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17 Incredibly Helpful Charts For Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner

Every single Thanksgiving question, answered.

1. For the trip to the grocery store:

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And check out how to make your own Thanksgiving menu for the first time for under 100 bucks here.

2. For Frozen Turkey Panic:

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Now that you've defrosted it, here's how to roast it.

3. For prepping a turkey:

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4. For mashed potato guidance:

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More on making the mashed potatoes of your dreams here.

5. For stuffing:

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If you want more guidance, here's a dreamy recipe for classic stuffing.

6. For the perfect pie crust:

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Do you want to make the best apple pie ever? Here's a recipe.

7. For knowing when to pull the bird out of the oven:

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8. For pumpkin pie:

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9. For when things don't go according to plan:

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For non-emergency gravy made with drippings, go here.

10. For people to like to ~plan~:

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11. For adulting:

12. For woman's best friend:


13. For the guests:


14. For the fundamentals of Thanksgiving (and every) meal:

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15. For after the grocery trip:

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16. For smart swaps:

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17. For the day after: