I am only cooking for 4, but I think I could be easily cook for more without much fuss. I got a 20lb turkey so we would have leftovers. The rest of the prep was simple. Roasted and pureed a huge neck pumpkin last week. Made veggie stock and brined the turkey yesterday. Making pumpkin pies and roasting sweet potatoes this morning. The rest of the stuff - stuffing, green beans, biscuits, and maybe a corn pudding - is just a big dinner. Celeste is making mashed and gravy. Clint is making a sweet potato pie. I make a lot of food from scratch everyday, so this is just a little more. I *could* cook more elaborate food, but then I would not have time to watch movies with the family, and mess around on the internet exchanging "thankfuls" with friends on Facebook.