Thanksgiving Make-Ahead Recipes Share Print Who wants to be cooped up in the kitchen when you could be spending time with family and friends? Try our favorite make-ahead recipes that'll give you more time with your loved ones without sacrificing a tasty turkey dinner. Gentl & Hyers Prev Next 1/11 Brined Dijon Turkey with Pan Gravy Carve the turkey and plate with the gravy up to two days before for the moistest meat ever! Before sitting down to eat, just reheat. Get the recipe! Get our best 30-minute dinner ideas now!