The best make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes

Madeline Buiano

Thanksgiving has a way of sneaking up on us. This can be especially challenging if you’re the host of the food-centric holiday. Luckily, there are numerous dishes you can prepare ahead of time before the big day so you can still spend time with your family and friends. From mashed potatoes to comforting casseroles, these are the 30 best dishes to make ahead and freeze.