Thanksgiving is undoubtedly the most important meal of the year. Come out like a champ with these 15 handy Thanksgiving hacks that will ensure a picture-perfect meal.
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Use this handy chart to plan exactly how much food you’ll need on Thanksgiving.
A cooler doesn’t just keep your food cool, it will also keep it warm. Wrap items in foil and place in the cooler as you cook then unwrap before serving to guests.
Use a Yeti or another stainless steel insulted cup to keep gravy warm and free up another burner on the stove.
Set your table days ahead of time so you can cross one thing off your to-do list on Thanksgiving Day.
The slow cooker is your friend! Use it on the warm setting to keep your mashed potatoes warm.
Kraft paper is the perfect way to cover your table and add entertainment for guests old and young.
Find a recipe that works with an instantpot or another type of pressure cooker to free up your oven and stove.
Practice your pie-making skills ahead of time to impress your guests. This handy video by Martha Stewart shows you exactly how to make each one.
Look for foods you can make 3-5 days in advance to keep Thanksgiving Day less stressful.
Hold off the hangry by having out Thanksgiving-worthy appetizers out for your guest. This cranberry salsa is always a crowd favorite!
Prep ahead of time by chopping veggies and storing them in airtight plastic containers.
Wow your guests with creating handmade place cards for each person.
Study up on exactly how to carve a turkey with this handy visual chart.
What are your hacks to ensure a successful Thanksgiving? Share them below!
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