Thanksgiving Recipes and Menu, How to Cook a Turkey - FamilyEducation

Thanksgiving Food

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

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

Keeping Food Allergies in Mind During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, a holiday focused on feasting, can be worrisome for those who must avoid peanuts, gluten, shellfish, or any other food they can't tolerate. Whether you're dining at a restaurant or enjoying dinner at home, the people preparing the food and consuming it need to stay mindful of allergic reactions and how to prevent a possible interaction. When you have life-threatening food allergies, every meal causes concern. 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