For this year’s holiday food special, New York culinary editor Gillian Duffy gathered recipes from some of the city’s top chefs (including Michael White, Paul Liebrandt, and Amanda Cohen) to create a complete Thanksgiving menu two ways: a truly gluttonous spread for those looking to indulge, and a Mediterranean-style meal for the butter-phobes. Click through the gallery ahead for the recipes, mouth-watering photos of all the dishes, and notes from the chefs about their creations. (For the impatient, all recipes are linked below too.)
The Decadent, Butter-Drenched Feast
• Curry Squash Bisque with Jumbo Lump Crab
• Pumpkin-Mousse Pie
The Virtuous, Olive-Oil-Based Feast
Pavlova With Dates and Pears
*This article originally appeared in the November 18, 2013 issue of New York Magazine.