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by Querencia 14 hours ago

Did something not turn out today? You are not alone. I once tried using food coloring hoping to make the gravy a ric...

dineNdrinks commented 2 hours ago

Pecan Pie that is not runny!

by rjlebed 7 years ago

I make all the desserts for Thanksgiving. That means that I try to make 7 or 8 different things. Despite the fact t...


Keilana commented 4 hours ago

Thanksgiving 2017 Discussion

by bblonde 29 days ago

I hope I'm not duplicating! I just realized that 4 weeks from today is Turkey day!! I know I can't be the only one ...

ad7yn commented 6 hours ago

Hosting an American Thanksgiving Dinner in Ireland

by gris_caceres 21 days ago

I've heard that some food items common for preparing a traditional American Thanksgiving meal are not available in Ir...

PhilD commented 11 hours ago

Half turkey pre made meals in North San Diego County

by josephs609 12 hours ago

Hello anyone know if there are any stores or restaurants selling pre made half turkey meal? We would like something b...

Yet Another Twist on Cranberry Sauce

by Kaymoz 19 hours ago

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Just thought I would share a recipe I am trying out today. A piece of lemongrass was ...


Madrid commented 18 hours ago

Chinatown Thanksgiving recs

by luckiestduck 9 days ago

Can anyone recommend a great Chinese restaurant for4 of us on Thanksgiving? Thanks!


foodwhisperer commented 19 hours ago

Slow & low turkey for Thanksgiving - any recipes?

by Clare K 11 years ago

I've heard that you can roast a whole turkey at a very low heat (aorund 200-250) for 8-10 hours so that the meat is l...

Emerogork commented 20 hours ago

Braised Turkey Serving Suggestion

by dawnsona 1 day ago

I'm going to be making David Lebovitz's Wine Braised Turkey for Thanksgiving tomorrow. It requires the meat to be pul...


dawnsona commented 1 day ago

Need help converting 3lbs of bread into ounces of dried bread crumbs

by Mariberi 1 day ago

I'm making America's Test Kitchen's classic bread stuffing recipe which calls for 3 pounds of bread and I accidently ...


MikeG commented 1 day ago

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

by MSK 1 day ago

I found what looks like a good recipe to use to have some extra white meat on hand for Thanksgiving dinner. When ...


acgold7 commented 1 day ago

Spatchcocking 20lb turkey help!

by carey24 3 days ago

I've watched the videos etc. My questions: Can I remove the backbone and cut in half completely to fit onto two co...

alex9179 commented 1 day ago

Turkey thawed? How to thaw?

by keb0506 2 days ago

I bought a 19.65 lb frozen turkey. I put it in fridge to defrost Friday night. It is now Wednesday morning and I can ...


acgold7 commented 1 day ago

Thanksgiving Day in Boston, 2017

by BostonBestEats 1 day ago

What are you cooking/eating/doing in the Boston area for Thanksgiving Day 2017? Since we had a thread on this last y...

Amandarama commented 1 day ago

Seeking my mother's dressing for Thanksgiving

by jmckee 5 years ago

So, Mom died in 1986 after a sudden brief illness. Dad remarried a year later (almost exactly) to a woman who proceed...


TheChowHoundFan commented 1 day ago

Sweet Potatoes with Bacon?

by DuffyH 2 days ago

Hi everyone, Because I hate that cloying sweet potato casserole, I'm always looking for ways to change things up b...

rasputina commented 1 day ago

Thanksgiving Etiquette (rant alert)

by ssahls 5 days ago

1. RSVP. Teach your kids to RSVP 2. Don't come as a guest for 20 years and never offer to host. 3. Don't bring your...

thegforceny commented 2 days ago

Sous-Vide Turkey

by FoodiSaur 2 days ago

This year I plan to try something different and sous-vide a turkey --- to try and make it as juicy as possible. To t...


acgold7 commented 2 days ago

Seasonal Drinks Party Suggestions?

by frenchcountrykitchen 11 days ago

Hi all. My husband and I are having our first Thanksgiving ‘drinks and nibbles’ party, and we are hoping for recommen...


cgulotta commented 2 days ago

Turkey Thawing

by nonie56 3 days ago

I am defrosting a turkey 20lbs. today Tuesday 11/21/17 and it has been 4 days and just realized at 7:30 am Tuesday th...


ricepad commented 2 days ago

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