Your trusted cast-iron skillet just made Thanksgiving a whole lot tastier.
Looking for a Thanksgiving recipe that will stand out among the fluffy sweet potato casseroles, savory stuffings, and buttery breads? Sometimes, the key to a stunning Thanksgiving dish lies completely in the presentation—and what better way to up your recipe presentation than with a perfectly rustic cast iron skillet? Cast iron skillets are a Southern favorite for many reasons: they are durable, efficient, useful, and oh-so photogenic. They can get screamin’ hot, and stay that way for as long as you need them to. Perfect for searing meats, frying chicken, sautéing vegetables, and even baking perfectly-crusted pies, cast iron skillets are versatile and one of the most useful pots in Mama’s cabinet. Retire your sheet pans and your glass casserole dishes, and try these delicious skillet Thanksgiving recipes, handpicked by the Southern Living editors to ensure your holiday spread is perfectly stated and utterly Southern.