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This Thanksgiving bring in the harvest for a delicious holiday feast. Read about scrumptious appetizers that you can prepare as you tell your kids all that they ever wanted to know about the first Thanksgiving.


Why Turkey Fryers Explode

Thanksgiving Day is No. 1 for cooking fire accidents, and turkey fryers are a big part of the problem. Here's why, scientifically speaking. See more »

Thanksgiving Pictures and Recipes

Need some inspiration for your next Thanksgiving spread? Check out our photos and recipes of the most popular holiday meal mainstays. See more »

10 Thanksgiving Sides No One Cares About

Thanksgiving is just as much about the sides as it is about the turkey, but many of the traditional holiday favorites are less than popular. Save yourself from ample amounts of unwanted leftovers by nixing these sides from your Turkey Day table. See more »

5 Tips for Dealing With Turkey Day Drama

Feuding family members, an overcrowded house and the pressure of preparing a multicourse meal can lead to conflicts on Thanksgiving. Instead of dreading the holidays, try these tips to head off Turkey Day drama before it happens. See more »

Thanksgiving for Two: Your Perfect Menu

Thanksgiving is normally a holiday filled with numerous guests, ample amounts of food and more than a little family drama. But when there's just two of you on Turkey Day, you have to plan things a little differently. See more »

10 International Dishes for Your Thanksgiving Spread

Turkey and stuffing are delicious traditional Thanksgiving dishes, but sometimes it's refreshing to vary the requisite menu to include international fare. See more »

Planning a Gluten-free Thanksgiving

If you're forced to cut gluten out of your diet, holidays like Thanksgiving can seem pretty bland. But for those with celiac disease, there are several substitutions you can make to keep Thanksgiving fare delicious, familiar and festive. See more »

Turkey-free Thanksgivings

Ben Franklin may have regarded turkey as an honorable bird, but many folks don't think it's much of a palatable meal. Your Thanksgiving protein doesn't have to be a snoozer, so skip the tryptophan and mix it up a little. See more »

10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Prep for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day can be the stuff of memories, and cooks everywhere plan their menus carefully, plot out their seating arrangements and strategize their approach to dinner. What can you do to make your feast a success? See more »

Fake or Make? What to Buy and What to Make Yourself for Thanksgiving

You don't normally cook for 12 (or 20) -- which is why Thanksgiving can seem so stressful. You could opt to buy some of the menu items, but will people be able to tell? We've got some clever solutions to help you cover your tracks this year. See more »