Modern Potluck, the new cookbook from food writer, recipe developer, and food world long-timer Kristin Donnelly, is all about making dinner parties—the kind where you want to impress lots of folks but also keep it all together (mentally and physically)—less stressful and more doable.
Sounds like the kind of advice and recipes you need for Thanksgiving, right?
So we asked Kristin, dinner party organizer-and-navigator extraordinaire, to use the Thanksgiving Menu Genie to craft the kind of plan she'd put in place for her own feast.
Take a look at a few of the recipes she selected below, then peruse her whole menu here. We're hoping she'll share the link with friends, make sure everyone's dietary whims are accounted for, and then turn the whole party into a joyful potluck.
Do you organize Thanksgiving as a potluck or do you cook the whole meal yourself? Tell us your philosophy in the comments!