19 Charts For Anyone Hosting Thanksgiving This Year

    Everything you need to know in infographic form.

    1. Make sure you buy enough (but also not too much) food, based on the number of people you'll be hosting.

    2. If your turkey arrives frozen, follow this guide for how long you should defrost it in the fridge.

    3. If you're opting for a wet brine, make sure to use the right amount of liquid and let your turkey rest for the correct amount of time.

    4. Approximate the perfect cooking time based on the weight of your bird.

    5. When your turkey is done cooking, let it rest on the counter. Then, follow this guide to carve it so you get the most meat out of all of your work.

    6. Follow this step-by-step guide to make stuffing with your favorite bread.

    7. Grab just three ingredients and turn them into a delicious, savory gravy.

    8. Choose your favorite deviled egg customization, and serve those as your appetizer.

    9. Transform crunchy, raw chunks of potato into creamy, delicious mashed potatoes.

    10. And customize the texture of your mashed potatoes by using the correct tool.

    11. Avoid disappointing your guests by baking a pie that most people are likely to enjoy.

    12. Mix up your very own pumpkin spice blend so you can adjust all the flavors to make your pie just right.

    13. Select the apples that will work best for making pies, applesauce, apple butter, and other fall dishes.

    14. If you want to make your pie crust from scratch, follow these proportions so it's perfectly flaky.

    15. Let this show you how to lattice a pie.

    16. Or decorate your pie crust however you like best.

    17. Of course, select the wine that tastes best with the turkey.

    18. If you live in an area where it's super chilly already, try mulling some wine with spices and citrus.

    19. If you're diabetic, follow this chart for guidance on what to eat and not to eat (and how much!) during the big day.

    And BONUS! Print out these bingo cards for your family, then see who wins!