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Thanksgiving Planning Tips

Follow our Thanksgiving planning tips to make your family's celebration run smoothly this year. From tips on traveling with holiday food to learning how to time the turkey, create a memorable Thanksgiving and still have time to enjoy it. To guarantee a successful Thanksgiving, start planning early in November, using our Thanksgiving timeline as a reference. Our guide to keeping Thanksgiving stress-free will ensure a calm and relaxing day of thanks, and if you run into any snags, you can always consult our Thanksgiving kitchen tips. Need step-by-step roasting instructions? Our easy-to-use, interactive turkey-roasting guide will help you cook the perfect turkey. Learn how to shop for a crowd, and get expert tips for planning the Thanksgiving meal. You'll also find creative ways to give thanks, such as making a clever Thanksgiving centerpiece with everyone's thoughts. For another fun family activity, consult our list of the best Thanksgiving movies. Come Thanksgiving, you'll be well prepared for the big day so that you can focus on giving thanks for your family and friends gathered around the table.

Traveling with Holiday Food

Keep all your favorite foods safe to eat whether you're traveling across town...

Holiday Buffet Party Food Ideas

Create a sophisticated look for your holiday party food table with these easy...

Shopping for a Crowd

Use this guide when you're planning to buy food for a large group. The size fo...

Holiday Cooking Questions and Answers

The Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen experts serve up answers to your...

Table Centerpieces for the Holidays

Leave no table bare this holiday! Our pretty table centerpieces ensure you'll...

Thanksgiving Countdown

Here's your timeline to success with all your Thanksgiving preparations this...

Easy and Creative Ways to Give Thanks at Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, enjoy these simple crafts and ideas for encouraging friends...

Creative Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Get creative with your centerpiece designs -- a chalkboard-painted platter...

How to Mash Potatoes

Make mashed potatoes from scratch -- the creamy results are a special side dis...

How to Carve a Turkey

Watch as we carve a turkey for Thanksgiving or another special dinner. We help...

Thanksgiving Dinner Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

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6 Holiday Superfoods

Your Christmas and Thanksgiving dinners may be healthier than you think.

Side Dish Upgrade: Stuffing

Try our twists on basic stuffing. You likley have these flavor-enhancing...

How to Make Pecan Pie

Enjoy perfectly baked pecan pie by watching for the center filling to puff and...

Thanksgiving with Tyler Florence

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home an...

Help for Thanksgiving Kitchen Emergencies

Avoid a recipe nightmare with our Kitchen-Tested problem solvers.

Time To Tailgate

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A Make & Bake Afternoon

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home an...

Turkey Advice

Thoughtful tips and clever ideas to help you make Thanksgiving wonderful --...

Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet

Whether you're a first-time holiday hostess or just looking for a better way t...

Kitchen Cookware for Holiday Feasts

Cooking a Thanksgiving feast can be intimidating. Having the right cookware,...

Thanksgiving Quotes & Poems

When it comes time to count your blessings this Thanksgiving, use these quotes...

Trend Spotting with BHG: Charcuterie

What is charcuterie? Glad you asked! These trays of cold cooked meats and...

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