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 4/11 Caramel-Pear Trifle A couple of days in the fridge lets the trifle's flavors and textures meld -- and gives you more free time on Turkey Day! Get the recipe! Get our best 30-minute dinner ideas now!