Classic Thanksgiving

All the turkey-day basics


Mix and match a menu from these eight categories.

Our Table

Joy of Cooking app

A new tool for the kitchen

The latest in our collection of cooking apps.

The Culinate 8

A winter-squash glossary

Seasonal favorites — and how to cook ‘em

Know your squash.

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Welcome to the Culinate archives

An update

Please explore our recipes and stories.


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Pumpkin Gingersnap Pie

Two twists on classic pumpkin pie: a lighter filling and a crunchy, gingery crust.

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make these luscious potatoes the day before your big feast, then reheat before serving.

Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

From Ina Garten’s ‘How Easy is That?,’ a simplified turkey recipe to make this holiday season.

Graze: Bites from the Site
First Person

The secret sharer

A father’s legacy

The Culinate Interview

Mollie Katzen

The vegetarian-cooking pioneer


Down South

Barbecue, tamales, cocktails, and more

Local Flavors

A winter romesco sauce

Good on everything


Soup Night

Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup

First Person

Plain Russets, sans chichis

He’ll take his baked, please


Pacific Northwest Cheese

A History

The Culinate 8

Global zing

Spicy and tangy condiments from around the world

Sift: Sort and report

Editor’s Choice

Find Markets
Dinner Guest

The gamification of cooking

Earning points

Most of the time with cooking and eating, the rules are clear.

Culinate 8

Kale in the raw

Eight versions of kale salad

Eight ways to spin everyone’s favorite salad.