Seaside Thanksgiving Feast Menu

Gather around the table for a Thanksgiving dinner that is big on coastal flavor but simple to prepare.

Mixed Greens with Walnut-Fig Vinaigrette

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Linda Hirst

Mixed Greens with Walnut-Fig 

This versatile dressing works great for special occasions and leftovers can be stored up to a week after for lunches-on-the-go.

Herb-Brined Creole Turkey

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Linda Hirst

Herb-Brined Creole Turkey

We love the spicy kick that Creole seasoning gives the ordinary Thanksgiving Day turkey. Tone down the amount if you're serving to more sensitive tongues. Dress with greens and assorted fruits.

Recipe: Herb-Brined Creole Turkey

Chestnut-and-Oyster Stuffing

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Linda Hirst

Chestnut-and-Oyster Stuffing

Stuffing can be made the day before to cut-down on actual cooking time, just let the dish come to room temperature before baking.

Potato-Leek Gratin

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Linda Hirst

Potato-Leek Gratin

The Gruyère helps to make this dish extra cheesy. Top with fresh rosemary leaves for an extra boost of flavor.

Spicy Broccolini

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Linda Hirst

Spicy Broccolini

The night before, wash and trim broccolini, and then store in plastic bags before refrigerating. The day of, simply remove from bags and prepare.

Honey-Glazed Carrots

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Linda Hirst

Honey-Glazed Carrots

These carrots taste both sweet and spicy, adjust to your own personal preferences and heat tolerance.

Open-Face Apple Pie with Salted Pecan Crumble

Photo: Jennifer Davick , Styling: Linda Hirst

Open-Face Apple Pie with Salted Pecan Crumble

The sweet cinnamon topping get its crunch from pecans and a pinch of Kosher salt.

Recipe: Open-Face Apple Pie with Salted Pecan Crumble

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