How to Win Thanksgiving

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