23 Problems You May Encounter on Thanksgiving and How to Deal with Them

Thanksgiving 2013

You can prepare as much as you want for Thanksgiving, but sometimes things go awry and you don't have time or supplies to redo. From last minute turkey problems, pie questions, and quick remedies for boring decor, these 23 tips will see you through Thanksgiving day.

For All Things Turkey Related

  • How do I know how to thaw the turkey? Help Me Decide When (& How) to Thaw a Holiday Turkey
  • I don't know how to check the temperature on the turkey: How to Check the Temperature on a Turkey
  • Do I have to baste the turkey? Is Basting the Turkey Really Necessary?
  • Oh no the turkey's getting cold! What's the Best Way to Keep a Turkey Warm?
  • I have no idea how to carve a turkey: How To Carve a Turkey in One Minute
  • Just help me cook that bird: How to Cook a Turkey for Thanksgiving: The Simplest, Easiest Method - For all other turkey needs, refer to this tutorial.

  • For When You Need Help with Appetizers and Sides

    For When You Need Help with Your Pies

    For When You Don't Have an Essential Cooking Tool

    For When Your Decor Isn't Doing it For You

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