How much to serve at Thanksgiving dinner - from Thanksgiving.com

How Much to Serve at Thanksgiving

Wondering just how much turkey to serve at Thanksgiving? Or how much green bean casserole to make to ensure plenty of leftovers? Here’s exactly how much you should serve at your next Thanksgiving.

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Turkey cranberry stuffing panini recipe with Thanksgiving leftovers from Thanksgiving.com

Leftover Turkey, Cranberry, and Stuffing Panini

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you have leftovers piled up in your refrigerator. What to do with all of those Thanksgiving leftovers? Thanksgiving dinner round two? No, it’s time to get a little more creative than that! Use those leftovers to make a mouthwatering…

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Use your thermometer the right way for juicy turkey every time | Thanksgiving.com

How to Use a Meat Thermometer

The USDA recommends that all poultry be cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. The only sure way to measure the temperature is by using a meat thermometer. Here’s the right way to use a meat thermometer on your turkey. How to use…

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Thanksgiving Dinner Menu - Vegetarian Style

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: Vegetarian Style

Shine the light on fresh, seasonal produce as you create a hearty vegetarian spread this Thanksgiving Day. Make roasted parmesan acorn squash the center of your meatless menu, accompanied by rice pilaf with a flavorful twist, roasted beets with orange vinaigrette, a mouth-watering creamy cauliflower…

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Golden delicious turkey with apples | Thanksgiving.com

Fresh? Frozen? Free-range? Fryer? How to Pick a Turkey

Shopping for a turkey sounds simple, but holiday cooks — and particularly first-time holiday hosts — can find the process confusing, said Karen Blakeslee, Kansas State University Research and Extension food scientist. Here is some advice about what to look for when picking out your Thanksgiving turkey, with tips…

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Homemade gravy for Thanksgiving

10 Tasty twists on traditional turkey gravy

Traditionally, gravy has been the crowning glory of the Thanksgiving meal as we drizzle it over most everything else on our plate. A good gravy results in a delicious and successful dinner, but bad gravy has been known to cause meltdowns and fits from even…

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Herb roasted turkey with homemade shallot gravy for Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving.com

Herb roasted turkey with shallot gravy

Whether you look forward to a juicy turkey on Thanksgiving and see it as the centerpiece of the entire meal, or you just see it as a vehicle for gravy, it’s simply not Thanksgiving without it. One bad experience with a dry bird is all…

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Whole raw turkey, dressed with butter, spices and surrounded with veggies - oven ready | Thanksgiving.com

How to Cook a Frozen Turkey

If you didn’t get your turkey thawed for your Thanksgiving feast, don’t worry – you can cook it frozen. You may have heard that you can cook a frozen turkey, but is it really safe to do so? The answer is yes, you can safely…

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Thanksgiving Dinner Menu - Cajun Style

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: Cajun Style

Some like it hot… so make this Thanksgiving a day to really light their fire! This Cajun-inspired Thanksgiving dinner menu draws traditional zesty flavors from New Orleans and is all about bold flavors and spice. Serve up Cajun spice-rubbed roasted turkey alongside turkey gumbo as…

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