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...

Tenderizing a processed Turkey

by CeeWM 4 hours ago

Ok, so I’m broke and cooking for 12. I sucked it up and got the $5 Safeway bird, it’s 20lbs. Package claims it is 1240mg sodium per lb. is this considered pre brined? I’m considering my options, I ...


Thanksgiving 2019 Menus

by TorontoJo 5 days 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...


Help me with a menu for a smoked Thanksgiving turkey!

by espressoiloveyou 6 days ago

My small family does our own Thanksgiving (just us and our two children!)... It is one of the only holidays we are alone. We live in Austin. I am thinking this year we may smoke the turkey. I want ...

Thanksgiving Community Potluck, Nov 28, Sonoma Wine Shop (Sebastopol)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

"12th Thanksgiving Community Potluck November 28 Hours 12-7 pm more or less! Each year, meekk & Bryan open the wine club all day to host this community potluck. Bring a dish and share a dish....

Butterball Turkey Talk Line is up and running...

by gutreactions 1 year 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...

Thanksgiving Buffet Boston Area

by phred13 13 days 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...


by Mperez49 12 days ago

I need to make stuffing for our veterans and families at least 200, what would I need?

What's Open for Thanksgiving in Manchester, NH

by fayth 11 years ago

Need recommendations for Thanksgiving meal for Manchester, NH area. Prefer under $35 per person.

HELP!! Palm Harbor area for Thanksgiving dinner??

by redfishe 12 years ago

I happened onto this site!! I hope you can help me!! I need to find some good options for thanksgiving dinner in the Palm Harbor area... could be Tarpon Spring, Clearwater, Spring Hill, but n...

Thanksgiving in San Miguel de Allende

by RoyRon 8 years ago

My wife and I are going to be in San Miguel on Thanksgiving. We enjoy all types of cuisines and price is not too much of concern. We are not necessariy looking for a traditional T-Day dinner but ...

Canadian Thanksgiving

by highlyunlikely 1 month 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, ...

Phoenix area - Thanksgiving restaurant for veg and non-veg guests

by Loganberry98 1 month ago

Hello all - I am searching for a restaurant in the Phoenix area to accommodate both vegetarian and non-vegetarian patrons. As posted below, I found a place that has lots of options for both veg an...

Thanksgiving in Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 2 months ago

Suggestions of restaurants serving traditional thanksgiving dinner OR places that sell complete traditional dinner to go. Thank you.

Thanksgiving in Little Rock?

by cajungwailo 2 months ago

Thanksgiving in Little Rock? Restaurants, or carry-out complete holiday meal packages?

Looking for Thanksgiving Restaurant

by harrymart 2 months ago

We will be visiting Denver for Thanksgiving and would like to have a traditional holiday dinner at a restaurant in Denver or nearby. Any suggestions?

Balsamic Braised Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

by mrshalf 12 months ago

Smitten Kitchen liked Sunday Suppers at Lucques version! Happy to see a cookbook I was familiar with referenced during my search! I feel accomplished, haha.

Thanksgiving relish tray?

by buckeye.mary 11 years ago

I was just curious... How many of you have a relish tray at Thanksgiving dinner? This is my husband's first Thanksgiving experiencing my family's traditions, and he thought the relish tray idea ...

Thanksgiving 2018: The Good, The Bad, The WTF?

by TorontoJo 12 months ago

OK, folks, let's hear how your Thanksgiving dinner went. Which recipes turned out as good or better than you were hoping? Which were flops? And do share the WTF moments, be it a recipe, a timing ni...

Thanksgiving dinner in a vacation rental house!

by JanRan 1 year ago

I thought it was a good idea at the time when I convinced my family to rent a house for Thanksgiving weekend. But now I'm starting to panic as this requires a lot of organization. I have no idea ...