Fancy joining the Thanksgiving festivities? Get busy in the kitchen and whip up your own Thanksgiving feast.


The turkey is the centrepiece to Thanksgiving dinner - so go all out with Rachel Allen’s roast turkey and stuffing recipe.

If you want to try something new, then take a look through Martha Stewart's 38 Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey recipes

Green bean casserole

Make this traditional accompaniment to the Thanksgiving meal by following this Best Ever Green Bean Casserole recipe from Alton Brown, host of American cookery show Good Eats.

Or if time and oven space is at a premium, follow this video to make it in the slow cooker.

Cranberry sauce

Complement your turkey by serving it with home-made cranberry sauce - this recipe from American celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli takes just 10 minutes of preparation time and 7 minutes to cook.

Pumpkin pie

This is one of the dishes most closely associated with Thanksgiving - so make sure you have room for dessert.

Make your own pumpkin pie by following Anthony Warrall Thompson’s recipe on BBC Good Food, which combines cinnamon, ginger and double cream.  

Or for a twist on the traditional recipe, try making Nigella Lawson’s sweet pumpkin cheesecake.