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    Thanksgiving FAQs

    Need a quick answer to a Thanksgiving dilemma? We've compiled expert answers on some of the most commonly asked questions about the big meal.

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    How to Brine a Turkey

    Making the brine for your Thanksgiving turkey is the simple part—it's finding the fridge space that's a challenge. Senior Food Editor and Test Kitchen Manager Jennifer Armentrout demonstrates two space-saving solutions, using…

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    A Juicy Turkey with Crisp Brown Skin

    You don't have to choose between moist and juicy turkey meat or crisp brown skin. Follow our advice, and this Thanksgiving, you'll have both.

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    Help! Thanksgiving is Driving Me Crazy

    Thanksgiving dinner's got its frustrations; we've got the solutions. From lump-free gravy to the fluffiest mashed potatoes to the crispiest turkey skin, here's the science behind getting the best results…

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    Space-Saving Brining Tips

    The hardest thing about brining a turkey is finding the space to store it in its brine. For her Thanksgiving menu, author Ris Lacoste likes to brine her turkey in…

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    Everything You Need for Your Thanksgiving Turkey

    Equip your kitchen with useful items for preparing Thanksgiving dinner, including a roasting rack, a brining bag, a baster, an instant-read thermometer, a carving board, a carving knife, and a carving…

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    Brining a Turkey

    Start off and end up with a moister bird

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    How to Brine a Turkey

    There’s not much to it

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    For Jucier and Tastier Meat, Try Brining

    Learn what brining is and how it works to tenderize turkey and other types of meat.

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    Buyer Beware of 'Extra-Tender' Pork

    Find out what "extra-tender pork" really means and then decide if you want to use it