Everything but the Bird: 7 Unique & Tasty Thanksgiving Dishes to Try

I know it seems like Halloween was just yesterday, but ready or not, Thanksgiving is only TWO (!!!) days away. Now is the time to think of a great dish(es) for the holiday, so why not think outside of the box? We have scoured the web to find you some of the most unique, tasty and beautiful recipes to try. Don't be intimidated by them, for now is the best time to expand your culinary horizons! Whether you are hosting the big meal or simply showing up as a guest, these recipes will be sure to please (you can thank us later):  

Apple Thyme Wild Rice Stuffing

It looks delicious even before it's baked 

It looks delicious even before it's baked 

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Time: about an hour and a half

Number of ingredients: nine

Recipe here, courtesy of Spoon Fork Bacon 

Spiced Pear, Gorgonzola, & Toasted Walnut Pie 

Sweet and savory, this pie tastes as good as it looks 

Sweet and savory, this pie tastes as good as it looks 

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Time: about two hours 

Number of ingredients: nineteen (for both crust and filling)

Recipe here, courtesy of Local Milk 

Broccolini-Cheddar Gratin with Rye Breadcrumbs 

Even the least inclined veggie eaters will want to eat this 

Even the least inclined veggie eaters will want to eat this 

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Time: about forty minutes

Number of ingredients: seven

Recipe here, courtesy of Bon Appetit 

Kale, Walnut & Cranberry Salad

Take a carb break with this refreshing and tasty salad

Take a carb break with this refreshing and tasty salad

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Time: twenty-five minutes

Number of ingredients: eight

Recipe here, courtesy of Seven Spoons

Salted Caramel Apple Tart

We couldn't include just one dessert option! This one is amazing

We couldn't include just one dessert option! This one is amazing

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Time: about fifty minutes

Number of ingredients: sixteen

Recipe here, courtesy of Flourishing Foodie 

Smoky Butternut Squash Soup 

Nothing says late fall like a bowl of hearty soup 

Nothing says late fall like a bowl of hearty soup 

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Time: one hour

Number of ingredients: nine 

Recipe here, courtesy of Food and Wine

Cheddar & Sage Biscuits

Who doesn't love a good biscuit? These ones are particularly good

Who doesn't love a good biscuit? These ones are particularly good

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Time: thirty minutes

Number of ingredients: eight 

Recipe here, courtesy of Martha Stewart

Happy planning!