Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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How Long to Thaw a Turkey

How long does it take for a turkey to thaw? Here's how you can thaw a turkey in the refrigerator, in the sink and even in the microwave.

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Want to Cook Turkey Stuffing? Read This First.

Turkey stuffing can be delicious and a great essential to have for Thanksgiving—if done properly. We'll show you how to...


30 Turkey Tips Everyone Should Know This Thanksgiving

We’re sharing Thanksgiving advice directly from Taste of Home readers and our Test Kitchen. Use our timeless turkey tips to...


This Is Exactly How Much Turkey to Make Per Person

No need to guess how much turkey per person—this handy rule will make your Thanksgiving easier and oh-so-tasty!


Cooking a Small Turkey This Thanksgiving? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Here's a handy guide to buying a small turkey: how much turkey to buy, where to shop and how long...

10 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Cooking a Turkey

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful. But if you avoid these common mistakes when cooking a turkey, it'll be that...


How to Prep Your Entire Thanksgiving Meal in Advance

Cooking a Thanksgiving feast is stressful, but it doesn't have to be! We asked a professional chef how to prep...

15 Easy Fixes for Common Thanksgiving Glitches

Expect a stress-free Thanksgiving feast with these expert-approved tips for remedying common kitchen errors.


The Secret Ingredient That Totally Transforms Sweet Potatoes

Here's the tale of a traditional Turkey Day side dish and its deliciously vintage twist. Who knew?!


Here’s the Secret Ingredient for Perfect Pumpkin Pie

You can make a pumpkin pie from scratch that will have everyone asking, "How DID you do that?"


Why You Should Never Make Your Thanksgiving Turkey in a Bag

When cooking turkey in a bag, think plastic. Paper grocery bags can be toxic. Here's why.

The Most Common Reasons Why Your Pie Crust Isn’t Working

Running into these pie crust problems? We can help!