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Turkey thawed? How to thaw?

by keb0506 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

Sweet Potatoes with Bacon?

by DuffyH 3 months ago

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

rasputina commented 3 months ago

Turkey Thawing

by nonie56 3 months 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 3 months ago

Home Cooking Dish of the Month: Nominations for November 2017

by L.Nightshade 4 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

Thanksgiving - Where to go PGH?

by Augie6 4 months ago

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


Khotso98 commented 3 months ago

Thanksgiving Cocktails

by jlovesfood 3 months ago

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

JMF commented 3 months ago

Sausage Cornbread Dressing

by StephAnnM 3 months ago

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


barbaract commented 3 months ago

Advice on roasting a turkey drumstick

by vvv03 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

Cranberry Sauce

by ronojo 3 months ago

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


acgold7 commented 3 months ago

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Thanksgiving in Great Neck

by chowdog613 3 months ago

We are planning a late afternoon glatt kosher Thanksgiving meal for 15 people ages 1 -85 at restaurant in Great Neck....

Where can I purchase Turkey Giblets?

by s4zando 3 months ago

Does anyone know where in the TCs I could purchase some turkey giblets and neck (equivalent to what's typically in on...


acgold7 commented 3 months ago

Cooking a Semi-Stuffed Turkey - how long?

by nofunlatte 3 months ago

Okay, I've got a 13-pounder this year (I always order a small from my local organic grocer, but last year's small was...


acgold7 commented 3 months ago

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Brussels Sprouts - OMG~!!

by Caiatransplant2 3 months ago

So, beginning with the premise that Brussels are not my all time fav, (not bad, mind you, but . . .) anyway, I picke...

Thanksgiving dinner

by tdombrow 3 months ago

Looking for somewhere to eat thanksgiving dinner while in Denver. Suggestions?


DeborahL commented 3 months ago