After all the time you spend defrosting, trussing, roasting and basting, it would be a shame to hack into your Thanksgiving turkey. There's an art to carving a turkey, but you may have to crack a few bones and pop some joints to get it done.
Pumpkin pie is so much a part of our American heritage that other uses for this nutrient-rich fruit tend to get overlooked. But canned pumpkin can be enjoyed in many other recipes, from smoothies and cakes soups to cocktails.
The turkey may be the central figure on the Thanksgiving table, but there are plenty of side items that outdo the cooked bird. In fact, who really needs that bird at all?
You're up at dawn on Thanksgiving, yanking the gizzards out of the turkey. A few hours later, your kids join you in the kitchen. They're excited -- and underfoot. Here are a couple of ways you can get them to help out.
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On the first Thanksgiving, the pilgrims wore buckles, the Native Americans brought corn and everyone made merry until the sun went down. Right? That's not the most accurate portrayal of the historical event.
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Whether roasted, fried or grilled, the Thanksgiving turkey is the star. Imagine your family sitting around the table staring at a burned bird. Before you bust out the basting brush, find out if you know what you're doing