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  • The Trick to Lump-Free Gravy

    Adding a quart of turkey broth to a hot roux can be a recipe for lumpy gravy, but if you whisk it in gradually, you can avoid the lumps and make your gravy perfectly smooth.

  • The Right Way to Carve a Turkey

    The traditional method for carving a turkey at the table doesn't give you the best-tasting meat. Watch this video to learn how to carve the juiciest slices of breast meat.

  • How to Brine a Turkey In a Cooler

    Got a cramped fridge around the holidays? Learn how to brine your turkey in a cooler to save space.

  • The Secret to Juicy Roast Turkey

    Usually when you roast a turkey, by the time the dark meat is done, the breast meat can be overcooked and tough. But there's a better way...

  • Sylvie's Turkey Breast Ballotine with Croissant-Sausage Stuffing and Apple Cider Gravy

    This recipe is from the award-winning cookbook, Flying Pans:  Two Chefs, One World.  It made a lovely Thanksgiving dinner for our smaller family, but would also be wonderful for Christmas...

  • Fine Cooking's Thanksgiving Hotline

    Have last-minute questions on Thanksgiving? Tweet us if you need us. @finecooking is LIVE on Twitter Thanksgiving Day and ready to help.

  • Pressure Cooker Cranberry Braised Turkey Wings

    Poultry wings don't get much respect - they are small, bony and often chucked into stock.  Turkey wings, because of their size, are the exception. The meat from a turkey wing is equivalent to...

  • No-Stress Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

    Pairing wines with your Thanksgiving feast can be a daunting task, but fear no more because we've got some easy and (cheap!) Turkey Day wine pairings.

  • How to Flip a Turkey

    The idea of flipping a hot, half-cooked turkey onto its back can cause anxiety in even the most experienced cooks. Fear not—after you’ve done it once, you’ll see it’s really not a big deal.

  • Roasting a Perfect Turkey

    Our food science experts explain the secrets to cooking your Thanksgiving turkey.

  • Turkey In A Hole

    Bored with oven-roasting your holiday bird? Try Poor Girl Gourmet's technique—all you need is a shovel, some fire, and beer...lots of beer.

  • How to Bone Turkey Breast and Thighs

    Turkey thighs and whole turkey breasts are most often sold bone-in and skin-on, so you'll need a boning knife and a little know-how to prepare these cuts for recipes.

  • How to Make Gravy for a Brined Turkey

    Pan juices are usually the backbone of turkey gravy, but gravy made only with the juices from a brined bird is bound to come out too salty. Fortunately, there’s a solution to this problem.

  • A Thanksgiving Menu in Minutes

    Haven't finished planning your Thanksgiving Menu? Use the Menu Maker to choose your recipes, and the work's done for you.

  • Answers to Your Burning Turkey Questions

    Got Thanksgiving turkey questions? Forget the hotline, look it up here first.

  • You Want Me to Stick it Where?

    You judge a turkey's doneness by putting the thermometer in the thickest part of the thigh. Where exactly is that?

  • The Bird Is Not the Word

    What do you make for Thanksgiving when you can't stand turkey?

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