Ina Garten requires no introduction. The Barefoot Contessa has hosted multiple cooking shows, penned 11 cookbooks (her latest, Cook Like a Pro, hits bookshelves today), and has even captivated those who shy away from the kitchen with her compelling television presence and her mouthwatering recipes. Now that we're only 30 days away from Thanksgiving, it's only natural that we'd turn to the beloved cooking icon for guidance before the biggest food holiday of the year.
Ahead, the best-selling author shares three delicious Thanksgiving side dish recipes straight from her new cookbook, Cook Like a Pro, including a roasted beet, butternut squash, and apple salad that will have people coming back for seconds (and thirds). Trust us, you're going to want to bookmark these recipes for November 22—and the rest of autumn too. Here are the Ina Garten–approved recipes that are worthy of a spot in your Thanksgiving spread this year.