6 Delicious Menus for However You Do Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is about getting together and enjoying the company of those you love, reflecting on the year (almost) in the rear view mirror. However, we get that in food-focused holidays, it can get stressful. Not to worry—we have so many Thanksgiving dinner ideas, we made six menus to accommodate everyone at your table: a traditional menu, one for vegetarians, one for Friendsgiving, one for vegans, one with a little spice and an over-the-top one for going all out. No matter who you are, we have a Thanksgiving menu for you. Mix and match or make a whole menu. We've also included wine pairings to enjoy with your Thanksgiving meal. For more ideas, browse all of our Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes.
Regardless of your dietary restrictions (or lack there of), Thanksgiving should be enjoyable and grounding. These Thanksgiving menu ideas with wine pairings will let you focus on the quality time. From the meat eaters to the herbivores in your life, everyone will be impressed with these Thanksgiving dinner ideas.
5 Wines to Pair with Your Thanksgiving Feast
2020 Bisson Glera Vino Frizzante Prosecco, Veneto, Italy ($17). Start the meal with a pop! This lightly fizzy wine has notes of green apple and toasted almond.
2019 Bonny Doon Vineyard, Le Cigare Blanc, Central Coast, CA ($22). Pour this medium-bodied white with vegetable-forward menus.
2019 Clos des Rocs En Près Forêt Mâcon- Loché, Burgundy, France ($27). The citrus undertones of this chardonnay cuts through rich dishes.
2019 Clos La Coutale Malbec, Cahors, France ($17). This crowd-pleasing red won't overwhelm vegetable dishes and holds it own with turkey and gravy.
2018 Land of Saints Cabernet Sauvignon, Santa Ynez Valley, CA ($25). Lighter than many California cabs, you can sip this peppery wine from turkey through dessert.