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    We Tested Pinterest Thanksgiving Hacks To See Which Ones Actually Worked

    Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.

    Hey there! I'm Marie, from BuzzFeed's Food team.

    Since Thanksgiving is the ultimate food holiday — but also can be a huge headache to plan — I wanted to see if Pinterest had any good tips for prepping and hosting.

    And to make *your* time easier, I tried some of the most popular ones to see which actually worked. Here's what I found out:

    1. HACK #1: Run pumpkin puree through a food processor to get an even smoother pumpkin pie filling.

    2. HACK #2: Make peeling potatoes much easier by boiling them skin-on and submerging them in ice-cold water first.

    In the end, all you really need is one of these.

    3. HACK #3: Make a fool-proof spiral twirl crust to top your pies.

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    4. HACK #4: Add soy sauce to your gravy to make it more flavorful.

    5. HACK #5: Add vodka to a piecrust to make it flakier.

    6. HACK #6: Turn leftover pie into a milkshake.

    7. HACK #7: Use wax paper instead of flour to make rolling out your pie dough even easier.

    8. HACK #8: Add baking powder to your mashed potatoes to make them super fluffy.

    9. HACK #9: Easily clean your food processor by filling it with water and dish soap, then blending.

    10. HACK #10: Make roses out of pie dough.

    11. HACK #11: Cover your pie in parchment paper when you bake it to cook it more evenly.