A Moveable Feast

How to Roast Right
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.
Yunhee Kim
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.

Yunhee Kim
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.

Yunhee Kim
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.

Yunhee Kim
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.

Yunhee Kim
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.

Watch as Parents contributor Jenna Helwig shares her tips and tricks for roasting.

How to Roast Right

Originally published in the November 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

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