Your Thanksgiving Guide

Creative Ideas & Delicious Dishes for a Flawless Feast

Thanksgiving – Dinner & Prep Tips, Deliciously Simplified

Flickering candles. Sparkling wine. Succulent turkey and ham, perfectly sliced, surrounded by a medley of classic and creative sides. And, finally, a Thanksgiving dessert table laden with luscious confections that taste like home.

Whether you’re cooking for an intimate gathering or preparing a Thanksgiving Day dinner feast for the whole family (in-laws included), The Fresh Market has everything you need for a memorable and delicious holiday. If you’ve already pulled out your favorite apron, scroll through our tried-and-true recipes, turkey carving tips and serving guides. If you’d rather spend less time making things and more time munching on them, check out our fully-prepared meals, sides and desserts that you can order ahead. Click here for reheating instructions.

Feeling inspired (or maybe just hungry)? Click through for tips, techniques, recipes and more that will help you savor—and simplify—your Thanksgiving meal, from the first sip to the last bite.

The Main Event

The Main Event

Planning & preparing extraordinary entrées.

Make It Memorable

Make It Memorable

Explore some of our favorite recipes for holiday sides.

Take a Side

Take a Side

Save time with delectable, ready-made holiday sides.

Bake It Yourself

Bake It Yourself

Cap off your holiday meals with these scrumptious, scratch-made recipes.

Holiday Shortcuts

Holiday Shortcuts

Fresh, time-saving solutions.

Let Us Do the Baking

Let Us Do the Baking

Save time (and oven space) with our ready-made desserts.

How to Carve the Perfect Bird

How to Carve the Perfect Bird

Our turkey technique for platter perfection.

Trim the Table

Trim the Table

Set the scene for a stunning Thanksgiving.

Toast Thanksgiving

Toast Thanksgiving

Perfect wine pairings for your favorite Thanksgiving entrées.