11 Thanksgiving Recipes By Claire Thomas

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11 Thanksgiving Recipes By Claire Thomas

Food blogger and stylist Claire Thomas of The Kitchy Kitchen shares recipes for Thanksgiving and smart ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers.

Portland Popover Pudding

Popovers are buoyant, eggy and gorgeous. In this recipe the popovers are bigger, browner and a little more savory.

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Red Ale Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce gets depth and tartness from Flemish red ale, a type of sour beer. If you can't hunt it down, wine plus some balsamic vinegar does the trick.

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Roasted Curried Carrot Salad with Raisins and Pine Nuts

The curry vinaigrette cuts through the sweetness of the carrots, and the pop of raisins and crunch of pine-nuts add a little bit of texture to this warm salad.

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Persimmon Walnut Romaine Salad with Maple Yogurt Dressing

This salad's dressing is a little creamy, a little sweet and perfect with fall flavors.

Get the Recipe: Persimmon Walnut Romaine Salad with Maple Yogurt Dressing

Brown Butter Butternut Squash Soup

This is the perfect Thanksgiving dinner soup. Comforting and a little decadent, it also looks beautiful in the bowl. The combination of sweet, tart, smoky, and brown-buttery is a definite crowd pleaser.

Get the Recipe: Brown Butter Butternut Squash Soup

Roast Chicken

Roast chicken embodies comfort. It's a meal that’s meant to be shared and devoured, so what are you waiting for?

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New York Cheesecake With Pretzel-Graham Crust And Salted Caramel Sour Cream

Salty, sweet and creamy indeed. This cheesecake recipe is almost silly it's so delicious.

Get the Recipe: New York Cheesecake With Pretzel-Graham Crust And Salted Caramel Sour Cream

Tina's Pumpkin Pecan Pie

What is Thanksgiving without pie? This one is spicy and rich, but not heavy, and has a brown sugar butter pecan crust. It's perfect.

Get the Recipe: Tina's Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Epic Leftovers Sandwich

The leftover sandwich proves that Thanksgiving is the dinner that appropriately keeps on giving!

Get the Recipe: Epic Leftovers Sandwich

Thanksgiving Brie Quesadilla

Ever tried a Thanksgiving leftover quesadilla? The time is now!

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Thanksgiving Frittata

Leftovers are one of the best parts of Thanksgiving. You can eat them for breakfast with this frittata recipe.

Get the Recipe: Thanksgiving Frittata

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Bogged down with traditional turkeys and no-taste mashed potatoes? Food blogger, stylist and jack-of-all-trades Claire Thomas has you covered.

Thomas shares her favorite recipes for Thanksgiving, all with a little something special, and smart ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers.

Check out the slideshow above for some serious Thanksgiving recipe inspiration!

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