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What's the fastest way to defrost a turkey? How do you know when your pie is done? Get the information you need from this collection of Thanksgiving videos.

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Three Tips for Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Why you shouldn't baste, the best way to salt your bird, and how to make great g…

How to Make Pecan Pie in Advance

We have a foolproof method for freezing pecan pies.

How to Temp and Rest Your Turkey

Ensure your turkey comes out perfectly on Thanksgiving.

How to Carve a Turkey

Every Thanksgiving, there's one question on everyone's mind: What's the best way…

How to Keep Mashed Potatoes Warm

Here are three tips for keeping your mashed potatoes warm while the rest of the …

How to Save Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Do you always have leftover mashed potatoes after Thanksgiving? Here’s a great w…

How to Make a Pie in a Cast-Iron Skillet

If you find yourself short a pie plate when baking Thanksgiving pies, a seasoned…

How to Thaw a Frozen Turkey at the Last Minute

If you wake up on Thanksgiving and realize you forgot to thaw your turkey in the…

How to Know When Your Pie is Done

Making a pie from scratch can be challenging—and by the time you get it in the o…

How to Reheat Leftover Turkey

Leftover turkey is unavoidable after Thanksgiving, but dry, stringy meat and lea…

How to Make a DIY Cooling Rack

If you’re baking lots of pies for Thanksgiving, you might run out of racks to co…

How to Make Perfect Pie Dough

The perfect pie dough has just the right balance of tenderness to structure. Her…

How to Serve the Perfect First Slice of Pie

Extracting the first slice of a pie neatly is a challenge and almost never works…

How to Keep Gravy Warm at the Table

We came up with a method that keeps gravy so warm that you can get it ready well…

How to Make a Quick Roux to Thicken Gravy at the La...

Roux, a cooked mixture of flour and fat, is often used to thicken gravy; cooking…

How to Prepare Brussels Sprouts in a New Way

Raw Brussels sprouts salad success lies in slicing the sprouts very thinly.

How to Know When Your Turkey Is Done

Many supermarket turkeys come with a timer inserted into the meat that’s set to …

Why You Should Rest Your Turkey Before Carving

While you might be tempted to carve your turkey the minute it's done, especially…

How to Fix a Cracked or Slumped Pie Crust

Sometimes pie shells crack or slump when they bake. How can you fix them?