Turkey Advice

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Thoughtful tips and clever ideas to help you make Thanksgiving wonderful -- everything from buying to carving a turkey, preparing sides, and making pies.

Buying and Thawing a Bird

Because many of us save turkey and all the trimmings for a once- or twice-a-year feast, even experienced cooks can use a refresher course on buying, thawing, and cooking the traditional bird.

Stuffing the Bird

Learn how to stuff and roast the turkey.

Turkey Timing

Here are a variety of methods to check that your turkey is cooked perfectly.

Interactive Roasting Guide

Time your meal perfectly with our online calculator.

Velvety Gravy

Here are some tips on how to get great-tasting and smooth gravy.

Mashed Potatoes

Homemade mashed potatoes are easy and delicious beyond compare.

Perfect Stuffing

Stuffing a roast turkey makes it extra special. You are sure to find a stuffing with just the ingredients you, your family, and friends will love here.

Pastry Tips

Forget store-bought crusts -- this simple recipe makes baking your own easy.

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