Magnificent Thanksgiving Menus

Pick a dish from each category and you've got the ultimate Thanksgiving day menu consisting of classic recipes with delicious tweaks.

Global Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

There's nothing finer than a turkey-and-stuffing sandwich. But when that's been munched, turn to turkey with hominy and Mexican spice, or cranberry and Champagne.

Sweet Potato Buttered Rum Flan Recipes
Photo: John Autry

Spanish: Flan from Leftover Sweet Potato

This flan—Spanish baked custard—is best when made with leftover sweet potatoes that have been simply prepared and minimally seasoned. Use ground nutmeg in place of grated whole nutmeg, if you prefer.

View Recipe: Sweet Potato Buttered Rum Flan

Three More Ways to Use Grated Whole Nutmeg

1.  Add a dash or two to sautéed spinach to build complex flavor.
2.  Mix 1/4 teaspoon into spice rubs for meats.
3.  Use it to top chai tea, cappuccinos, or eggnog.

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