Avoiding kitchen disasters.

Even accomplished home cooks feel the pressure of preparing a big feast for family and friends on Thanksgiving Day. It’s a perfect storm of anxieties: Beloved traditions, high expectations, a huge menu and a big crowd all add up to a stressful few days in the kitchen. Here are a few strategies for avoiding culinary mishaps. But if the potatoes are done too early or the gravy gets lumpy, relax. Check out my recent article for SparkPeople.com about avoiding Thanksgiving dinner mishaps—and fixing the ones that, inevitably, occur.

And Happy Thanksgiving!

One thought on “Avoiding kitchen disasters.

  1. Good tips! We make the mashed potatoes early and set them on low in a crockpot. Also, buying a fresh bird is the best way to alleviate thawing anxiety—and it tastes so much better!

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