Cranberry sauce has long been a fixture on the holiday table. According to the Chicago Tribune, Ocean Spray, the popular producer of cranberry sauce, cans about 70 million tins of the stuff a year, 85 percent of which gets sold between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Last year, canned cranberry sauce sales declined, …
Thanksgiving can put a heavy burden on the host. We've assembled five appetizers that are quick and easy to prep. Some, like our risotto balls and goat-cheese figs, cater to vegetarian diets, so you can be sure to please all your guests. Even if you're not hosting the meal, bring one of these trendy appetizers to a …
Take small bites.
This may be the most crucial advice for Thanksgiving hosts who don't have years of cooking and coordinating experience to provide the confidence that comes with leading the charge on the year's biggest cooking day.
From appetizers to pies and everything in between, we're here to help you put together a low-stress Thanksgiving spread. Here are a few ideas, and be sure to check out our Thanksgiving special report for more tips on preparing for …
Perfect your crust. Try new filling recipes. Learn some decorating tricks. And prepare for the biggest pie day of the year: Thanksgiving.
There are probably a handful of essentials, things you must have on the Thanksgiving table lest some family members begin to riot. But I find there are often a couple of slots open for new things, chances to get weird or creative or, gasp, healthy.
As far as we're concerned, anything you can make in advance of actual Thanksgiving Day is a good thing, and this make-ahead gravy fits the bill.
Planning a really good menu is the stealth approach to being a really good cook. Here are some tips from the experts.
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The turkey is the unquestioned star of the Thanksgiving meal. It can be the most daunting part as well. But with a little planning and care, it doesn't have to be.
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I can tell right away that Tucker Shaw has thought about Thanksgiving a lot, and not just as a home cook. As the editor in chief of Cook's Country, a member of America's Test Kitchen and the former dining critic and food editor at the Denver Post, Shaw has had a lot of practice advising other cooks about …