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Thanksgiving Recipes - NYT Cooking

Thanksgiving Recipes

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In 2002, Mark Bittman published this revolutionary approach to roasting the Thanksgiving turkey, which allows you to cut the cooking time of the average turkey by about 75 percent while still presenting an attractive bird. (Photo: Melina Hammer for The New York Times)

45-Minute Roast Turkey

The best place for a salad on the Thanksgiving menu is at the beginning of the meal, before everybody fills up. We often pass around plates of this vegetarian chopped salad (no bacon) to accompany the drinks before we sit down at the table.  (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times)

Chopped Salad With Apples, Walnuts and Bitter Lettuces

Creamed red and white pearl onions with bacon

Creamed Red And White Pearl Onions With Bacon

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe - NYT Cooking

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Mark Bittman’s Most Popular Recipes of 2015 is a group of recipes collected by the editors of NYT Cooking

Classic Cranberry Sauce

Classic Cranberry Sauce

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These are classic mashed potatoes, brightened up with a substantial amount of garlic Feel free to adjust the garlic to taste, and to deepen the flavor, try roasting the cloves before mixing them in with the potatoes (For everything you need to know to make perfect potatoes, visit our potato guide.)

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Because almost everybody seems to love potatoes, it's worth mastering more than a few ways to make them. Mashed potatoes turn into…