The Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner
Choose traditional dishes everyone expects + ask guests to bring side dishes and desserts. Variety is key!
Plan an Epic Menu
Send invites 4-6 weeks early, get RSVPs, and follow up. Knowing headcount is crucial!
Send Invites ASAP
Thoroughly clean and decorate with holiday flair several days before. Create a festive ambiance.
Transform Your Home
Make non-perishable dishes and bake pies early. Prep ingredients like chopping veg ahead of time.
Get a Head Start
Allow 20 min per lb to thaw and cook turkey. Use a meat thermometer for 165°F. Let rest before carving.
Conquer the Bird
Greet warmly at the door, take coats, offer drinks. Have enough seats, serve dinner promptly.
Pamper Your Guests
Focus on enjoying meaningful conversations and time with loved ones. Relax!
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
Don't worry about cleaning until the next day. Savor the meal you worked hard to make.
Cleanup can Wait
Follow these tips to confidently host an unforgettable Thanksgiving feast!
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