Not cooking Thanksgiving dinner yourself this year? While that may relieve you of a lot of preparation time and cooking in the kitchen, if you are going to someone else’s home for Thanksgiving this year keep in mind all that they have to do to prepare for the day. You may want to offer to do what you can or bring something of your own to the festivities. Bon Appetit has some great ideas as far as host gifts, side dishes, wine, drinks and other ideas about what you can do or bring to Thanksgiving dinner. Check it out!
Since your Thanksgiving turkey is a critical component of the meal you want to make sure it is properly thawed and ready for cooking come Thanksgiving so you do not fly into a panic about the bird still being frozen. Epicurious gives you a few helpful hints and reminders regarding thawing the bird so you can be sure to thaw it safely and properly, allowing you to cook dinner, make a great turkey and not worry about your guests leaving with more than just some leftovers. Check it out!
While the turkey is the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving meal, the side dishes can be the ones that steal the show. Everyone has their own personal favorites and traditional dishes that they make, but if you are looking for some new ideas and new ways to make old classics or something different, Food Network has put together over 50 classic Thanksgiving side dishes for you to try. Check it out!
Of course when you think of Thanksgiving, you immediately think of the turkey. The turkey is going to be the center of your meal and you want to do all you can to make sure it comes out perfectly. There are lots of different techniques you can try or you can just try the standard classic way of roasting a turkey. New York Times Cooking has put together everything you need to know about your turkey, from what to buy, how to prepare, recipes, tips, techniques for carving and much more so you can be the expert this Thanksgiving. Check it out!
Source: How to Cook Turkey – NYT Cooking
Everyone has classic recipes that they have remembered from when they were a child. You certainly have things you love to make eat even today, but you may have forgotten about some of the classics from when you were younger. Cooking Channel has put together 41 classic recipes from home that are great traditional dishes that will bring you back and make you feel good. Check it out!
Homemade biscuits are a treat that is difficult to pass up. They are perfect to go with any type of meal, are great to have with soups and stews and are perfect for those breakfast sandwiches you love. I make some biscuits about once a week so we can have them for different occasions, and Saveur has put together 6 great biscuit recipes for you to try that are great for any use. Check it out!