Hosting Thanksgiving This Year? Make Sure It Goes Off Without a Hitch With These Accessories

Hosting Thanksgiving This Year? Make Sure It Goes Off Without a Hitch With These Accessories

From festive drinking glasses to the perfect apron, these pieces will gear you up for Turkey Day.

Far more than just an excuse to feast, Thanksgiving is a cherished opportunity to reunite with loved ones and honor family traditions, whether it be holding a pie bake-off or watching the Macy’s parade. More recently, it’s also become an opportunity to learn about Indigenous history, land, and practices as well as to express gratitude. If your home is hosting the festivities this year, we’ve got you covered with our top picks for an unforgettable evening.

JK Adams Reversible Carving Board
See you on the flip.  There are a lot of good carving boards out there, but there’s one the pros come back to again and again. We love its versatility: On one side, you’ve got a nice, flat surface for carving up your weekend roasts.
Inslee Fariss Autumn's Bounty Glass
Set the table for a Turkey Day to remember with this illustrated glass that features an array gourds, birds, and autumnal imagery designed by Inslee Fariss in collaboration with Anthropologie. ...
Snowe Walnut Cheese Board Set
Our American-made walnut Cheese Board and classic Italian stainless steel Cheese Knives were made for each other, kind of like wine and cheese, beer and cheese, water and cheese... ok, really, anything and cheese.  Cheese Board: Choose from Walnut and Oxidized Walnut.  Cheese Knives:...
Food52 Five Two Silicone Oven Mitts and Pot Holders
Made by us, made with you. When we turned to you to help us brainstorm our new Five Two oven mitts, we never dreamed lightning would strike twice. First, your fantastic ideas (25,000 smart opinions!) paved the way for oven mitts worth writing home about.
Ginsu Chikara 8-Piece Knife Set
These Japanese-style cook's knives are specialized for their dexterity in chopping, dicing, and slicing. Rust-resistant stainless-steel blades hold an incredibly sharp edge. Traditional-style rounded Japanese handles are made of heat- and water-resistant resin.
Farmhouse Pottery Handmade Ceramic Farmhouse Gravy Boat
Feeling saucy.  No true feast is complete without a gravy boat for that savory sauce or sweet syrup—and we can’t wait to bring this one to the table. It’s hand-thrown and dipped in a cool cream glaze to create that perfectly rustic look you see.
Anthropologie Pumpkin Harvest Dish Towel
Set the tone for the season of pumpkin with this autumnal dish towel—it's sure to add some spice to you or a loved one's kitchen decor.  ...
Hedley & Bennett The Essential Apron - Olive
The one that started it all. Born in a professional kitchen out of the need for something better. Tested by Michelin Star chefs and fearless home cooks the world over. Relentlessly refined to be the perfect companion to any cooking adventure.
Le Creuset Cast Iron Signature Oval Baker, 3QT
Did someone say casserole? Bet you’ve never met a baking dish like this one: It’s built from cast iron and finished off with an enameled glaze all over—so it heats evenly and holds onto that heat for longer, then cleans up easy right after, no seasoning needed.
IVV Italian Retro Cocktail Glasses (Set of 2)
Sparkle & sip. Take one look at these gems, and it’ll probably come as no surprise that they’re handmade by master glassmakers in Italy. Every goblet and tumbler here gets its shine from blown lead-free glass, plus added texture all over.
Parcelle Thanksgiving 3-Pack
Beaujolais is always a popular choice, but drinking French wine on Thanksgiving is like wearing a Nas shirt to a Jay-Z concert.
Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Triple Ply Roasting Pan
An essential piece of cookware for family dinners, parties, and holiday celebrations, the Cuisinart Roasting Pans are designed to hold turkeys, chickens, and large roasts. Riveted stainless steel handles make placing the roasters into the oven, and lifting them out, safe and hassle free.
Victorinox Swiss Classic Paring Knife
A paring knife is every chef’s go-to tool for precision jobs in the kitchen, and our Swiss Classic Paring Knife 10 cm is a knife drawer standout not only for its fresh color palette but also for its sharp edge and pointed tip.
Creekside Farms Japanese Fall Harvest Wreath
Autumn glory. Fall harvests aren’t just about pumpkins, corn, and squash: Autumn’s also the time of year when grain fields go from green to golden.
East Fork Weeknight Serving Bowl
Easily our most reached for serving dish, and the piece we recommend most frequently as a wedding gift. Perfect for family-style salads, pasta, vegetable sides, or sitting pretty on your island holding apples all fall.
Caraway Oven Mitts - Set of 2
For everything you do in the kitchen, a little extra support never hurt anybody. Our Oven Mitts come in a set of two with bold and distinct color-rich patterns, made with a fluffy, soft-as-a-cloud cotton material.
Creekside Farms Cedar and Eucalyptus Garland
Winter's greetings.   Go for a lighter, brighter holiday theme this year: Swap out denser fir wreaths for airy eucalyptus, fragrant cedar, and bright white tallow berries (which we think look like drops of snow on the greenery).
Farmhouse Pottery Essex Traditional Wooden Candlesticks
Candle companions. Give your candlesticks a handmade home with these lovely wooden gems. Each one was lathe-turned in Pennsylvania from sustainably sourced white ash, then finished off with organic milk paint.
Riedel Vinum Set of 6 Cabernet Glasses
Riedel celebrates 30 years of its best-selling Vinum collection with this set of varietal-specific wine glasses that are elegant, functional and affordable.
Food52 Five Two Ultimate Apron With Built In Oven Mitts
Made by us, made with you.  Bring on the splatters, splashes, and spills—they’re no match for our Five Two Ultimate Apron. 32,000 community opinions helped transform the simple apron into your mightiest kitchen assistant.
Luigi Bormioli Vinea Cocktail Coupe Glasses (Set of 4)
Shaken, not stirred.  Invite these glasses to your next dinner, then watch them become the talk of the table. They’re vintage-inspired and just so happen to hail from Italy’s oldest family-run glass maker.
Food52 Five Two Essential Roasting Pan and Rack
Made by us, made with you.
Emile Henry Classic Ceramic Pie Dish
Emile Henry has been a French bakeware legend for generations, and this beautiful pie dish is the latest addition to the brigade. Crafted with French Burgundy clay, it diffuses heat for picture-perfect crusts, while its classic scalloped edges cut a pretty profile all on their own.
West Elm Pumpkin Candles
Made of unscented ivory wax, these are the perfect seasonal decor for fall.
One Step Timers Remote 8-Settings Dew Drop Wired LED Lights (Set of 3)
Ready, set, glow! Lend a fairytale-like glow everywhere from the garden to the living room during your next gathering with these dew drop lights.
All-Clad NS1 Nonstick Roasting Pan
This All-Clad NS1 high-performance roaster offers the impressive heating abilities of anodized aluminum, a rugged three-layer PFOA-free nonstick interior and the ease of dishwasher cleanup. Use the pan with included V-shaped rack to roast meats and poultry.
Frederick Arndt Artworks Mid-Century Modern Napkin Holder
Never another flyaway napkin.  Fred Arndt has been impressing us with his intricate wood-cutting technique since we first launched his pieces on Food52.
Snowe x Afloral Tone Study, Medium
This medium-sized beauty is the ultimate accent, doing just enough to hint at seasonal change without taking up all of the air in the room.
JK Adams Lazy Susan
Go for a spin. There may be more glamorous centerpieces, but are there any as satisfying as a good ol’ lazy Susan? This one’s got ball-bearing swivels for a smooth turn, a padded base to keep your table unscuffed, and is made of rich, beautiful walnut or ash.

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