Valerie's Best Thanksgiving Recipes

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Photo By: Jessica Brooks ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

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Photo By: Jessica Brooks ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: yia thao

Photo By: yia thao

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Gravy and Gratitude

When it comes to Thanksgiving, Valerie really knows how to bring the people she loves together. Browse this collection of her favorite recipes to put together your feast.

Turkey Roulade with Cranberry Citrus Stuffing

If you're hosting a smaller gathering, a butterflied turkey breast is the perfect size. Roll this citrus-scented stuffing into a dish just as stunning as a whole turkey.

Get the Recipe: Turkey Roulade with Cranberry-Citrus Stuffing and Cream Gravy

Deep Fried Turkey

For a perfectly cooked turkey in under an hour, skip the oven and drop it into a counter top fryer. All you need to do is season it with a little bit of salt and pepper and then carve it when it's time to serve.

Get the Recipe: Deep-Fried Turkey

Valerie's Gravy for Fried Turkey

This classic gravy is perfect for Valerie's fried turkey but it also works well with any turkey recipe.

Get the Recipe: Valerie's Gravy for Fried Turkey

Root Vegetable Gratin

Valerie makes the classic gratin new again with the addition of fennel, golden beets and pasnips.

Get the Recipe: Root Vegetable Gratin

Acorn Squash with Baby Bitter Greens

Luscious roasted acorn squash is served over hearty greens dressed with a sherry vinaigrette and showered with Sweet and Salty Pepitas.

Get the Recipe: Acorn Squash with Baby Bitter Greens

Sweet & Salty Pepitas

Serve sweet and spicy pumpkin seeds as a snack with cocktail or toss them over a salad for an unexpected crunch.

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Salty Pepitas

Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms

A simple side dish of spinach and mushroom gets a sweet kick from balsamic vinegar.

Get the Recipe: Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms

Cranberry Walnut Stuffing

The trio of sweet Italian sausage, dried cranberries and walnuts create a perfect balance of savory, sweet and crunch in this turkey sidekick.

Get the Recipe: Cranberry-Walnut Stuffing

Cream Cheese Log with Sweet-and-Spicy Cranberry Relish

Valeries gives cheese and crackers the holiday treatment by coating a classic cheese log with a layer of jalapeno-spiked cranberry relish.

Get the Recipe: Cream Cheese Log with Sweet-and-Spicy Cranberry Relish

Succotash Salad

Valerie updates the classic Thanksgiving side dish by turning it into a salad with a bright vinaigrette spiced with nutmeg, parsley and sage.

Get the Recipe: Succotash Salad

Pumpkin Love Cake

Valerie’s tops creamy mascarpone-ricotta filling with spice cake and a pumpkin-mascarpone frosting to create a layered masterpiece.

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Valerie's Pumpkin Pie with Cinnamon-Buttermilk Whipped Cream

Valeries loves a spicy pumpkin pie and this one delivers. A pillowy cloud of cinnamon-buttermilk whipped cream seals the deal.

Get the Recipe: Valerie's Pumpkin Pie

Valerie's Cranberry Bars

Fresh tart cranberries and pomegranate juice add sweet-tart counterpoint to the buttery crust of these bars.

Get the Recipe: Cranberry Pomegranate Crumb Bars