Food·Posted on Oct 24, 2013A Guide To Including Bourbon In 100% Of Your Thanksgiving MealPriorities.by Rachel SandersBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink We'll start off easy: Mix up a cozy bourbon cider cocktail for everyone. henryhappened.com With ginger beer too! Get the recipe. Needless to say, the turkey should be liberally doused in bourbon before (and during) roasting. myrecipes.com Recipe: Apple-Bourbon Turkey And Gravy The cranberry sauce alone should get you tipsy. jillyinspired.blogspot.com Recipe: Kentucky Bourbon Cranberry Sauce Gravy, being a liquid, is an obvious and highly effective bourbon vehicle. realsimple.com thekitchn.com Recipe: Bourbon Gravy Your pecan stuffing could definitely use a nice, stiff drink. foodnetwork.com Recipe: Bourbon-Pecan Stuffing Bourbonize any and all sweet potatoes in sight. bonappetit.com Recipe: Sweet Potatoes with Bourbon and Maple Seriously, all the sweet potatoes. buzzfeed.com Recipe: Sweet Potato (Bourbon) KugelCheck out the whole Thanksgivukkah menu too! While you're at it, throw some of the good stuff on the other sides dishes too. gardenandgun.com gardenandgun.com Recipes: Bourbon-Glazed Radishes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Bourbon and Mustard And keep a significant quantity of Bacon-Bourbon Butter on hand for everything else. bonappetit.com (That's the one on top). Prepare to slather it all over your turkey, your potatoes, your dinner rolls, your body. No self-respecting pecan pie would go out in public without a healthy amount of bourbon in it. gardenandgun.com Get the recipe here. Pumpkin pie feels the same way. bonappetit.com Recipe: Brûléed Bourbon-Maple Pumpkin Pie And cherry! bonappetit.com Recipe: Cherry-Bourbon Pie Cheesecake can play this game, too. kitchenetteblog.com Recipe: Bourbon Pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake And you know what goes great with either? Bourbon ice cream. saveur.com Recipe: Bourbon-Butterscotch Ice Cream Really, it's simple: Put bourbon in ice cream. Put ice cream on everything. bonappetit.com Recipe: Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream. Same goes for whipped cream. marthastewart.com Just add 1 tablespoon of bourbon to 1 cup of cream and whip away. If you're finishing out the meal with coffee or tea, you know what to do. (Add bourbon.) thekitchn.com Recipe: Bourbon Chai Bonus Round: Get some bourbon-glazed bacon all up in that leftover turkey sandwich. thecozyapron.com Recipe: Triple Threat Turkey Club A final word of advice: If your bourbon index drops to dangerously low levels at any point during Thanksgiving, there's no shame in some quality time with a bottle out back. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF stephenmaling.tumblr.com Also on BF: 23 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Full Of Bourbon buzzfeed.com Want more amazing recipes? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Food newsletter and you'll get them in your inbox twice a week!