Since your biggest Thanksgiving contributions usually go to bookies, Thrillist is arming you with some tastebud-caressing recipes sure to impress friends and family alike, assuming they're willing to gamble on your cooking. The goods:
Leftover Turkey Beer Gravy Cary Taylor, The Southern
Devastate just about anything in the fridge with this next-day gravy, which is heavy on both turkey and beer, assuming you have any of the latter left over after spending the entire day with your family.
Take a ride on the gravy train
Gobble Balls Dan Palm, Gunner's
This recipe combines the classic flavors of Thanksgiving -- turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes...corn? -- into a potent package of fried goodness similar to a hush puppy, and not just because it's hard to make much noise when you gobble balls.
Check out the recipe, if you have the balls
The Greystone Charles Joly, The Drawing Room
From the dude who dropped the cocktails at Michelin's highfalutin' release party, this mix of anejo tequila, apple cider, ginger beer, and more's a fall-friendly riff on the classic Stonewall, an appropriate name, as having too many could cause things to quickly go South.
You look thirsty, so take care of that