Your definitive guide to Thanksgiving: Chowhounds ask and answer all the burning questions, from turkey temperatures to what makes the perfect pumpkin pie.

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving

The best way to cook a stress-free dinner is to think ahead, which is why we've created this comprehensive Thanksgiving guide with tips, techniques, and game plans that will help you host your best...

Thanksgiving plan 2020

by sandramrma 6 days ago

Has Covid effected your plans for this year? Traveling, getting together with family? Going out to dinner-ordering in-or just staying home???

Tommy's Joynt to re-open Oct. 29

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

Yes, it's true! Tommy's Joynt is getting ready to re-open. Talked to the manager yesterday and the target opening date is Thursday, Oct. 29. Its boarded up, graffiti'd doors have been one of the sa...

Pecan Pie that is not runny!

by rjlebed 10 years ago

I make all the desserts for Thanksgiving. That means that I try to make 7 or 8 different things. Despite the fact that there are lots of interesting and delicious desserts, there is always someon...

Steaming ham

by lanilu 8 months ago

Has anyone out there other than me use a pasta pot with insert to steam ham in? I have a large pasta pot that I have been using for over 25 years to steam ham when the oven is full of turkey and ...

Thanksgiving 2019: The Good, The Bad, The OMG What Was That?

by TorontoJo 11 months ago

Happy After Thanksgiving! Hopefully everyone had a joyful and delicious day and any stress is just a hazy memory. Let's hear about your day. What went well and what went wrong? What would you do ag...

Thanksgiving leftovers: what's your favorite?

by gutreactions 11 months ago

Haven't had the main meal yet, but I am already thinking about the leftovers. How about a fresh turkey sandwich with Russian dressing, along with a side of stuffing? What's your favorite leftov...

Thanksgiving Buffet Boston Area

by phred13 12 months ago

I'm sure this has been discussed quite often this time of year, but CH's search function would have to get better just to suck. Entering 'thanksgiving buffet' as the criteria I'm getting results fr...

Thanksgiving 2019 Menus

by TorontoJo 12 months ago

What's on the menu this year? Are you sticking with your tried and true dishes, or are you going rogue? Are you hosting or being hosted? (It feels late to be starting this discussion, but search...

Fresh turkey–sell by date was yesterday

by redfrau 11 months ago

Hi and happy thanksgiving eve! I bought a replacement turkey today after my other turkey leaked, literally, all over my fridge. (What a mess. But that’s another story!) Didn’t notice the sell by/us...

Butterball Turkey Talk Line is up and running...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Any questions concerning your Thanksgiving repast? The annual Turkey Talk Line is up and running with experts ready to help. (800-288-8372) They now offer contact thru social media, texting and ema...

Pop-up turkey timer

by MikeIIPA 11 months ago

I have a thawing 20 pound store brand turkey that has a pop-up timer inserted in it. Has anyone ever taken this kind of thing out of the turkey before roasting it? My oven has a built in probe and...

Canadian Thanksgiving

by highlyunlikely 1 year ago

We are hosting Thanksgiving this weekend and I haven't cooked a Thanksgiving dinner for years and years so have been combing the CH boards and recipe sites for tips. There will only be six of us, ...

55 Degree Turkey Safe?

by smtexdad 11 months ago

Ordered a fresh, never frozen, pre-brined turkey online. It shipped from California at 7pm 11/25 and arrived to my door in Houston exactly 24 hours later. The turkey was refrigerated before shippin...

Mom’s Cornbread — The Lost Recipe!

by kelvin_of_ranard 11 months ago

About this time of year, when I am thankful for God’s blessings on my life, I am also missing many beloved family members! And, with their passing, I am missing their many idiosyncrasies which wil...


by aromasgram 11 months ago

If a brining turkey got over 40 degrees, should it be tossed?