A Moveable Feast

What are you grateful for? Your family, your friends, your health, and--if you're lucky--an invitation to someone else's home for Turkey Day! We've created five easy recipes that travel well and will make your fellow guests extra thankful.

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Roasted Root and Kale Salad

Yunhee Kim

Roasted Root and Kale Salad

Toss this colorful salad together between 1-6 hours before serving. The dressing will soften the kale just enough.

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Cheddar-Pecan Crackers and Apple Butter

Yunhee Kim

Cheddar-Pecan Crackers and Apple Butter

No one has to know how easy these are to make! The apple butter can be prepared a few days ahead of time. But, if you're in a hurry just substitute store-bought.

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Slow-Cooker Cranberry Sauce

Yunhee Kim

Slow-Cooker Cranberry Sauce

This delicious sauce can also be prepared on the stove-top. Stir all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer until the cranberries are very tender, about 15 minutes.

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Orange-Spiced Sweet-Potato Casserole

Yunhee Kim

Orange-Spiced Sweet-Potato Casserole

Bring this crowd-pleasing side to your host's house unbaked and pop it in the oven while the turkey is resting.

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Slow-Cooker Gingerbread Cake

Yunhee Kim

Slow-Cooker Gingerbread Cake

This moist cake is, miraculously, made in the slow cooker! Serve it hot, warm, or at room temperature. Pair it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and Dried Fruit Compote.

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How to Roast Right

How to Roast Right

How to Roast Right

Originally published in the November 2013 issue of Parents magazine.