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Friendsgiving

Our ultimate guide to Friendsgiving has all of the tips, tricks, recipes, and hacks to make this special event, as either the host or a lucky guest, one to remember.

How To Make Your Friendsgiving Special

How to Make (Friendsgiving) Sugar Sprinkles

Chef Jansen Chan (The International Culinary Center) teaches us two great baking decorating techniques in one (royal icing and sprinkles). Nothing says...

How to Spatchcock Turkey Like a Pro

How to Spatchcock Turkey Like a Pro

When you're cooking turkey, but also doing Friendsgiving - it's worth learning a butchering technique that will save you hours of work in the kitchen...

How to Truss a Turkey Like a Pro

How to Truss a Turkey Like a Pro

The secret to a gorgeous evenly cooked turkey is trussing. If you want that bird to be the centerpiece at your Friendsgiving table, follow Erika Nakamura...

Sweet Potato Casserole in a Cocktail

Sweet Potato Casserole in a Cocktail

The cure to your post-Friendsgiving blues lies in using the left over sweet potato casserole to make a beautiful cocktail for brunch the next day. Here...

Essential Tools

Put Some Pep in Your Prep

Friendsgiving: The Ultimate Guide 03:09

Friendsgiving: The Ultimate Guide

by Candice Rainey | Take a look back at the origins of Friendsgiving, and find out everything you need to know about pulling off the perfect Friendsgiving yourself. On...

Turkey with the Stars: Assign Thanksgiving Dishes with Help from the Zodiac

Turkey with the Stars: Assign Friendsgiving Dishes with Help from the Zodiac

by Pamela Vachon | Don't feel like making the entire Thanksgiving dinner this year? Make it a potluck—and assign guests dishes based on the most scientific metric possible...

15 Best Mobile Apps for Hosting Friendsgiving 01:06

15 Best Apps for Hosting Friendsgiving

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | Hosting Friendsgiving? Apps are important—but not just the food kind. Let technology help you too. These are the best phone apps for pulling off a perfect...

Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes Make Things Way Less Stressful

Make Ahead Recipes Make Friendsgiving Way Less Stressful

by Jen Wheeler | To make the holiday as stress-free as possible, here's a guide to Thanksgiving recipes that can be made ahead and frozen until the big day. Cooking...

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Last-Minute Lessons

The Top Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks from Food Bloggers 01:55

The Top Friendsgiving Tips and Tricks from Influencers

by Kristin Cassidy | Influencers—they’re just like us. They’ve had Friendsgiving mishaps ranging from the prized turkey ending up in a mop bucket to pouring chocolate sauce...

How to Make the Perfect Friendsgiving Music & TV Playlists

These Music and TV Playlists Are Perfect for Any Friendsgiving

by David Watsky | Food and wine are priorities No. 1 & 2, but don't forget about the other pulse of the party; music and media. Check out our tips and tricks to create...

What to Bring to Friendsgiving That's Not Wine 03:09

What to Bring to Friendsgiving That's Not Wine

by Julie Vadnal | You’re not thinking of stopping by a wine store on the way to Friendsgiving, are you? Anyone can run to the nearest neighborhood shop and grab a bottle...

How to Make Thanksgiving Cocktails with Your Cooking Ingredients 02:47

How to Make Thanksgiving Cocktails with Your Cooking Ingredients

by Jen Wheeler | Whether you're celebrating Thanksgiving with family or having Friendsgiving with your BFFs, booze is almost always a welcome addition to the party—and...

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All About Leftovers

10 Aioli Recipes for Your Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich

10 Aioli Recipes for Your Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich

by Emily Murawski | Thanksgiving is almost here, which means the day after Thanksgiving is almost here, which means you’re that much closer to the very best part of the...

Creative Ways to Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers into Delicious Drinks

Creative Ways to Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers into Delicious Drinks

by David Watsky | It’s hard to argue Thanksgiving as anything but a food-lover’s gravy-fueled dreamscape. One day to drop everything, chill out, and show off some of...

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas You'll Actually Be Thankful For

The Best (Not-Boring) Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy and Aida Mollenkamp | The day after Thanksgiving means two things: Black Friday deals and lots of leftovers. If you don't have leftovers after cooking your Thanksgiving dinner...

We Made This Pizza Out of Thanksgiving Leftovers

We Made This Pizza Out of Thanksgiving Leftovers

by Chris Rochelle | The day after Thanksgiving (aka, Black Friday) may be over, but you probably definitely still have Thanksgiving leftovers, and if you're looking for...