Six Thanksgiving recipes from Brooklyn chefs


Whether you’re looking for a killer side to bring to dinner, a cocktail to serve before the meal, or something to do with all those leftovers, we’ve got you covered with these Thanksgiving recipes from Brooklyn chefs and bartenders.

How about combining your turkey with some zippy Italian flavors this year? Photo: Zahra Tangorra Thanksgiving lasagna

Main dish or leftover solution


This recipe from High Five Girl works as an alternative main course on Thursday, or a clever use for leftovers on Friday.





olmstedevansung Delicata squash vases

Side dish (or veggie main, with a few tweaks)


This savory, salad-y side from Greg Baxtrom, the chef and owner of Olmsted, is a real Thanksgiving Hall of Fame contender.


cauliflower Cauliflower and goat cheese gratin

Side dish


Mark Poiarkoff, executive chef at Vinegar Hill House shared this sophisticated take on a creamy, cheesy side dish with us. 



366cc5b6-8621-4fb0-ac34-0d4cae70067cSt. Crimson Negroni


1 oz Greenhook Gin
3/4 oz Campari
1.5 oz Enlightenment Wines St. Crimson

Stir and serve in rocks glass over ice.

Garnish with fresh herbs like rosemary, not a citrus peel like a traditional Negroni.

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Replace your usual Thanksgiving sandwich with a turkey Balmy, a la Saltie. Photo: Caroline Fidanza Turkey Balmy

Leftover solution

If you’ve tried the Balmy, Saltie’s take on a bahn mi sandwich, here’s your chance to recreate it at home, using turkey. The sweet-sour pickles and savory pate have a similar combination of flavors as a traditional Thanksgiving sandwich, but totally updated.


The Thanksgiving Club from Hail Mary is quite possibly the best Thanksgiving sandwich of all time. Photo: Hail Mary

Thanksgiving Club

Leftover solution


The Thanksgiving Club is on the menu at Hail Mary from now through Christmas. Use your leftovers and follow their construction steps, or make all the components from scratch, up to you.


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