Collection of the Month: Your Thanksgiving Menu

October 30, 2014

Every month, we're picking a new collections theme. Gather together recipes, ingredients, tools, and tips, and at the end of the month, we’ll pick our favorite, most inspiring collection. Share yours in the comments; the winner will get a $100 gift card to our Provisions shop.  

Update! Congratulations to Karolina for her beautiful collection -- we'd like an invite to your house next year please.

Today: Planning a Thanksgiving meal, from the turkey to the trivets.

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For cooks, Thanksgiving is the big one -- a holiday built entirely around a meal. And each year we look forward to making a dinner that's both familiar and creative. To help with the latter, we look to our friends, family, and community to share cooking ideas and inspiration -- and this November is no different. 


This year, make a collection full of everything you need for Thanksgiving: the recipes you'll make, the dishes you'll serve them in, and the articles you'll look to for reference along the way. We want to see all of the elements -- down to the roasting dishes and turkey techniques -- that will inspire your holiday meal (and inspire our community, too!).

Get collecting! Save your favorite articles, recipes, and products to a new collection all about Thanksgiving and share the link to that collection in the comments below. We’ll pick a winner of the $100 gift card on November 30th. 

Photos by James Ransom

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See what other Food52 readers are saying.

  • leigh rodgers
    leigh rodgers
  • gingerroot
  • cookinginvictoria
  • Eva
  • Domenica Berman
    Domenica Berman
I like warm homemade bread slathered with fresh raw milk butter, ice cream in all seasons, the smell of garlic in olive oil, and sugar snap peas fresh off the vine.


leigh R. November 22, 2014
Can't wait!
gingerroot November 18, 2014
My favorite holiday!!
cookinginvictoria November 17, 2014
Here's my holiday collection:
Eva November 12, 2014
My collection:
Includes a few alternatives for the same dish.
Domenica B. November 9, 2014
can't wait to start cooking!
hardlikearmour November 7, 2014
drbabs November 7, 2014
Here's mine:
Liza's K. November 7, 2014
Here is my collection: I'm so excited for this year as my new business just launched! - check it out!!
carol S. October 31, 2014
oh my! i have already started cooking and freezing, as we will be taking the food to another location. would i just create a word document with menu, my original recipes, and travel tips?

Pegeen October 30, 2014
Posie... great to see Thanksgiving ideas popping up. I have a dumb question: I can't import my own photos to one of my collections, correct? So I wouldn't be able to show you the dishes, trivets, etc... just recipes from this site or items from Provisions? Thanks so much!
Posie (. October 30, 2014
Just recipes from the site! But, you could upload them as photos in any recipes you've uploaded, and add those (so we can see dishes that way!) -- and I'd love to see favorite serveware.