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The Ultimate Guide to Planning Thanksgiving Dinner

Real talk: Hosting Thanksgiving is no easy task. Here’s how to make everything just a little bit more manageable, beautiful and, of course, wine-full.

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The Absolute Best Way to Make a Turkey Crispy

Presenting our trick for getting the ultimate crisp on your Thanksgiving bird—without sacrificing flavor. Read more

 

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The Secret Trick to Making a Pie Crust Look Amazing

And it only takes one minute.

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The Absolute Easiest Way to Peel Potatoes

Proof it doesn’t have to be so hard.

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How to Throw a Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

No gluten? No problem.

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The Secret Ingredient That’ll Make Your Gravy Taste Better

It’s probably already on your Thanksgiving table.

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50 Amazing Pie Recipes to Make This Thanksgiving

Because it’s not Thanksgiving without pie.

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How to Make an Entire Thanksgiving Dinner in Less Than 2 Hours

Every time-saving hack you can imagine.

How Much Wine Should I Actually Be Pouring?

To the top of the glass? Halfway up? Here’s a handy cheat sheet so you know exactly how much to serve. Read more

 

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14 Festive Cocktail Recipes to Make This Thanksgiving

Because you need a drink. 

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The 30 Best Thanksgiving Party Appetizers of All Time

We’d like to give thanks to cheese.

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20 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make Ahead

You’ll be so glad you did.

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7 Brilliant Ways to Transform Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Time to put the leftover cranberry sauce to work.

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This Year’s Thanksgiving Trend: Let’s Hasselback Everything

Take your Turkey Day up a notch.

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33 Gluten-Free Holiday Recipes to Make This Season

Wheat-free and delicious.

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This Hack Is the Best Way to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey (That You’ve Never Heard of Before)

We just discovered a game-changing method—and it’s surprisingly easy. Read more

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15 Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Salad Recipes

 Worthy of precious Thanksgiving plate real estate.

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20 Nontraditional Thanksgiving Sides to Make This Year

Knock the socks off Aunt Sally (in a good way).

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18 Thanksgiving Soups Everyone Will Love

We’re grateful for butternut squash soup.

How to Throw Thanksgiving Dinner for $100

When there’s a wallet-friendly will, there’s a way. Read more

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28 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Because your oven and stove top are occupied.

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4 Things to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner This Year (and 3 to Avoid)

The dos and don’ts of being the best guest ever.

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17 Easy Thanksgiving Desserts for Stressed-Out Hosts

Come for the turkey, stay for the dessert.

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15 Thanksgiving Buffet Recipes to Feed Your Gigantic Family

With plenty of leftovers, of course.

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The 15 Best Thanksgiving Finds at Trader Joe’s

Have you seen the mini pies? 

Calm Eats

7 Grain-Free Stuffing Recipes Everyone Can Eat

Sausage + cranberries + apples = things we’re thankful for.

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The Best Store-Bought Pie Crust, According to a Pastry Chef

Sometimes, we’ve got our Ina Garten hat on and feel like cutting in butter by hand. Other times, we want a gorgeous, flaky crust without the arm workout. Read more

 

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30 Amazing Pumpkin Recipes to Make All Fall Long

’Tis the season. 

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21 Mini Thanksgiving Desserts That Are (Almost) Too Cute to Eat

No more fighting over the last slice of pie.

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How to Cut the Perfect Slice of Pumpkin Pie

A simple trick for expert presentation.

The Ultimate Checklist for All Your Thanksgiving Prep

A day-by-day (and hour-by-hour) guide to prepping and planning to make the day a breeze. Read more

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The 23 Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes in the Universe

From slow-cooked to spatchcocked.

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15 Allergy-Friendly Holiday Recipes That Everyone Can Eat

This apple rose tart has a secret.

Foodie Crush

14 Thanksgiving Recipes That Just So Happen to Be Keto

We’re thankful for green bean almondine.

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3 Fresh New Ways to Decorate Your Thanksgiving Table

Listen, it’s time to retire that cornucopia centerpiece. Your family and friends deserve something modern and beautiful to look at as they down turkey and red wine. Like one of these simple, festive tablescapes. (And yes, glitter gourds are involved.)

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This Is the Prettiest Last-Minute Thanksgiving Centerpiece We’ve Ever Seen

Time to dress up that pie.

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7 Gorgeous Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Goal: Impress the hell out of your guests.

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50 Fabulously Simple (and Stunning) Fall Decor Ideas

Go beyond pumpkins.

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The Chicest Fall Decor Idea Is Also the Easiest

So simple, so chic.

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12 Thanksgiving Movies You Can Watch in a Post-Turkey Haze

The best après-feast activity.

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How to Make Your House Smell Exactly Like Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in less than 30 minutes.

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22 Things a Good Hostess Always Has in Her Home

Be ready for whenever guests pop in.

Simple Fun for Kids

10 Super-Cute Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Kids

How to keep the under-10 crowd occupied.

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How to Save Thanksgiving

You thought you had everything in order. But the turkey is dry, the mashed potatoes have gone cold, the wine is warm and Grandpa won’t stop asking you for another scotch. Don’t panic: These four tricks will save you.