topic: Thanksgiving-desserts

5 Simple Vegan Pumpkin Desserts For Thanksgiving

5 Simple Vegan Pumpkin Desserts For Thanksgiving

What’s great about Thanksgiving? Lots of things, but pumpkin is one of them. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin casserole and pumpkin desserts. All of which taste great, but are not always easy to make if you’re going vegan. So we did a little digging and found five pumpkin-inspired desserts for Thanksgiving that are all sans dairy. Even if you’re not vegan, you have to admit, these look pretty awesome. Take a look: More »

Slacker’s Guide to Thanksgiving Potlucks: 10 Things Under $10 to Bring to Dinner

Slacker's Guide to Thanksgiving Potlucks: 10 Things Under $10 to Bring to Dinner

You know Thanksgiving is tomorrow, right? We assume you already know what you’re bringing to your parent’s/sibling’s/friend’s/in-law’s house for dinner. But if not, don’t freak out quite yet. There’s still time to save yourself and not ruin the holiday for everyone — without spending a fortune. We found ten things you can pick up tonight and bring to Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow. And these aren’t your run-of-the-mill card store gifts; they’re indulgent and thoughtful, and are made from natural and organic ingredients. No need to thank us. We’re just here to save Thanksgiving, one cheap slacker at a time. More »

Holiday Dessert Gallery: 10 Festive Thanksgiving Cookie Recipes

Holiday Dessert Gallery: 10 Festive Thanksgiving Cookie Recipes

Whether you’re calmly assembling your cornucopia centerpiece or frantically trying to find an oven rack that fits your enormous bird, it’s time to face it: Thanksgiving is just two days away. Yesterday we found ten unusual pie recipes to spice up your after-dinner spread of sweets. But sometimes don’t you just get sick of pie? (Kidding. We don’t, either.) But we do know that pie crusts aren’t every baker’s cup of tea. So we found ten Thanksgiving cookie recipes that will be the perfect complement to dinner on Thursday (thanks to flavors like ginger, cinnamon, apple, cranberry, maple, and pecan). Just make sure to have a glass of wine or three prior to diving into the cookie plate — you may prefer not to remember how many you’re about to eat. More »

Thanksgiving Gallery: 10 Thoroughly Revolting Desserts You Don’t Want to Eat Next Thursday

Thanksgiving Gallery: 10 Thoroughly Revolting Desserts You Don't Want to Eat Next Thursday

In keeping with Thanksgiving tradition, most of us eat the same meal with the same people, year after year. And while we’re all for mixing it up every now and then (cornbread replaces rolls!), most tried-and-tested holiday rituals should convince all you experimenters out there that some things about turkey day are simply not to be messed with. Take dessert, for example. Few people can improve on pumpkin pie, so why try? But not everyone got that memo, and we’ve got ten thoroughly revolting Thanksgiving dessert ideas to prove it. Check out our nauseating gallery, and take comfort in the fact that even if your double-crust apple-bourbon pie isn’t half as good as your mom’s, at least it’s not avocado JELL-O in the shape of a turkey. (Why is JELL-O responsible for so much of the world’s misery, anyway?) More »

Holiday Baking Prep: 10 Dessert Recipes to Try Before Thanksgiving

Holiday Baking Prep: 10 Dessert Recipes to Try Before Thanksgiving

We condone healthy eating around here, but when it comes to homemade desserts over the holidays, we just repeat the mantra “everything in moderation” as we shovel pies, tarts, cookies, and cakes into our mouths to our heart’s content. Though it’s too early to bake your turkey day favorites, it’s not too early to warm up your oven and get baking. We found 10 pre-Thanksgiving recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth and give you some practice for the real deal this year — without spoiling your appetite for pies of the pumpkin, pecan, and apple variety. More »

Cranberry Crisp

Cranberry Crisp

You have to love the color of cranberries. They add vibrancy to any table, holiday or otherwise. And the tangy flavor is perfect with the heavier meals we eat in the fall and winter. I wanted a crisp that was … More »