10/02/2013 04:32 EDT

Thanksgiving Recipes: 10 Traditional Crowd-Pleasers


There's no doubt that turkey is the show-stopper of any traditional Thanksgiving dinner, and that's a big dish to live up to.

While it's fun to experiment with different twists on the holiday favourites, there's also something to be said for embracing the classics — cranberries, pumpkins and squash to name a few.

Here are 10 (mostly) traditional recipe ideas for your big holiday dinner that are sure to satisfy your loved ones' cravings.

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