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90 Thanksgiving Meal Ideas

Get Inspired to Create an Exciting Festive Feast for Your Family

— November 21, 2012 — Lifestyle
From starters such as sweet swirled scones, to main courses such as festive squash hamburgers, all the way to desserts such as bite-sized pumpkin pies, there are many Thanksgiving meal ideas to inspire you in the kitchen.

Try some new and exciting turkey recipes that will tantalize your taste buds, or think outside of the bird and go for something unusual such as lobster for thanksgiving, or try some giant meaty sandwiches that will fill up even the most carnivorous members of your family. There are even several Thanksgiving beverage recipes you can savor such as pie-inspired cocktails.

Exciting new Thanksgiving meal ideas are delicious for everyone and will create lasting memories for years to come.
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Fall Coffee-Infused Creams
Fall Coffee-Infused Creams
The Pumpkin Macchiato Body Butter is a Coffee Lover's Dream
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Sweet Veggie Confections
Sweet Veggie Confections
The Curvy Carrot Sugar Cookies are a Tasty Twist on Favorite Vegetables
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88
Bursting Brown Sugar Apples
Bursting Brown Sugar Apples
This ‘My Baking Addiction’ Inside-Out Crisp is Reversed
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87
Double Gourd Desserts
Double Gourd Desserts
Brooklyn Supper's 'Pumpkin Pie in the Pumpkin' Makes a Unique Centerpiece
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86
Chewable Turkey Treats
Chewable Turkey Treats
These Thanksgiving Gumballs are Unexpectedly Meaty
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85
Gourd-Encased Swiss Dishes
Gourd-Encased Swiss Dishes
Domestic Daddy's Roasted Pumpkin Fondue is Authentic
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84
Magically Sugared Gourd Bites
Magically Sugared Gourd Bites
The Pumpkin Donut Pops are Festive Treats Fit for a Fairytale Feast
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83
Fashion Designer Food Logs
Fashion Designer Food Logs
The Cook Gant Rugger Blog is Curated by Christopher Bastin
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82
Sandwiched Fall Confections
Sandwiched Fall Confections
Serve Oatmeal Pumpkin Sandwich Cookie Concoctions for Thanksgiving
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81
Sweet Swirled Scones
Sweet Swirled Scones
These Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Scones are the Perfect Cold Weather Pick-Me-Up
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80
Fast Food Deliveries
Fast Food Deliveries
Burger King is Testing Out BK Delivery Service in Select States
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79
Pumpkin Pie Droplets
Pumpkin Pie Droplets
Enhance Your Selection of Fall Treats by Adding Bite-Sized Goodies
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78
Country Heritage Desserts
Country Heritage Desserts
Pilgrim Cupcakes Give You Something Else to be Thankful for This Year
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77
Crunchy Gourd Confections
Crunchy Gourd Confections
Enjoy the Spooky Holiday with These Peanut Butter Pretzel Pumpkins
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76
Fall-Infused Meringue Pies
Fall-Infused Meringue Pies
Deep-Dish Pumpkin-Meringue Pie Puts the Fall Season in Summer Goods
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75
Holiday Compound Confections
Holiday Compound Confections
Pumpkin Filled Cannoli Cones Give an Italian Spin to the Classic Pie
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74
Chilled Cinnamon Cereal Treats
Chilled Cinnamon Cereal Treats
Serve The Pumpkin Turtle Cheesecake Cups at Your Thanksgiving Feast
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73
Retro Gamer Desserts
Retro Gamer Desserts
The Pac-Man Cheesecake Lets You Sneak a Slice Without Notice
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72
Festive Squash Hamburgers
Festive Squash Hamburgers
The Burger King Pumpkin Burger is Only Available in Japan
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71
Caramelized Frozen Fruit Desserts
Caramelized Frozen Fruit Desserts
Enjoy This Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream With a Slice of Pumpkin Pie
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70
Enormous Egg Delicacies
Enormous Egg Delicacies
Enjoy the World's Largest Hard-Boiled Egg on World Egg Day
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69
Quirky Turkey Doodle Timelines
Quirky Turkey Doodle Timelines
Visual History of Thanksgiving Google Doodle from Basic to Crazy
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68
Pump-Tapped Pumpkins
Pump-Tapped Pumpkins
Make Your Halloween Extra Happy with a Pumpkin Keg
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67
Spicy Java Creamy Desserts
Spicy Java Creamy Desserts
The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream is an Addictive Treat
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66
Pub Grub Hybrids
Pub Grub Hybrids
Sweet Potato Pie Fries Bring a Touch of Seasonal Sweetness to the Classic Snack
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65
Sensually Satisfying Cookbooks
Sensually Satisfying Cookbooks
The Fifty Shades of Chicken Book Will Definitely Make You Blush
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64
Delectable Beverage-Flavored Donuts
Delectable Beverage-Flavored Donuts
These Apple Cider Fritters are Tasty Fall Snacks
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Bizarre Holiday Turkey Pies
Bizarre Holiday Turkey Pies
Experiement This Year With a 2012 American Thanksgiving Lasagna
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Literal Turkey Timers
Literal Turkey Timers
The Perfect Roast Timer Raises its Legs to Signal the Bird is Cooked
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61
Self-Heating Holiday Meals
Self-Heating Holiday Meals
The 'Christmas Dinner in a Can' is a Compact Festive Experience
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60
Melting Cocoa Oatmeal Treats
Melting Cocoa Oatmeal Treats
The Pumpkin Candy Bar Cookies Will Increase Your Love for Fall
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Chilled Cereal-Flavored Java
Chilled Cereal-Flavored Java
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cold Coffee is a Breakfast Brew You'll Adore
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Lobsters For Thanksgiving
Lobsters For Thanksgiving
The Other Red Meat
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Holiday Bird Desserts
Holiday Bird Desserts
Celebrate American Thanksgiving With a Turkey Cake
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Holiday Meal Infographics
Holiday Meal Infographics
The How Many Calories are in a Thanksgiving Dinner Graph Tells All
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Decadently Tweaked Treats
Decadently Tweaked Treats
The Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie is a Wonderful Seasonal Hybrid
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Seasonally Spiced Cocktails
Seasonally Spiced Cocktails
The 'Pass the Sushi' Pumpkin Pie Martini Remixes a Festive Favorite
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Sumptuous Autumn Desserts
Sumptuous Autumn Desserts
Pumpkin Cream Oreo Tarts are One Good Reason to Love Fall
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Squash-Inspired Bath Products
Squash-Inspired Bath Products
This Halloween Hostess Gift is a Packed Pumpkin Bath Set
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Whimsicle Woodland Containers
Whimsicle Woodland Containers
The Acorn Button Box is a Great Piece for the Nature Lover
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Baked Holiday Deli Pies
Baked Holiday Deli Pies
Enhance Your Thanksgiving Menu With a Turkey-Cran Appetizer Pizza
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Delicious Beer Desserts
Delicious Beer Desserts
The Red Robin Octoberfest Milkshake Pays Homage to the German Holiday
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Festive Hidden Treasure Desserts
Festive Hidden Treasure Desserts
Parade Your Baking Skills with These Edible Halloween Decorations
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Tofu Meat Beverages
Tofu Meat Beverages
The Vegan-Friendly Tofurky and Gravy Soda from Jones Soda
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Pumpkin-Packed French Toast
Pumpkin-Packed French Toast
The Laura’s Sweet Spot Breakfast is Brimming with a Fall Favorit
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Giant Public Turkey Stuffing
Giant Public Turkey Stuffing
The 55 Ft Bird Basting Hoax
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Festive Pumpkin Pastries
Festive Pumpkin Pastries
Serve Up Some Halloween Donuts to Celebrate the Holidays
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Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
This 'Recipe Girl' Breakfast Meal Features Spiced Fall Flavors
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Multiple-Personality Bakeware
Multiple-Personality Bakeware
The 'Split Decision' Pie Pan Gives Home Chefs a Little Variety
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Bite-Sized Pumpkin Pies
Bite-Sized Pumpkin Pies
With This 'My Baking Addiction Creation,' Hunger Will Not Be an Option
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Silly Thanksgiving Gimmicks
Silly Thanksgiving Gimmicks
Skip These, Save Your Money
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Festive Fall Shooters
Festive Fall Shooters
The Caramel Apple Jell-O Shots Are Sure to Be a Hit at Any Party
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Beach Ball Dinners
Beach Ball Dinners
The Inflatable Turkey is the Blow Up Doll for Gourmets
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Pumpkin-Flavored Martinis
Pumpkin-Flavored Martinis
Enjoy the Fall Season with This Halloween Alcoholic Beverage
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Eclectic Gourd Pastries
Eclectic Gourd Pastries
Joy The Baker's 'Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts' Intermingle Flavors
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Fall-Flavored Parfaits
Fall-Flavored Parfaits
The Bakers Royale Pumpkin Praline Trifle Will be a Fall Favorite
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DIY Turkey Ornaments
DIY Turkey Ornaments
Dinner Guests are Sure to Gobble Up These Thanksgiving Place Cards
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Holiday Supper Sandwiches
Holiday Supper Sandwiches
The Grilled Cheese Social 'Thanks'gibbons' Glamorizes Leftovers
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Donut-Inspired Turkeys
Donut-Inspired Turkeys
TurDunkin by Unwholesome Foods is Stuffed with Munchkins
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Perfect Portable Pastries
Perfect Portable Pastries
Pumpkin Pie Shooters Update the Holiday Classic
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Chocolate Turkey-Shaped Crackers
Chocolate Turkey-Shaped Crackers
The Ritzy Turkey Cookies are an Easy Thanksgiving Snack
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Seasonal Hybrid Sippers
Seasonal Hybrid Sippers
Food + Word's Pumpkin Vietnamese Iced Coffee is Wonderfully Refreshing
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Monstrous Meaty Masterpieces
Monstrous Meaty Masterpieces
The World’s Meatiest Sandwich is Mammoth
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Barbecue Mash-Up Molds
Barbecue Mash-Up Molds
The Ham Dogger Crafts up Hybrid Cookout Cuisine
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Twisted Holiday Mega Meals
Twisted Holiday Mega Meals
Turgooducochiqua
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Pig Out On A Big Bird
Pig Out On A Big Bird
Bacon Wrapped Turkey For Thanksgiving
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Carnivorous Crafts
Carnivorous Crafts
Stephanie Casper's Knitted Meats Look Delectable
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Turkey in a Box
Turkey in a Box
A Thanksgiving Pumpkin
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Delicate Hybrid Desserts
Delicate Hybrid Desserts
These Pumpkin Pie Macarons are Vibrantly Elegant
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Creamy Autumn-Candied Desserts
Creamy Autumn-Candied Desserts
Give Your Cake a New Spin With the Candy Corn Cheesecake Recipe
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Pecan Pie Cookies
Pecan Pie Cookies
Satiate Cravings for Sugary Goodness with the Celebration Generation Baked Good
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Outsourcing Holiday Feasts
Outsourcing Holiday Feasts
Order Thanksgiving Dinner Online
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Sweet Pie-Inspired Alcohols
Sweet Pie-Inspired Alcohols
Spice Up and Warm Up to Fall with Pumpkin Pie Vodka
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Yogurt with Fruits and Vegetables
Yogurt with Fruits and Vegetables
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Festive Fall Shooters
Festive Fall Shooters
Test Out a Tasty Halloween Shot with the Pumpkin Pie Jelly Shot Recipe
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Cake-Pie Hybrids
Cake-Pie Hybrids
The Flying Monkey 'Pumpple' Crams Just About Everything into One Dessert
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Crystal Clear Turkeys
Crystal Clear Turkeys
The Turkey Shaped Jell-O Mold Competition is Nutricious and Delicious
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Hot Cocoa Cookies
Hot Cocoa Cookies
This Pip and Ebby Cookie Creation Will Leave Dessert-Lovers Speechless
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Autumn-Inspired Pastries
Autumn-Inspired Pastries
The Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies are the Perfect Fall Dessert
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Customised Wine and Spirit Labels (Part 2)
Customised Wine and Spirit Labels (Part 2)
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Big Mac Pumpkin
Big Mac Pumpkin
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Festive Bento Boxes
Festive Bento Boxes
Seasoned Seasons Greetings Depict Rice as Snow
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Micro-Mini Confections
Micro-Mini Confections
The Cupcake Project Adorns Her Macaroon Cupcake with Petit Macaroons
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Mini Holiday Meal Munchies
Mini Holiday Meal Munchies
Thanksgiving Meal Cupcakes Demonstrate Fun Portion Control
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Cannibalistic Christmas Dinners
Cannibalistic Christmas Dinners
Terrifying Photoshopped Turkey Roasts
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Petite Gingerbread Perchers
Petite Gingerbread Perchers
The Not Martha DIY Cookie Houses are an Adorable Addition to Any Drink
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Bacon-Donut Burgers
Bacon-Donut Burgers
Crave Shack Serves Up Culturally Sensitive Heart Attack Fare
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Festive Hybrid Confections
Festive Hybrid Confections
These Sweet Potato Pie Cupcakes Brings the Magic of Pie to a Tasty Cake
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Fall-Flavored Desserts
Fall-Flavored Desserts
Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream is Festive and Delicious
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Miniature Nature-Inspired Desserts
Miniature Nature-Inspired Desserts
Acorn Cake Pops are a Delicious Thanksgiving Treat
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