Emeril's Thanksgiving Menu

Lauren Torrisi
ABC News Blogs

Emeril Lagasse stopped by "GMA" this morning to make a few of his favorite soups and salads for Thanksgiving Day. Start your meal off with these dishes and add a few of his other classics for the perfect holiday menu. Follow our stress-free planning guide for tips on how to map out the big day.


Creamy Carrot and Apple Soup with Ginger Crème Fraiche or Potato and Leek Soup


Orange, Walnut, and Goat Cheese Salad

Main Course

Big Bird With Giblet Gravy


Sausage and Walnut Stuffing

Sweet Potato-Marshmallow Casserole

Cranberry Compote

Carrot Souffle with Toasted Pecans


Pumpkin Trifle With Walnuts and Butterscotch Sauce

Deep Dish Apple Pie

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie