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Sous-Vide Turkey

by FoodiSaur 3 hours 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 3 hours ago

Seasonal Drinks Party Suggestions?

by frenchcountrykitchen 9 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 4 hours ago

Thanksgiving 2017 Discussion

by bblonde 27 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 ...


SarBright commented 4 hours ago

Spatchcocking 20lb turkey help!

by carey24 1 day ago

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


Autumm2 commented 4 hours ago

Sweet Potatoes with Bacon?

by DuffyH 6 hours ago

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

Ttrockwood commented 4 hours ago

Thanksgiving Etiquette (rant alert)

by ssahls 3 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...


odkaty commented 6 hours ago

turkey thawing

by nonie56 15 hours 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 9 hours ago

Home Cooking Dish of the Month: Nominations for November 2017

by L.Nightshade 1 month ago

It’s getting chilly around here! November is approaching. It's time to think about what we'll be cooking together nex...


masha commented 10 hours ago

Thanksgiving--how many side dishes do you make for small groups?

by swfood 3 years ago

Curious, how many side dishes people are making for small gatherings (say 1-4 adults). There will be 4 of us, plus 2 ...


truman commented 12 hours ago

Got Big Rib Roast for Thanksgiving. Too Big to Cook? Cut in Half?

by Sammy568 14 hours ago

I got a big 11-pound rib roast for Thanksgiving (5 adults and 3 kids) and now I'm wondering whether it is too big to ...


acgold7 commented 14 hours ago

Thanksgiving - Where to go PGH?

by Augie6 1 month ago

Due to events cannot cook for Thanksgiving... Where is some good places to head for a Thanksgiving Meal in PGH? THANK...


Khotso98 commented 15 hours ago

Thanksgiving Cocktails

by jlovesfood 5 days ago

The Barefoot Contessa has long been a leader in home-cooked, gourmet meals and ultimate party planning. Her cookbooks...

JMF commented 19 hours ago

Sausage Cornbread Dressing

by StephAnnM 9 days ago

So, my mother has been talking about the kind of dressing her mother made at Thanksgiving (dressing, not stuffing, if...


barbaract commented 1 day ago

Advice on roasting a turkey drumstick

by vvv03 3 days ago

My sister and I took over thanksgiving cooking a couple of years ago from our mother and we now fry the turkey. My mo...


acgold7 commented 1 day ago

Can any Stuffing Recipe be made into a Make-Ahead?

by wahine88 5 years ago

DIdn't have "luck" with a specifically Make-Ahead stuffing recipe (even though it was from Cooks Illustrated). In th...


JWL commented 1 day ago

Thanksgiving Dinner in Chambersburg, PA

by tapas gal 10 years ago

Hello I am seeking a good place to have Thanksgiving Dinner in the Chambersburg Pa area. My husband and I will be ...


waternymph commented 1 day ago

Office Thanksgiving potluck ideas please!

by chitodc 8 years ago

My office is having its annual Thanksgiving potluck, and in past years I've kinda copped out and brought store-bought...

The_Libster commented 1 day ago

Macaroni and cheese for Thanksgiving side?

by mushroomaffairs 2 years ago

I really want to make some sort of mac and cheese dish for Thanksgiving but am afraid the dish will lend to the alrea...

The_Libster commented 1 day ago

Chinatown Thanksgiving recs

by luckiestduck 7 days ago

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


bronwen commented 1 day ago

Cranberry Sauce

by ronojo 3 days ago

Need a recipe for cranberry sauce that is whole30 compliant. This means no sugar, no honey, no artificial sweetener....


acgold7 commented 1 day ago

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