Do you need some help planning your holiday meal? Here are several Roku channels that offer inspiration, tips, and full recipes for appetizers, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and even adult beverages.
iFood.tv has nearly 200 unsorted recipe videos in the Thanksgiving Recipes category, but if you scroll down to the Discover category and click on Thanksgiving you'll find eight more-specific categories that include the following:
Make Ahead Thanksgiving - Get a head start on your cooking with over a dozen recipes that include Custard Pumpkin Pie, Gluten-Free Stuffing and Dressing, and 90-Second Thyme Cream Gravy.
- Thanksgiving Main Dishes - Here are nearly 60 videos for the star dishes of your Thanksgiving-day feast. Included are Easy Roast Turkey, Betty's Butter-Basted Roast Turkey,Cajun Injected Deep Fried Turkey, and much more.
- Thanksgiving Starters n Sides - Seventy-eight videos showing how to make appetizers and sides for your Thanksgiving dinner. More-traditional recipes include Perfect Roast Potatoes, several versions of mashed potatoes, candied yams, and green bean casserole.
- Thanksgiving Desserts and Drinks - These six dozen videos include Apple Cranberry Cake, Apple Pie Bits with Caramel Sauce, Pumpkin Cupcakes, and Marshmallow Pudding. Drinks include Spiced Pumpkin Fizz, Pumpkin Apple Fizz, Harvest Hot White Chocolate, and Pomegranate Orange Rosemary Cocktail.
Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike won't feel left out if you include almost any of the nearly 50 Thanksgiving Recipes featured on the Vegetarian Recipes Roku channel. This channel is from iFood.tv, but aggregates all of the Thanksgiving vegetarian recipes under a single category. We didn't see any fake Thanksgiving staples like "tofurkey," though - the dishes featured here are naturally meat-free and make good dinner choices. These include Old Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Spaghetti Squash, and One Pot Vegetable Casserole.
TheFoodChannel has a small but interesting collection of Thanksgiving videos that include having Thanksgiving for 8 for under $20. Their Thanksgiving category also includes "tips" videos, such as How to Crimp Your Crust, and don't overlook the Pumpkin Pie Martini recipe.
If you want to add some Southern flair to your holiday meal, Southern Food has turkey entrees that include Southern Turkey Wings with Gravy and Pit Barrel Cajun Turkey.
If you or any of your family or guests have gone keto, Low Carb 360 has a small selection of Thanksgiving recipes to keep you on track, including Low Carb Cranberry Sauce, Low Carb Pumpkin Pie and Low Carb Mexican Corn Bread.
Don't overlook the liquid refreshments! Drinks will provide inspiration and instructions. Their Thanksgiving category has 5 drink ideas that include Old Autumn Fashioned and Pumpkin Apple Fizz.
Those are only a few ideas from the entire collection Food channels on Roku. Happy Thanksgiving from RokuGuide.com!This article was previously published and has been updated to reflect current content for Thanksgiving 2023.