Thanksgiving! Recipes, Ideas, and Decor To Make You Look Like You Know What You’re Doing

You know you've graduated from the kids table when you either decide or are coerced into preparing something edible for Thanksgiving. Whether you're contributing a dish to a potluck affair or attempting the whole feast yourself, we're here to help you pull it off.

We asked our favorite food bloggers for the best Thanksgiving recipes they know — for turkey, gravy, and mouthwatering sides, plus gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan dishes that will appeal to everyone at the table. And of course desserts. Soooo many desserts.

Here are all of the Thanksgiving ideas, how-tos, faqs, and inspiration you need to get the job done.

First, set the scene:

10 Ways to Decorate for Thanksgiving Like You're Martha's Young, Hot Niece

Now for the bird (and trimmings):

How Long DO You Cook a Turkey? And Other Burning Questions

The 11 Best Turkey Recipes We've Seen

9 Thanksgiving Recipes Involving Bacon

7 Easy Stuffing Recipes

9 Crazy-Easy Gravy Recipes

Next, let's talk sides:

10 Sides That Will Convince Your Mother You Can Cook

11 Decadent Thanksgiving Potato Recipes

This May Be the Best Thanksgiving Side of All Time

9 Sweet Potato Recipes That Will Easily Overshadow the Turkey

No Time to Cook Sides? Here Are 10 You Can Order

13 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Sides Even Your Dad Will Eat

20 Vegan Sides We Want to Eat Now

A Thanksgiving Side Dish that Will Steal the Spotlight: Swiss Chard Gratin

Last Minute Thanksgiving Sides: Baked Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts

Last Minute Thanksgiving Sides: Caramelized Baby Carrots with Vermouth

Last Minute Thanksgiving Sides: Beets with Arugula, Spicy Hazelnuts and Smoked Ricotta

Gluten, vegetarian, vegan? Don't worry, it's going to be delicious:

18 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dishes That Prove Turkey Isn't All That

20 Vegan Sides We Want to Eat Now

19 Actually Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes (Pie Included!)

13 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Sides Even Your Dad Will Eat

Don't forget dessert:

9 Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas (That Will Look Excellent On Instagram)

11 Pies That Will Blow Your Mind

10 Yum-tastic Thanksgiving Breads and Muffins

This Cranberry Bread Pudding Will Bring Them to Their Knees

11 Insane Pumpkin Desserts

10 Apple Desserts That Put Pumpkin in Its Place

A Thanksgiving Dessert that Will Bring Them to Their Knees: Cranberry Bread Pudding

And for the morning after:

18 Delicious Things to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers

But wait, there's more:

8 Jews We Love This Thanksgivukkah

5 Thanksgiving Movies to Watch Instead of Free Bird

What Thanksgiving Will Look Like in 2063

9 Kinds of Outfits to Wear to Thanksgiving

9 Thanksgiving Etiquette Tips

How to Friends -ify Your Thanksgiving

10 Comfy Things to Wear on Turkey Day

What You Don't Know About Tryptophan, and 4 Other Thanksgiving Facts