getting ready for thanksgiving

7 Ways to Make Your Thanksgiving Easier, Or How to Kick Thanksgiving’s Butt

It often seems that those who love/like Thanksgiving the most have an inverse relationship to how much time they spend preparing the Thanksgiving meal.  It’s easy to like a holiday where copious amounts of food magically appear on a table with pie waiting at the end.  That’s not quite fair, but it’s up to us cooks and hosts to improve our own Thanksgiving cheer, without forfeiting the oven mitt and the whisk.  Here are the tips I fall back on year after year, for Thanksgiving and other holiday gatherings. Lists, lists, lists: You can’t write things down in too much …

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