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Thanksgiving Food

Cook up a Thanksgiving menu to remember with tasty recipes for turkey and all the fixin's'.

9 Creative Ways to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

The tradition of preparing and feasting on a Thanksgiving meal dates to the 17th century, when the first European settlers arrived on these shores. Although Turkey Day celebrations vary by region, family, and personal preference, eating turkey is a custom shared by 95% of the population, according to the National Turkey Federation. Follow this slideshow to learn about the different ways Thanksgiving turkeys are prepared in the U.S. read more

Cooking a Thanksgiving Turkey

Cooking a Thanksgiving TurkeyWhether you're a new cook or an old hand, follow these simple steps to turn out a safe, tasty turkey! What's the best way to thaw a turkey? The best and safest way to thaw a turkey is in the fridge. If time is an issue, you can submerge the turkey in cold water. Don't defrost at room temperature, because that allows bacteria to grow. read more

Let's Talk Turkey Quiz

When it comes to holiday food, nothing's more all-American than a turkey dinner with all the fixings. But how much do you really know about this sizzling centerpiece? Here's your chance to strut your stuff! read more

Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List

Make sure you have everything you need to roast a turkey and prepare all the trimmings for the big feast on Thanksgiving Day with our printable grocery list. read more

Savory Stuffing

Savory Stuffing You can make your stuffing from scratch without a lot of hassle if you use prepared seasoned bread-stuffing cubes. You'll get rave reviews from your family for this special stuffing recipe sent to me by Dr. Robert Barnet of Reno, Nevada. Level: Moderately easy Time involved: One to two hours Ingredients: read more