'Thanksgiving Easy Menu' on Serious Eats

The Perfect Baked Potato

Maybe the solution to the challenge of simplifying Thanksgiving isn't to look for semi-homemade options, but to tweak the menu so that it requires less work to be fully homemade. What if, for example, you replaced mashed potatoes with perfectly... More

How to Roast a Turkey

In addition to his new, encyclopedic Cooking, James Peterson has collected tips, culinary advice (how to season a pan, sharpen a knife, freeze clear ice cubes), and basic recipes in What's a Cook to Do. He gives step-by-step carving advice... More

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